Blog Profile / Australian Health Information Technology


URL :http://aushealthit.blogspot.com/
Filed Under:Medical / Healthcare IT
Posts on Regator:3122
Posts / Week:7.9
Archived Since:April 6, 2010

Blog Post Archive

The Minister Responsible For The NBN Is In Cloud Cuckoo Land On How It Is Going!

From Wikipedia:Cloud cuckoo land refers to a state of absurdly, over-optimistic fantasy or an unrealistically idealistic state where everything is perfect. Someone who is said to "live in cloud cuckoo land" is a person who thinks that things that are completely impossible might happen, rather than understanding how things really are. Show More Summary

This Is A Sensible Decision You May Have Missed. A Good Idea I Believe!

This popped up last week:Why Australians won't use myGov to opt out of e-health recordsBy Justin Hendry on Oct 10, 2017 6:30AM Govt builds separate portal.Australians that choose to opt-out of the My Health Record will do so throughShow More Summary

We Seem To Be Having More Than Our Fair Share Of Data Breaches And Leaks! All Is Not Well!

First this appeared:Corporate tech giant leaves secret data exposed to public internetBen Grubb Published: October 11 2017 - 12:58PMA world-leading corporate consultancy and technology outsourcer left at least four cloud-based storage...Show More Summary

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 16th October, 2017.

Here are a few I have come across the last week or so.Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require...Show More Summary

Its Seems No-One Is Meant To Read This Government Report On The Medicare Card Issues With The Final Report Being Released On A Saturday!

Here is the link to the Review:https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/subjects/independent-review-health-providers-access-medicare-card-numbersThe official title of the review was:Independent review of health...Show More Summary

Has The ADHA Died And Gone To Heaven?

From the ADHA Website at 8:20am Sunday 15 October, 2017. Latest News Friday, 29 September 2017SNOMED CT AU and Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) September 2017… Friday, 01 September 2017SNOMED CT AU and Australian Medicines Terminology...Show More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 392 – Results – 15th October, 2017.

Here are the results of the poll.Has The ADHA Lost The Plot On Secure Clinical Messaging?Yes 78% (97) No 3% (4) I Have No Idea 19% (24) Total votes: 125 It seems the community of e-Health cognoscenti who read this blog reckon the ADHA have lost it. Show More Summary

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 14th October, 2017.

Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration...Show More Summary

The NBN Seems To Have Become Enough Of A Liability That We Even Have The PM Making Excuses!

This appeared last week:Life in the slow lane: Australia has slower internet than KenyaAngus Whitley Published: October 4 2017 - 4:13PMThe $49 billion National Broadband Network was meant to spearhead a digital revolution. Instead, the...Show More Summary

The Macro View – Health, Financial And Political News Relevant To E-Health And The Health Sector In General.

October 12, 2017 Edition.Trump was having and OK week until he decided – on ideological / religious grounds – to defund contraception for millions of women. He really is a misogynist crepe as far as I am concerned.He has also remarked that he has a surprise for NK, but won’t say what it is! He really is an adolescent idiot with behaviour like this. Show More Summary

How Long Do You Think It Will Be Before This Moves To Compulsory?

This appeared during the week.Federal government pushing ahead with opt-in digital ID system Tom McIlroy Published: October 5 2017 - 12:00AMThe federal government is taking its plans for an opt-in digital ID system to the private sector...Show More Summary

Has The TV Show “Person Of Interest” Just Become All Too Real? It Sure Seems To Be On The Way!

This appeared last week:Updated Oct 4 2017 at 5:16 PM Facial recognition database pushes us towards Orwellian futureby Paul Smith News that state governments plan to acquiesce to a federal government move to provide the facial biometrics...Show More Summary

More Questions Keep Coming About The Security Of The myHR. Maybe A Little More Disclosure Would Help Allay Concerns.

This appeared last week:Are organisations in denial about My Health Record’s safety?Antony Scholefield6 October 2017 TECH TALKIf you believe the RACGP, the AMA and the Australian Digital Health Agency, the illegal sale of Medicare numbers...Show More Summary

A Very Long Read That Only Makes One More Concerned About The Safety And Reliability Of Critical Systems – In Healthcare and Elsewhere.

This appeared a little while ago.The Coming Software ApocalypseA small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.Lynn Scurfield There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. Show More Summary

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 9th October, 2017.

Here are a few I have come across the last week or so.Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require...Show More Summary

This Is The Second Time The Government Has Tried To Grab Largely Unfettered Access To The Information In The myHR. Why Did The First Attempt Fail I Wonder?

I first alerted the reader to proposals around the Secondary Use Of The myHR Data here:https://aushealthit.blogspot.com.au/2016/08/the-government-clearly-wants-to-use.htmlThis was late August 2016 – and after a bit it all went quiet!This...Show More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 391 – Results – 8st October, 2017.

Here are the results of the poll.After Now 15 Months, Do You Believe The ADHA Is Headed In The Right Direction Overall? Yes 0% (0) No 94% (116) Too Early To Tell 2% (3) I Have No Idea 3% (4) Total votes: 123 What an amazing vote! Seems to me the something must be pretty off the rails to get a result like this. Show More Summary

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 07th October, 2017.

Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration...Show More Summary

A Stalwart Of The Australian E-Health Scene Reveals Ongoing Frustration With Progress!

This appeared last week:Australian health IT sage looks back to the future and sees what went wrongNatasha Hancock | 29 Sep 2017 He’s a visionary in the field whose seminal 2004 BMJ paper predicted the ways healthcare would be transformed...Show More Summary

The Macro View – Health, Financial And Political News Relevant To E-Health And The Health Sector In General.

October 5, 2017 Edition.All has turned to custard for Trump as people become aware he played golf rather than sorting out relief for the poor unfortunates of Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria. This is going to blow up into a big story I suspect. Show More Summary

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