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  • E-health test site kicks off e-discharge pilot

    A Katoomba-based hospital has kicked off a trial under which it will share electronic discharge summaries with GPs and vice versa, ahead of the Federal Government’s Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) launch in July 2011.

  • NEHTA licenses CSIRO software for e-health rollout

    The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has licensed software from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to aid the move to a standardised dictionary of clinical terms as part of the Federal Government’s PCEHR project.

  • DoHA confirms next round of PCEHR funding in negotiations

    The Federal Department of Health has confirmed it is in negotiations for the third tranche of funding to be allocated to the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) for the $466.7 million Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) project.

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