Now the dust has settled on the federal election, everyone seems to be getting used to a government they didn’t think they’d have. With no change in government, the ADHA is ramping up its core MHR and interoperability programsRead more
The BP Premier summit, to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre between May 22 and May 24 next year, might be the most interesting gathering of BP users yet, with the market-leading software brand on the cusp of releasing a cloud version of the software and a much-talked-about patient-side app. CLICK HERE to register.
HealthEngine has made bad mistakes and mishandled its response to its patient data handling crisis, but the timing of the ACCC action against the company and the tone of its attack feel very convenientRead more
Although well intentioned, the new PIP QI regime exposes a federal government that is underestimating the massive damage that could be done to the well being of their frontline healthcare troops in general practice and to trust in the system by a hastily cobbled together idea to move faster towards outcomes based careRead more
Pathology giants, Sullivan Nicolaides (SNP), are now routinely uploading diagnostic test reports to patients’ My Health Record (MHR). The size and scale of the SNP set up marks an important new, and long promised, information source for the centralised patient record.Read more
If you’re interested in the gory detail here is the near full video of the ehealth data sharing standards and governance debate from last month’s Wild Health Summit in Sydney.Read more
Angst over the need for Australia to develop and introduce suitable governance and standards for the delivery of ehealth products and data sharing might be misplaced. The market, led by powerful government procurement and commissioning trends, might be informally getting the job done anyway.Read more
Migration from not so interoperable and older closed architectures to ones which are more flexible, open, web based and interoperable, may no longer be a matter of waiting things out to see how the market pans out. If some vendors don’t start evolving their products in earnest now, they may not make it to the other side.Read more