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A toolkit for effective and secure use of mobile technology

Further resources

Last revised: 30 Aug 2023

Further resources

Useful links and recommended resources

Resource name Summary Author
Computer information and security standards (CISS) Provides practices with a framework for evaluating risks, and guidance and solutions to improve competency and capacity in computer and information security RACGP
Standards for general practices Provides a framework for the continuing development of practice teams to enable them to focus on quality care and risk management RACGP
Digital Business Kit (DBK) Provides a suite of resources to promote the adoption and meaningful use of technologies in general practice RACGP
Privacy resources The RACGP has a number of resources to ensure general practices are not exposed to breaches of privacy and confidentiality RACGP
A guide for hardware and software requirements in general practice Assists general practices in choosing what type of IT requirements are required for their business RACGP
Effective solution for e-waste in your practice Provides information and advice to GPs, practice owners and practice managers on how to safely, thoughtfully and correctly recycle and dispose of e-waste RACGP
Guide for the use of social media in general practice Provides information on social media advantages and disadvantages, and risks and benefits, online conduct, security, privacy requirements, advertising and testimonials, and the use of disclaimers RACGP
Using email in general practice – privacy and security matrix Helps practices make informed decisions regarding the use of email RACGP
Healthy living apps guide Reviews 200 healthy living apps available for Apple and Android devices between May and August 2015 VicHealth
Developing a framework for evaluating patient engagement, quality and safety of mobile health applications Provides a framework for evaluating mobile health apps The Commonwealth Fund
Mobile application rating scale (MARS) Provides a multidimensional measure for trialling, classifying and rating the quality of mobile health apps Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre
Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre A suite of publications from the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre exploring the role of technology in young people’s lives, and how it can be used to improve their mental health and wellbeing Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre
Digital Dog A suite of publications focusing on how to use technology to address mental health problems Black Dog Institute
My health apps A suite of healthcare apps recommended by health consumers, patients and carers PatientView
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