department of health

Health dept to accelerate cloud shift under renewed Datacom deal

Health dept to accelerate cloud shift under renewed Datacom deal

Three-year extension takes outsourcing arrangement to 2025.
Apr 27 2022 3:44PM
Senate inquiry calls for gov to wind up COVIDSafe app

Senate inquiry calls for gov to wind up COVIDSafe app

"Cease any further expenditure".
Apr 8 2022 6:40AM
Victoria Police hires long-time health CIO

Victoria Police hires long-time health CIO

As new digital chief.
Apr 1 2022 12:05PM
COVIDSafe app to endure as pandemic powers lapse

COVIDSafe app to endure as pandemic powers lapse

No immediate plans to discontinue.
Mar 29 2022 6:50AM
Department of Health CIO to exit

Department of Health CIO to exit

Departs for private sector.
Feb 11 2022 12:01AM
Govt concedes COVIDSafe app 'rarely used' in overdue report

Govt concedes COVIDSafe app 'rarely used' in overdue report

Puts it down to low transmission rates and strong manual tracing.
Jul 30 2021 7:00AM
Govt forced to release overdue COVIDSafe report

Govt forced to release overdue COVIDSafe report

But redacts most of it.
Jul 23 2021 11:01AM
HealthEngine to build Australia's vaccine booking platform

HealthEngine to build Australia's vaccine booking platform

Expected to be live within weeks.
Mar 8 2021 4:41PM
Govt readies IT systems for Australia's Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Govt readies IT systems for Australia's Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Inside the supply chain effort.
Dec 17 2020 6:48AM
Health dept extends Datacom outsourcing deal for $160m

Health dept extends Datacom outsourcing deal for $160m

Two more years.
Jun 25 2020 6:54AM
Australia launches COVID-19 app, WhatsApp chat

Australia launches COVID-19 app, WhatsApp chat

But no contact tracing functionality, yet.
Mar 30 2020 10:51AM
My Health Record de-identified data sharing plans pushed back

My Health Record de-identified data sharing plans pushed back

Basic governance not in place after two years.
Feb 14 2020 7:03AM
Medicare data matching laws waved through

Medicare data matching laws waved through

Despite privacy concerns.
Dec 6 2019 1:00PM
Privacy fears over proposed Medicare data matching scheme

Privacy fears over proposed Medicare data matching scheme

Laws don't go far enough.
Nov 11 2019 1:35PM
Health dept's Datacom outsourcing deal climbs to $321m

Health dept's Datacom outsourcing deal climbs to $321m

After service consumption change.
Nov 1 2019 12:01PM
Can a govt-wide open source messaging platform really cost just $150k?

Can a govt-wide open source messaging platform really cost just $150k?

DTA chief pushes the envelope as messaging times slashed from days to minutes.
Oct 30 2019 7:04AM
Govt proposes Medicare data matching scheme for fraud crackdown

Govt proposes Medicare data matching scheme for fraud crackdown

Could source data from private health insurers.
Sep 24 2019 11:21AM
Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan

Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan

Provides more detail on opt-out model.
May 11 2018 4:22PM
My Health Record will share de-identified data by default

My Health Record will share de-identified data by default

But opt-out controls to be built in.
May 8 2018 11:43AM
Govt details plan to share de-identified e-health data

Govt details plan to share de-identified e-health data

Begins consultation process.
Oct 6 2017 11:48AM

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