Play six: Emerging uses of data and technology in the health sector

Purpose of this play

This play looks at how data and technology can support the creation of new solutions and better health outcomes. There are examples from across the health sector that demonstrate how and where value has been generated by drawing on data and technology. We also explain what technologies are increasingly being used to help with access, use and sharing of health data.

Who should read this play

  • Non-technical leaders who need to consider where use of data and technology could help achieve better health outcomes.

When to use this play

  • When designing a project that is likely to involve the collection, use or sharing of health data.

  • When considering technology options to support data sharing and access.

Please note these examples are cited to demonstrate current trends, and should not be taken as recommendations.

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