Health systems that talk to each other …CSIRO & NEHTA sign Licensing Agreeement

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Digital Health, eHealth & Service Coordination, Health Reform,

The CSIRO and the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) have signed a licensing agreement to make tools for implementing and using clinical terminologies such as SNOMED more freely available. Stephen Moo, NT Health CIO and chair of the National Health CIO Forum, said ensuring these tools were deployed and integrated within core clinical electronic health record systems was “a huge leap forward in getting all the computer systems involved in our healthcare system to talk to each other in the same language”. NEHTA will be running pilots in early 2016 involving early project partners such as government departments, hospitals or vendors who will implement and administer a server prior to a national roll-out from mid-2016 Read more