The Australian Digital Health Agency is partnering with Australian software organisations to design world leading software for specialists.
The Agency has provided nine specialist software vendors with $40,000 to complete designs that seamlessly and securely integrate the My Health Record into their current systems to bring benefits to specialists, such as cardiologists or anaesthetists. In addition to funding, the Agency will provide design expertise to work with each vendor’s design teams to co-produce improvements in design with their users.
Patients in Tweed Heads are benefiting from more convenient and comprehensive access to their scan results as local radiology provider Advanced Radiology Clinics connects to the My Health Record system.
Following patient consent, the results of scans and tests conducted at Advanced Radiology Clinics will be uploaded directly to the patient’s My Health Record.
Advanced Radiology Clinics is a small privately owned radiology group with four practices across the Tweed/Gold Coast area, including Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah, Kingscliff and Palm Beach Elanora.
The Australian Digital Health Agency and the University of Sydney have launched the pilot to investigate how My Health Record can support the management of low to intermediate risk chest pain patients.
With National Advance Care Planning Week occurring 1-5 April, medical leaders are reminding Australians to make sure their future health care preferences are uploaded to My Health Record, where they can be easily accessed when needed.