Heath Data Interoperability

19Nov 2017

The Australian health system is currently transitioning to a fully electronic system. The Australian health system is currently grappling with the transition to a fully electronic system which will enable health data to be accessed as and when required. Achieving this will rely on the semantic integration of data from multiple sources. Australia has adopted SNOMED […]

18Nov 2017

Recording the right code — diagnosis, procedure, medication — can be simple. With fast, incremental search, and context-specific result ordering Ontoserver puts SNOMED CT, AMT, LOINC, and FHIR-based CodeSystems at your fingertips. Available under licence from the CSIRO’s Australian eHealth Research Centre. More information about Ontoserver and AEHRC other terminology tools.

17Nov 2017
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The challenge: Adopting the international standard for healthcare data Electronic management of health information promises safer, more efficient and better quality healthcare. However, different health records often use various terms to describe the same medical concept. This creates a major stumbling block when it comes to integrating this data electronically. Australia has joined many other […]

16Nov 2017
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The challenge: Incompatible health data Australia’s health care system faces many challenges. One is the increasing demand for clinical information to be shared between individual health practitioners, health care provider organisations and state/territory health departments. Patient data is often captured in disparate electronic systems, different formats, and described using different clinical terminologies or “languages”. This […]