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  • Gonski departs NEHTA board

    The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has announced that former Australian Medical Association president Dr Steve Hambleton will be organisation's new chair.

  • WA Health advancing Health Identifiers

    WA Health is to purchase a major chunk of the underlying software and services to facilitate the delivery of the national Health Identifiers initiative being managed by the National e-Health Transition Authority (NeHTA).

  • NEHTA fails to deliver e-health on time: Boyce

    Liberal Senator for Queensland, Sue Boyce, has criticised the National e-Health Transition Authority’s (NEHTA) work in the rollout of e-health projects across the country, claiming it has repeatedly failed to deliver projects on time.

  • NEHTA, ACT Govt kicks off MCIS trial

    The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA), in collaboration with the ACT Government, has kicked off the trial of a medical supply and inventory system in the state.

  • NEHTA adopts Healthelink remnants for Sydney trial

    The NSW Government has successfully agreed with the lead Australian government e-health agency to integrate remnants of the Healthelink trial into the wider, $467 million personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) led by Federal Government.

  • Medicare revises healthcare identifier developer agreement

    Medicare Australia has reached an agreement with e-health vendors surrounding a legal blackhole in developer agreements signed for use of individual healthcare identifiers, with hopes a revised license to be released in the coming week will encourage wider use of the identifiers in clinical software.

  • IBM to secure e-health records

    IBM Australia has been awarded another major Australian e-health tender, picking up responsibilities for delivering a secure messaging platform that will be used in the Federal Government’s $467 million personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHR) initiative.

  • NEHTA anticipates e-health record clarity

    The Federal Government’s lead e-health agency is anxiously anticipating clarity around the $467 million personally-controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) program, with hopes the imminent public release of a draft concept of operations will catalyse greater cooperation from the wider industry.

  • NEHTA receives next installment of $466.7m e-health project

    The National e-health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has confirmed it has received the latest tranche of a total of $466.7 million in funding from the Federal Department of Health for the next stage of its personally-controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) project.

  • GPs not ready for e-health records

    General Practitioners are not technically nor functionally ready for the advent of personal e-health records, a representative body for the industry has warned.

  • NEHTA releases health identifier plan

    The nation's peak e-health group has released a comprehensive set of documents that outline how the Federal Government's $466.7 million electronic health record/health identifier project will be implemented over the coming years, and how it will work in practice.