Tag: ehealth interoperability


Looking beyond ‘data’ for eHealth interoperability

eHealth, as defined by WHO, is the transfer of health resources and health care by electronic means. Australia’s eHealth strategy, outlined initially in 2008, adopted an incremental and staged approach to developing eHealth capabilities to: leverage what currently exists in the Australian E-Health landscape; manage the underlying variation in capacity across the health sector and…

1 Sep 2014, by Test1 Test1


Moving frontiers of clinical practice with eHealth

Technology is becoming increasingly central to driving the efficiency of healthcare services and to improving the patient experience. Implementing interoperable eHealth solutions however is a complex feat, particularly given the complexity and size of health systems, in terms of technology and existing procedures for capturing, storing and sending information. In the lead up to the…

28 Aug 2014, by Test1 Test1


Ensuring effective data exchange for eHealth interoperability

The complexity of the Australian healthcare sector means achieving eHealth interoperability is no mean feat. With fragmented funding and governance, diverse platform approaches and a multitude of interconnected patient needs, there are a number of challenges to encounter before eHealth becomes transformative. Grahame Grieve, Managing Director of Health Intersections sees interoperability as the potential to…

15 Aug 2014, by Test1 Test1