OpenEHR in the News

Australian IT has a story about an implementation of the OpenEHR project (formerly GEHR), which is not the same as the OpenEMR project. Confusing? OpenEHR is sponsored by Ocean Informatics based in Australia, OpenEMR is sponsored by Pennington Firm and is United States based. “…Brisbane-based DSTC hopes its data management technology will become the backbone of the nationwide HealthConnect e-health record sharing network.

Based on the publicly available openEHR architecture, DSTC developed the system in conjunction with openEHR founder Ocean Informatics.

It is being tested in HealthConnect trials in Brisbane.

The developers say openEHR “is the world’s first method for accessing all of a patient’s health records” regardless of how they were created or where they are stored across the health system…’

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