PCEHR Wave 1 Projects

Melbourne East
This project aimed to test the roll out of GP software capable of recording the IHI and using it for the secure sending of and receiving of electronic communications such as referrals and discharge plans; also to provide a foundation for increased electronic sharing of health records to a shared repository.
The project was to include a rollout of smart forms and decision making support for e-referrals
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Budget: 4.8 million
Patient Cohort
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Residents of Aged Care Facilities
  • Older Australians and patients on multiple medications
  • Patients with chronic and complex diseases
  • Patients on public inpatient and specialist outpatient waiting lists
HealthCare Organisations
IT Organisations
  • GP Access Managed IT Services
e-health infrastructure components
  • e-referrals?
  • e-discharge summaries?
  • HL7 v2 ????
  • NEHTA secure messaging standards?
Project Statistics
  • target enrolment: 1-90,000 ?
  • catchment size: 500,000
  • start date: 2010?
  • end date: 2012?
Outcomes and Reviews
  • none documented