Online Master of Digital Health: Careers
Make an impact in the growing digital health field
Future-focused technical training
Today’s leading healthcare organisations need professionals with specialised training to develop, implement and manage digital health innovation. La Trobe’s Master of Digital Health gives you the industry knowledge and technical expertise to take the next step in your career.
With La Trobe, you’ll enhance your skills in the following areas:
- Health Big Data and the Internet of Medical Things
- Telehealth and virtual models of care
- Health communication using digital platforms
- Digital health design and implementation
- Digital health trends
- Strategic digital transformation of health
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Meet industry demand for digital health and informatics experts
Healthcare delivery is changing in Australia and across the globe. More than ever, organisations rely on technology to support clinicians and enhance care quality. Digital health professionals are leading the way by facilitating this transformation among consumers, healthcare organisations and government agencies.
The Master of Digital Health from La Trobe provides the comprehensive training you need to graduate workforce-ready. You’ll study the latest digital health trends, innovations and frameworks to prepare to meet the current and future needs of various healthcare industries.
- Employment in the healthcare and social assistance industry is expected to grow by 9 per cent by 2025.1
- The Australian Government’s National Digital Health Workforce and Education Roadmap outlines the need for digital transformation in health services and calls for a skilled, digitally capable workforce.2
- Telehealth visit usage doubled between 2016 and 2019, with nearly 30 per cent of doctors adopting some form of digital health technology.3
Qualify for a range of digital health careers
When you graduate from La Trobe’s online Master of Digital Health, you will have the technical skills to help transform healthcare delivery using innovative and efficient digital approaches. We’ve aligned this course with the Australasian Institute of Digital Health’s (AIDH) health informatics competency framework, so you’ll be ready to:
- Apply advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to complex issues in evidence-based digital health practice.
- Apply principles and key concepts in designing, developing, implementing, and managing contemporary digital health solutions.
- Critically analyse and interpret health-related data and technical information to present conclusions.
- Participate in the research and innovation cycle to improve healthcare by initiating, applying and evaluating digital health solutions.
- Critically evaluate digital health technologies to enhance clinician/consumer experience, patient care and safety, and improve outcomes.
- Critically analyse digital health trends to address current and emerging needs within the healthcare ecosystem and community.
If you choose to pursue the Graduate Certificate in Digital Health, you will learn to:
- Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills associated with evidence-based practice in digital health.
- Apply contemporary principles and key concepts in developing and managing digital health solutions.
- Analyse, interpret and present health-related data in a comprehensible form.
Career support from La Trobe
As you get ready to advance your career, La Trobe’s career services team and alumni community are here to support you. You’ll graduate ready to put your best foot forward to secure the role you want.
- Australia Industry and Skills Committee. Health. Retrieved from https://nationalindustryinsights.aisc.net.au/industries/health.
- Australian Digital Health Agency. Workforce and Education. National Digital Health Workforce and Education Roadmap. Retrieved from https://www.digitalhealth.gov.au/healthcare-providers/initiatives-and-programs/workforce-and-education.
- Wavelength International. Digital Health and the future of healthcare. Retrieved from https://wave.com.au/blog/digital-health-and-the-future-of-healthcare/.