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Posts in the 'eHealth Resources' category

A sample PCEHR Security and Access Policy for residential aged care

| 30 Oct 2013

In our ongoing series dedicated to eHealth, we’re helping aged care providers in Australia overcome some of the challenges in preparing for the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system.

In this post, we cover some of the essential policy requirements that residential aged care providers must consider before using eHealth records within their facilities, and provide a useful sample PCEHR policy template.

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Essential eHealth information for aged care providers

| 28 Jul 2013

The introduction and increasing uptake of eHealth records in Australia presents exciting benefits for aged care providers, along with the wider healthcare network.  Faster, easier access to health information, greater efficiencies, reduced risks, enhanced continuity of care and better outcomes for residents, patients and client, to name a few.

However, when it comes to eHealth, it is hard to know just where to start. In this post, we start at the very beginning by looking at what eHealth is and what it will mean for the future of aged care. We’ve also included other essential eHealth information that every aged care provider needs to be aware of.

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HPI-I vs. HPI-O: Understanding the puzzling eHealth language

| 28 Jul 2013

It doesn’t take very long to realise that our eHealth system is crawling with strange words, surplus capital letters, as well as confusing acronyms and abbreviations that are of very little use to any of us.

The good news is that you’ve come to the right place! To help get you more familiar with the puzzling eHealth language, we’ve put together a handy glossary complete with definitions so you’ll always be in the know.

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