EHR Systems Implementation References

Australia Focus

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6. Department of Health and Ageing, The eHealth Readiness of Australia’s Allied Health Sector (2011), available here (accessed Sep 20, 2012).
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29. H. Cripps & C. Standing, The implementation of electronic health records: A case study of bush computing the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, International Journal of Medical Informatics, 80 (2011) 841-8.
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34. F. Foo, Department keep details secret, The Australian (Nov 27, 2012), available here (accessed Nov 30, 2012).
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37. K. McDonald, 803 Sign up in PCEHR’s first week, Pulse+IT (Jul 9, 2012), available here (accessed Sep 27, 2012).
38. J. Hilvert, Doctors could reject e-health records, ITNews (Sep 20, 2012), available here (accessed Nov 30, 2012).
39. AMA, Draft Guide to Using the PCEHR (2012), available here (accessed Sep 26, 2012).
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51. C.M. Showell, Citizens, patients and policy: a challenge for Australia’s national electronic health record, Health Information Management Journal, 40(2) (2011) 29-43.
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58. K. Hagan, Electronic health record planned, The Age (Mar 30, 2011), available here (accessed Aug 14, 2012).
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China Focus

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2. MOH, 2012 China Health Statistics (Executive Summary) (Jun 6, 2012 in Chinese), available here (accessed Sep 26, 2012).
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