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Reports, Responses and other Documents

In the last ~15 years, the Australasian College of Health Informatics has published a substantial number of evidence-based reports and comment documents on a broad range of relevant government or NGO reports, RFCs and drafts.  ACHI Fellows, Members and associated experts have authored the documents listed below.

Reports, Responses and other Documents Published by the College

Health Information Workforce Summit 2015 Report (HIMAA/ACHI/HISA)  (July 2016)

Joint ANZSCO Health Informatics Professional Categories (ACHI/HIMAA/HISA/ALIA)  (June 2016)

ACHI/HISA/HIMAA Joint Statement on Constitution and Governance of the Australian Council for eHealth (ACeH)  (August 2015)

ACHI Comments on 'Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers: Legislation Discussion Paper'  (June 2015)

ACHI Response to IMDRF 'Software as a Medical Device (SaMD): Application of Quality Management System'  (May 2015)

ACHI Comments on 'National Guidelines for On-Screen Display of Clinical Medicines Information'  (joint with AIHI/APSF - May 2015)

'Patient Access to Pathology Results' - full paper  (Edwards G, Georgiou A, Legg M, - 3 November 2014)

ACHI Encourages Consumer Access to Pathology Results  (Press Release - 30 October 2014)

ACHI Welcomes the Release of the PCEHR Review  (Press Release - 22 May 2014)

ACHI Response to Medicare Locals Review  (December 2013)

ACHI Response to PCEHR Review  (November 2013)

ACHI Response to DoHA "PCEHR Proposals for Regulations and Rules"  (April 2012)

ACHI Response to DoHA "PCEHR Legislative Issues"  (August 2011)

ACHI Response to NEHTA PCEHR Key Points Concept of Operations, Shared Health Summary and Event Summary  (July 2011)

ACHI Response to Draft PCEHR Concept of Operations  (May 2011, updated June 2011)

ACHI Submission to Senate Enquiry into the Health Identifier Legislation  (Transcripts)  (Report)  (March 2010)

ACHI Response to Draft Health Identifier Legislation  (Jan. 2010)

Report on HealthCom 2009 Conference  (ACHI Past President Dr Terry Hannan - Sydney, Dec. 2009)

Report on "Realising Our Broadband Future" Workshop  (Sydney, Dec. 2009)

ACHI Response to NEHTA Draft "Electronic Transfer of Prescription"  (Dec. 2009)

Letter to Prime Minister Rudd re e-Health Implementation  (via Coalition for eHealth - Dec. 2009)

ACHI Response to AHMAC Discussion Paper on "Health Identifiers & Privacy"  (Aug. 2009)

Australian Health Informatics Education Council 'Work Plan 2009-10 and Beyond'  (June 2009)

ACHI Submission to the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission  (Aug. 2008)

ACHI Submission to NEHTA Review  (Aug. 2007)

ACHI Panel Presentation on Success Factors Review  (Aug. 2007)

Report on NEHTA and ACSQH e-Health Conference  (March 2007)

ACHI Submission on Access Card Privacy  (Oct. 2006)

Australian Health Informatics Educational Framework  (Garde S, Hovenga E - March 2006)

ACHI Paper on eHealth Strategy  (Dec. 2005)

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Publications by College Fellows and Members

Most ACHI Fellows and Members have made significant contributions as authors and editors to many well-known health informatics books.  Some of these books are listed on our ACHI Health Informatics Publications page.

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