Tag: medical data

Healthcare

The challenge of gaining international consensus in clinical testing

Despite the routine nature of comparing sequence variations identified during clinical testing to database records, few databases meet quality requirements for clinical diagnostics. To address this issue, The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) in collaboration with the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA), and the Human Variome Project (HVP) is developing standards for…

30 Sep 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Emergency medicine at the crossroads? The impact of NEAT on professional values

Associate Professor April Wright from the University of Queensland Business School is investigating the impact of the ‘4-hour rule’ on Emergency Medicine in Queensland. After investigating institutional change processes in English country cricket, April Wright turned her attention to the regulation of the health sector in 2009 firstly with an ARC Linkage Grant ‘Institutional logics…

23 Jul 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Electronic medication management increases patient safety

A recent survey conducted by InterSystems at the Electronic Medication Management Conference found that 100% of the 30 participated Australian hospitals expected electronic medication management (EMM) to lead to increased patient safety.  However, 60% cited complexity or cost of interoperability as a significant barrier to deployment. 26 public hospitals and 4 private hospitals participated in the survey, highlights…

6 Jun 2014, by test test