eHealth News

Study sheds light on the importance of patient-reported data

A new study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research highlights how patient-reported data is important in developing longitudinal records from past events, filling gaps in patient records, and preventing hospital readmissions and other poor outcomes. The study’s findings may help healthcare organizations collect more meaningful and comprehensive data on such things as readmissions, especially if … Continue reading Study sheds light on the importance of patient-reported data

GeHCo CEO recognised at the HIC 2018 Gala Dinner

Dr. Evelyn Hovenga, the CEO and Director of eHealth Education and GeHCo, was presented with an award at this weeks gala dinner during HIC 2018 in Sydney. The award and lifelong membership to HISA was for her contribution which began 25 years ago. Dr. Hovenga was one of the visionaries in the early 1990s who was instrumental to the founding … Continue reading GeHCo CEO recognised at the HIC 2018 Gala Dinner

Major German research project chooses openEHR

This in-depth article explains e-health and a  summary of what openEHR currently consists of. It states, at a purely technology level, openEHR is just a piece of an overall solution environment; you also need terminologies, possibly IHE services, you may need FHIR and/or other on-the-wire solutions, and you’ll need a whole slew of application and … Continue reading Major German research project chooses openEHR

HISA set to host 2020 international nursing informatics conference

The Health Informatics Society of Australia announced it will host the international congress on nursing informatics in 2020, which will be co-located with the 2020 Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2020) in Brisbane. The NI 2020 would be a rare opportunity to learn from and network with nurses and midwives at a global level in digital … Continue reading HISA set to host 2020 international nursing informatics conference

Dublin university launches a centre for eintegrated care

Dublin City University has launched a new centre which will combine health and social care research findings to deliver connected healthcare in order to improve patient outcomes. Led by Dr Pamela Hussey from DCU’s School of Nursing and Human Sciences, the centre’s aim is to advance continuity of care to improve the health and well-being of citizens in … Continue reading Dublin university launches a centre for eintegrated care

Presenting on eHealth and Innovation in Chile

Dr. Evelyn Hovenga, the CEO and Director of eHealth Education and GeHCo, has presented a paper on ‘eHealth for the Entrepreneurship & Health innovation’ at the Universidad Catholics de Temuco in Chile. Attending the presentation were students, senior university staff, and healthcare professionals who came to hear the talk from across the region. The Catholic University of … Continue reading Presenting on eHealth and Innovation in Chile

Plymouth to introduce an open platform

The CIO at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has reported that their organisation is planning to go live with an open source electronic health record (EHR) within the next six months. The trust has confirmed plans to initially go live with an open-standards based electronic prescribing module, on a single pilot ward. The trust is thought … Continue reading Plymouth to introduce an open platform

Clinical coders to benefit from training program

A new online training program for clinical coders has been developed by GeHCo in collaboration with Western Health, the Department of Education and Training, Department of Health and Human Services and Victoria University Polytechnic. The new tool was launched at Victoria University as part of the Clinical Coding Training Tool project (CCTT). The training tool,  … Continue reading Clinical coders to benefit from training program

Founding member for the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics

Dr Evelyn Hovenga, the CEO and Director eHealth Education and GeHCo, was given the honour of being a founding member of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics. She has been recognised by her peers for her outstanding contributions to research education and leadership. The Academy aims to promote the dissemination of knowledge and best practices, foster … Continue reading Founding member for the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics

Towards defining an open digital platform

Late last year Apperta published “Defining an Open Platform” to make the case for open platforms and lay out a blueprint for an open platform architecture at a level of detail that would allow any willing party to build a first-generation implementation of an open platform that would be interoperable with any other. This proposal is based on … Continue reading Towards defining an open digital platform