Doctors and DoHA hold eHealth crisis talks

By Julian Bajkowski The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has held crisis talks with the head of the federal Department of Health and Ageing, Professor Jane Halton, over the unprecedented walkout of clinical advisors from the nation’s decade long $1 billion effort to build a functional eHealth system. Held on Tuesday, the meeting followed calls by […]

eHealth boost with Coalition Government

Health technology systems integrator CSC claimed the election win by the O’Farrell Coalition Government in the NSW State election was a win for the health services industry.   CSC's national director for health services, Lisa Pettigrew, said policy announcements prior to the election from the Shadow Health Minister Jillian Skinner were “very promising” for the […]

Defence gets eHealth system into gear

The Australian Department of Defence plans to revamp its health records with a five million dollar electronic system. Defence has chosen global, service provider CSC for a five-year IT contract to develop and implement an electronic health (eHealth) information system. After winning the contract through a tender process, CSC will deliver a centralised, web-accessible, military specific, […]


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