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Domain D – Information Enabled Care and Services

Information Enabled Care and Services

Health workers use information and data to inform and evaluate decision making and the delivery of digital health services

Increasingly, health workers are required to use their critical thinking and analyse data to provide information in the provision of health and care services. It is essential to understand the importance of trusted digital data and information to better enable and connect service and care beyond one’s own role or organisation. These capabilities are applicable across roles and settings and are vital to the effective use of digital health solutions to inform health service delivery and development.

There are three sub-domains within Domain D, Information Enabled Care and Services:

D.1 Information Sources
Understanding the range of health information/data sources available and how and why these may be linked and analysed

D.2 Reasoning and Evaluation
Evaluation of data and use of critical reasoning to support decision making and informed use of digital health applications

D.3 Digital Services
Promoting the evaluation of current and emerging digital health approaches to support service development and improvement

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Formative level resource links

Council for Connected Care & Related Resources: Australian Digital Health Agency

Digitally Enabled Models of Care: Talking Health Tech

Ensuring Digitally Enabled Health Care is Equitable and Effective for All: Kings Fund UK

Key Drivers that are Shaping the Next Generation of Digital and Data Driven Health Care: Ernst & Young

Unlocking the Power and Potential of Data Enabled Healthcare: Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)

Digital health services: Australian Digital Health Agency

Proficient level resource links

Guide to Informed Decision Making in Health Care: Queensland Health

Interoperability in Health Care: Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Shaping Europe’s Digital Future – eHealth Priorities: Various Resources – European Commission

Technology Enabled Care & Services: Resource for Commissioners: National Health Service (NHS) UK 

The Widening Gap Between the Digital Capability of the Care Workforce and Technology Enabled Health Care Delivery: A Nursing & Allied Health Perspective – March 2023

Australia’s national digital health strategy: Australian Digital Health Agency