eHealth is the means of ensuring that the right health information is provided to the right person at the right place and time in a secure, electronic form for the purpose of optimising the quality and efficiency of health care delivery.
The intelligent use of information, applications and technology can help drive improved health outcomes for children and families of NSW in the future. This future includes eHealth systems to provide reliable, accurate and comprehensive data where information will inform best practice and allow the monitoring and evaluation of services that have an impact on the health of mothers, children, young people and their families.
An eHealth system should meet the needs of children, young people and their families in a manner that:
Some of the key solutions are: