First step taken towards national e-health system – consultation – Australia – 13 July 2009

Posted on July 14, 2009. Filed under: Health Informatics | Tags: , , |

First step taken towards national e-health system 13 July 2009

“In an out-of-session communique, the Australian Health Ministers’ Conference has announced that the first step has been taken towards a national e-health system. National consultations are set to begin on the legislative framework to underpin the governance, privacy and agreed uses for national healthcare identifier numbers essential to a secure national e-health system.

National consultations are set to begin on the legislative framework to underpin the governance, privacy and agreed uses for national healthcare identifier numbers essential to a secure national e-health system.

Healthcare Identifiers are unique numbers that will be given to all healthcare providers, healthcare centres and healthcare consumers. These unique numbers will provide a new level of confidence when communicating patient information between the myriad of private and government healthcare providers and systems.”   … continues on the website

Discussion paper

COAG Communique from 13 July 2009

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