More people die from prescription drug overdose than traffic accidents.
A new telehealth referral service raises many serious questions.
The National eHealth strategy is getting closer and closer to that big, overhanging cliff.
Alas, another missed opportunity to increase the uptake of eHealth by doctors.
Internet therapy for many mental health problems actually works.
GP Daniel Byrne explains why Denmark is one of the world leaders in the use e-health.
The Australian Government is considering major legislative changes to the PCEHR.
Is Australia ready for the new digital technologies in healthcare?
I had the privilege to speak with the Chairman of the NEHTA Board about the e-health challenge.
Although I like the word ‘rebooted’, many questions remain.
Secure electronic transfer of medical records between practices has become an urgent national priority.
A smartphone app that allows health providers to prescribe over 1,000 clearly narrated exercise videos.
Low-cost open source medical technology has the potential to disrupt the healthcare IT industry.
An insider’s look in the health IT industry, and 7 tips to avoid disappointment when implementing software.
The conclusion of the latest PCEHR review is disappointing: It appears that the national e-health record system has not yet moved beyond the pilot stage.
Why is the healthcare industry prone to so many software problems? In this post I’m having a great chat with Sydney professor Enrico Coiera.
Where are we at with the PCEHR? I asked four leaders in the field about their thoughts: Has it been a success or a failure?
Around the world there are several projects going that allow patients to get access to their records, and UK Doctor Amir Hannan is one of the trail blazers.
There is the perception that doctors are resistant to change, such as the introduction of eHealth in their practices. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Online access to electronic health records will boost transparency. It will change the interaction between consumers and practitioners and may improve quality of care.