More money for specialist outpatients strategy in Qld Health budget

The Queensland government has allocated additional funding of $77.4 million in today's budget to extend its specialist outpatients strategy, which has seen new eReferral and appointment management systems introduced and remote access to hospital records provided to GPs.

Queensland Health will also invest $92.1 million in prioritised ICT categories this year, including the continued roll-out of the Cerner integrated electronic Medical Record (ieMR), now live in 15 hospitals following go-lives at Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital. An ieMR with advanced capability will be rolled out to a total of 28 sites by September 2021.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: Queensland Health, iEMR, Specialist outpatient strategy

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