Tag: eHealth

Health & Healthcare

Delivering on the eHealth Vision for NSW

Jonathan Di Michiel, Program Director for the eMR Connect Program at eHealth NSW  will be speaking to the eMedication Management Conference on Tuesday 14 March 2017 on Delivering on the eHealth Vision for NSW. Here, he talks about leadership and collaboration, the challenges facing an IT-enabled health system, expected business outcomes as well as integration of…

7 Mar 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Health & Healthcare

Bianca Jordaan on ‘Change Management for Clinical Programs’

Bianca Jordaan, Change and Adoption Manager for the eMR Connect Program at eHealth NSW talks about the approach to Change Management being used to implement and optimise use of the electronic medical record (eMR), including eMeds, across NSW Health. Bianca will be speaking to the eMedication Management Conference on Wednesday 15 March 2017 on Driving…

8 Feb 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

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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 Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

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 Informa Australia

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Effectively improving clinical involvement in hospital procurement processes

Effective procurement activity relies on the ability to demonstrate integrity, transparency and value-for-money, whilst ensuring ‘best value’ outcomes in goods, services and equipment. In the current environment of fiscal uncertainty, hospitals (alongside other institutions) are under increasing pressure to further streamline and automate their procurement processes whilst maintaining quality and value-for money. Ensuring that there…

19 May 2014, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Close-up: Dr David Evans

Dr David Evans is the Director of Medical Services at the QE II Hospital in Brisbane. He is a specialist in medical administration and has academic qualifications in health administration, information technology and occupational health and safety. He has a 20 plus year involvement in Health Informatics and has contributed to the National EHR Taskforce,…

28 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Driving effective integration and interoperability of IT systems in healthcare

The past few years has seen a move away from paper based systems in healthcare to an increased investment in health IT systems, digital medical devices and administrative systems. However, effective integration and interoperability of systems is lacking. The inaugural eHealth Interoperability Conference builds on our well established ehealth conference series and will discuss the…

22 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Delivering safe, successful, and interoperable ehealth systems

Improving patient care lies at the heart of eHealth interoperability. Yet, delivering the best possible outcomes depends on carefully planned and implemented systems integration and reliable health information governance. We had the chance to speak to Di Mantell, General Manager Facilities Management at Fiona Stanley Hospital in WA about overcoming boundaries in eHealth interoperability, ‘source…

25 Jul 2013, by Informa Australia