Monthly Archives: November 2010

Mr Adam Powick, Deloitte Workshop Summary

Workshops on building a shared understanding of PCEHR program Workshop 1 Key Themes: Usability – accessible, intuitive, easy to use, seamlessly integrated Usefulness – needs to be value adding for consumers and care providers Data – trustworthy, accurate, relevant and … Continue reading

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Dr Ivan Pedersen, Program Manager, Connected Digital Health, Denmark

Topic: Key lessons after 15 years with e-health The implementation of the PCEHR will see Australia surpass Denmark in 2012     Danish healthcare system They spend more than Australia on healthcare 3 sectors: Primary sector/GPs (GPs as gatekeepers.  Most … Continue reading

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Workshop Session 2: Making the PCEHR system work – opportunities and actions

Session objective: Determine the opportunities and key actions to be taken to inform the development of the PCEHR system. Attendees at the #ehealthsummit have broken into groups to discuss the workshop topics.  Below is an overview of the topics that … Continue reading

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Workshop Session 1: Making the PCEHR system work – priority topics

Session objective: Provide a context for discussion with a focus on identifying our starting points and the priority topics for the PCEHR system Attendees at the #ehealthsummit have broken into groups to discuss the workshop topics.  Below is an overview … Continue reading

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NEHTA’s new-look Model Healthcare Community

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Mr Philip Cronin, Chairman of Board, AIIA

Topic: Industry, partners in care delivery: Responding to and driving technological advances He is between us and lunch so wants to be brief. Wants to share AIIA’s vision for e-health in Australia. The industry takes e-health very seriously as the … Continue reading

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Dr Steve Hambleton, Federal Vice President, AMA

Topic – Clinicians driving change: Supporting my care of patients GPs very well ‘connected’, but need to be able to share information with others in the health system Doctors excited about prospect of sharing information electronically to improve patient care … Continue reading

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Ms Carol Bennett, Executive Director, CHF

Topic – The consumers view: Why we need this system in place E-health and the PCEHR have the potential to be the digital glue for our health system Consumers support e-health / PCEHRs if they provide improvement in consumer and … Continue reading

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So what is the PCEHR system? – The PCEHR system’s governance

Topic – The landscape for introducing the PCEHR system across Australia – working together to ensure connectivity across the public and private health sectors. Perspectives from: Ms Jane Halton, PSM, Secretary, Department of Health and Ageing Mr Michael Reid, Director-General … Continue reading

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Mr Omid Moghadam, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard University and Chair, National Development Board of Ignite Institute for Individual Health

Topic – Looking ahead – how e-health will affect health care in 2020 and beyond Australia is one of the most exciting places in the world right now for e-health.  Your embrace of the PCEHR is something others will be … Continue reading

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The Hon Nicola Roxon, Minister for Ageing

Topic – Australian Government’s vision for a 21st century Australia and the place of e-health within the reform agenda The conference aims to be informative, exciting and instructive. E-health can truly transformative what we do in healthcare.  Tying e-health and … Continue reading

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DOHA E-Health Conference 2010

The posts on this page are an attempt to summarise key points from the material presented to attendees. While all attempts will be made to capture the information as presented, readers are advised to refer to the original presentations. The … Continue reading

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