Did you know? 4 million people in Australia have partial digital skills, yet a significant percentage (> 90%) of Australians now information regarding their health via online tools.

 

Research via prominent resources indicates that telehealth adoption could reduce costs for the health care system by up to $3 billion a year. There are a range of online tools, internet portals and digital applications that could be leveraged, though digital inclusion, technology access and development of digital skills is key to outcomes. 

 

Healthy IQ assists regional and rural Australians, to learn about and access the abundance of online health programs and support available to them, including digital tools, online portals and more. The initiative works with partners that agree, supporting people to learn essential digital health literacy skills is critical to ensure every Australian has the ability to make informed, confident choices when it comes to supporting their health and wellbeing online.