who use a medical device as directed by a health professional
who use a medical device (such as a downloaded software 'app') without professional supervision
who might access software that acts as a medical device (e.g. by diagnosing a heart murmur) from overseas websites, even though such software products may not have been approved for use in Australia by the TGA.
who are responsible for the use of medical devices for a range of purposes—described as 'to diagnose, prevent, monitor, treat or alleviate disease or injury in a patient' in the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
which includes medical doctors, nurses, radiologists and radiographers, pathologists, etc.
who may be based in a medium to large health or medical organisation such as public hospitals, private health service providers
who may be able to access, review and exchange data with devices, and may also be responsible for patient education and establishing parameters for how devices and software are to be used
Note that use of unapproved medical device software is not recommended.
The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to all Elders both past and present.