2808, 2019

Clinical coding course wins online learning award

By |August 28th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Victoria University Polytechnic has won a Platinum award in the 2019 LearnX Live Awards for 'Best Learning Model - Online' for the delivery of their Certificate IV in Clinical Classification. The award recognises innovation in learning and high-quality digital learning resources, which includes the use of our eHRol clinical coder simulator tool. GeHCo is proud to have been a project partner of this online clinical coder training project which officially [...]

2207, 2019

OpenEHR Day in Italy

By |July 22nd, 2019|

The first Italian openEHR Day took place on 6th June 2019 at the Science and Technology Park of Sardinia. This event aims to promote the vision and opportunities offered by the openEHR initiative and will be the first of its kind to be held in Italy. During the event, leading experts from the openEHR Foundation introduced the main concepts behind the openEHR formalism and its application. View some [...]

1507, 2019

Healthcare APIs and interoperability

By |July 15th, 2019|

Application programming interfaces (API) enable information systems to communicate and transfer data among each other. While APIs may seem like the solution to interoperability problems in health care, there are challenges to working with them, and they alone are not the full solution. “It goes without saying that APIs have closed the gap in many ways on how information is sent, retrieved and processed,” said Jay Bercher, Deputy [...]

502, 2019

Major German research project chooses openEHR

By |February 5th, 2019|

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 middleware technologies. Read the full article here.

502, 2019

OpenEHR for policymakers

By |February 5th, 2019|

This is an informative article that focuses on the aspects of openEHR that are relevant to policymakers, but may also be relevant to many people in other roles in healthcare. This article makes suggestions including introducing a standard computing platform so there is "... common lingo for developing applications and expertise can be shared and disseminated across providers since openEHR allows all applications to be developed based on [...]

2611, 2018

Interoperability at the centre of NHS IT

By |November 26th, 2018|

With his initial technology strategy, secretary of state for health and social care Matt Hancock has made it clear that interoperability needs to be at the heart of NHS IT. Outdated and obstructive digital systems will become a thing of the past with a set of mandatory standards the order of the day, to ensure systems can speak to one another. For GP and IT leader Amir Mehrkar, [...]

2210, 2018

NHS launches digital vision for mandatory open standards

By |October 22nd, 2018|

The UK Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has launched his technology vision in 'The Future of Healthcare'. The vision outlines plans to introduce minimum technical standards that current and future IT systems and digital services in the NHS will have to meet. Having these open standards in place means systems will be able to talk to each other securely, and easily. It will lead to greater [...]

210, 2018

Health IT safe practices for closing the loop

By |October 2nd, 2018|

This informative report from the ECRI Institute highlights ways that information technology (IT) can reduce and eliminate medication mix-ups and errors from diagnostic testing. The report highlights three safe practice recommendations for closing the loop on test tracking and medication changes: Develop and apply IT solutions to communicate the right information (including data needed for interpretation) to the right people, at the right time, in the right format Implement health IT [...]

1909, 2018

The role of data in helping to improve health outcomes

By |September 19th, 2018|

A new report released by CSIRO highlights the role of technology and data in helping to improve the health of the Australian population. The 'Future of Health Report' states: “Barriers to an integrated health services model include multiple and complex funding arrangements, siloed data streams, ever-evolving regulatory requirements, and dated infrastructure," said CSIRO director of health and biosecurity Rob Grenfell The report also states that as more data is [...]

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