Defence to roll out primary care EMR on its way to HIMSS Level 6

Australia's Department of Defence will replace its EMIS-based primary care clinical information system in the first stage of the massive JP2060 Health Knowledge Management project, which will eventually see the defence force build a system for deployed and garrison staff that reaches at least level five on the HIMSS EMR...

Allscripts enables integrated view of My Health Record for WA hospitals

Allscripts has enabled an integrated read-only view of the My Health Record for clinical staff in 26 metro and country WA hospitals through its BOSSnet electronic medical record, including Royal Perth and Sir Charles Gairdner hospitals. While many other jurisdictions are using middleware such...

Orion Health launches Amadeus CORE health data store on AWS

Auckland-headquartered clinical information system vendor Orion Health has launched a secure health data store built on Amazon Web Services that can provide healthcare organisations with a platform for data analytics, machine learning, value-based care and population health management. Using its Amadeus big data platform,...

Ctte recommends MyHR privacy bill pass, ALP to move more amendments

The Senate community affairs legislation committee looking into a bill aimed at strengthening the privacy provisions of the My Health Records Act has recommended it be passed, although Labor says it plans to move extra amendments. While Labor and the Greens supported the recommendation,...

International health IT week in review: October 14

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending October 14: £4.2b for planless paperless NHS, epic Epic install at Mayo, US DoD Genesis roll-out, governing FHIR, tools for nursing shortage, preventing cybersecurity doomsday, health IT policy for opioid crisis MP's...

NT launches digital strategy underpinned by CCSRP build and remote telecoms

The Northern Territory government has launched an ambitious whole of territory digital strategy, backed by a digital stimulus package and underpinned by ongoing investments such as the $259 million core clinical systems renewal program (CCSRP) and a further expansion of the remote telecommunications co-investment program...

Health information workforce census report to launch at Hobart conference

The initial findings from Australia's inaugural health information workforce census will be released at the HIMAA/NCCH conference in Hobart at the end of the month. The census, a joint initiative between the University of Tasmania's Kerryn Butler-Henderson and the University of Melbourne's Kathleen Gray,...

DOH to trial navigator network for people who struggle with My Aged Care

The Department of Health has gone to tender for for trials of a new aged care navigator network, aimed at helping people who struggle to connect with the aged care system and My Aged Care. The tender follows a measure announced in the 2018-19...

HealthPathways Melbourne rolls out resources for mental health

Referral information website HealthPathways Melbourne has added a range of mental health pages aimed at providing a single source of up-to-date referral options for GPs for common presentations. The site, run by the Eastern Melbourne and North Western Melbourne Primary Health Networks (PHNs), has...

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