The Australian Government has finalised its plans for its personally-controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system with the release of a final Concept of Operations report, which contains significant alterations to how the proposed system will work, including a change in how health providers will be able to access medical information.
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NSW Health Infrastructure has put the call out for industry to provide ad hoc advice on its major projects, and establish a reference group for longer-term project oversight.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has drafted its guide on how eHealth service providers must respond to data breaches, and is seeking public comment to ensure nothing is missed.
Tasmania is searching for a contractor to take on the task of creating a single, state-wide information system for the emergency departments across four hospitals, while delivering the five-year contract within $1.8 million.
Victoria's statewide healthcare IT system has failed to achieve its goals, and has been criticised for putting patients at potential risk by administering wrong medications or incorrect doses.
Victoria's healthcare system is set to benefit from technology with the launch of a $15 million Health Market Validation Program today, which will encourage the growth of small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) by providing grants for healthcare-related technology projects.
South Australia's journey into e-health has been all but cemented, with the state setting aside $191.7 million in funding to upgrade and implement IT healthcare systems.
Implementing e-health services for an entire state is a daunting task, but, as South Australian Health manager for e-health services, Bill Le Blanc, has revealed, even the preparation steps are complicated tasks.
The airline's new CRM system will be delayed, due to it costing more than double the starting price to finish.
Health Infrastructure NSW is pushing to ensure that major hospitals and facilities are digitally modelled to ensure that they can use future technology.