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Digital Health & Data Use: Introduction (Module 1)


Welcome to module 1 of 4 – Digital Health & Data Use: Introduction.

This module consists of five lessons:

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Five ways digital health is changing healthcare
  • Data driven care: turning data from a personal health journey into actionable information
  • Do healthcare professionals really need to know data analytics?
  • Conclusion.

A certificate is issued on completion.


By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • identify the key components of digital health systems and the evolving roles of the health workforce in digital environments.
  • identify digital health technologies, data sources and digital touch-points on a personal health journey.
  • recognise the range, purpose and functions of digital health technologies and systems used for the communication of health information.
  • identify the governance of clinical information systems and the stakeholders involved.
  • consider how digital transformations change the delivery of healthcare and the way we work.
  • recognise the relevance of data analytics to health professionals and what it means to be data-literate.


This module is designed for all NSW Health employees and may qualify for up to 0.5 hours of  Continuous Professional Development.