department of health

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
Health starts briefing vendors on new Medicare IT

Health starts briefing vendors on new Medicare IT

Meetings begin this week.
Jan 9 2017 3:15PM
Health surges toward Medicare payments system tender

Health surges toward Medicare payments system tender

Govt commits to replacing legacy tech itself.
Oct 19 2016 11:26AM
Health pulls Medicare dataset after breach of doctor details

Health pulls Medicare dataset after breach of doctor details

[Updated] Researchers say govt encryption was poor.
Sep 29 2016 11:27AM
Govt releases billion-line 'de-identified' health dataset

Govt releases billion-line 'de-identified' health dataset

Medicare claims dating back to 1984 available online.
Aug 15 2016 12:26PM
Health dept wants advice on de-identifying My Health Record data

Health dept wants advice on de-identifying My Health Record data

Prepares for unprecedented insight into Australia's wellbeing.
Nov 30 2015 9:27AM
Health quietly passes Medicare payments sell-off deadline

Health quietly passes Medicare payments sell-off deadline

Department stays silent about offloading services.
Nov 9 2015 6:30AM

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