Specialist Digital Health Workforce Census: Summary Report 2021
This report summarises Australian findings from the Specialist Digital Health Workforce Census conducted from 1 July to 31 July, 2021. In 2021, the Census targeted any individual anywhere in the world who self-identified as part of this workforce. The 582 responses from those who reside in Australia are summarised in this report.
The Census is a snapshot that counts and profiles the current workforce, identifies workforce education and career patterns, indicates workforce structures and highlights workforce shortfalls. The Census includes anyone whose main role is to work with health data, health information or health knowledge, with a responsibility to perform functions such as: analysing, designing, developing, implementing, maintaining, managing, operating, evaluating, or governing data, technology, systems, and services.