Health Data Interoperability Case Studies

20Jul 2018

The Challenge: Renewal software and terminology to support MALT initiative The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) pursued a visionary e-health, future-proofed data environment for their members and stakeholders who contribute data to their Morbidity Audit and Logbook Tool (MALT). MALT collects data in order to track the surgeon’s experience and performance during training, as […]

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 […]