The Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) is holding its 8th annual eHealth Research Colloquium in Brisbane in March.
Speakers include Paul Madden, chief information and knowledge officer at the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), who will discuss the national PCEHR program, and Tam Shepherd, CEO of the Greater Metro South Brisbane Medicare Local, who will discuss Medicare Locals, eHealth and the PCEHR.
The keynote speaker is Guy Maddern, professor of surgery at the University of Adelaide, who will discuss the significance of comparative effectiveness through health technology assessment.
Speakers will also present case studies on topics such as advances in stroke research by the renowned stroke researcher Geoffrey Donnan, director of the Florey Neuroscience Institutes at the University of Melbourne; a look at Queensland Health's EMR Viewer, due to be rolled out this year, by David Evans, director of medical services at Brisbane's QEII Hospital; and the Remote-i tele-ophthalmology service for remote Australia by Yogi Kanagasingam, the AEHRC's research director.
Michael Lawley, group leader of the AEHRC, will discuss data analysis challenges for EHRs.
The colloquium will be held on Tuesday, March 13, at the education centre at the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Herston. Entry is free and registrations are now open.