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Issues E-Health strategy can address

The eHealth strategy aims to address a number of issues currently being faced by people who provide care to patients and those who support them. The key issues can be summarised as follows:
• Improved ability to access information that is integrated and accurate
• Better support for clinicians and care providers from across the health system to interact more efficiently and effectively with each
• Support for clinical and managerial decision making
• Greater capability for managing patient flow through improved planning and scheduling
• Support for location-independent health service delivery.

Principles of Implementation:

The principles for the implementation of the eHealth Strategy are:

• Build on what exists today and re-use viable capabilities in place
• Establish solid functionality and information, and then build new capabilities
• Introduce new and extended capabilities in phases, and realise benefits incrementally
• Identify solutions that improve quality of care and patient outcomes,…