Inner East Melbourne Medicare Local
Inner East Melbourne Medicare Local is one of the Federal Governments’ Wave One lead sites.
Inner East Melbourne Medicare Local will initially target around 100 GP practices, and focus on establishing personally controlled electronic health records for selected patients in the following groups:
• After-hours patients;
• Aged care residents;
• Complex and chronic patients registered in the Divisions Chronic Disease Management programs, such as Healthy at Home program (H@H) This group primarily consists of Victorian HARP Patients (Hospital Admission Risk Program) such as patients with COPD, CHF and Diabetes;
• Box Hill Hospital Outpatients Department.
FRED IT Group MedView Project will demonstrate the ability for up to two million individuals and their healthcare providers to access their prescribing and dispensing history via a medicines repository using national electronic prescription and other standards. The project will deploy MedView to all pharmacies and GPs in the Geelong region and to a further 10% of this target market nationally. The project will bring together a grouping of private sector eHealth vendors including FRED, eRx, Best Practice, Zedmed, iCare, Microsoft, SIMPL Simple Retail, Pharmhos and Core Medical Solutions.
Check back regularly for updated progress reports on these eHealth initiatives.