Commentators and Journalists Weigh In On Digital Health And Related Privacy, Safety, Social Media And Security Matters. Lots Of Interesting Perspectives - November 29, 2022.
----- This weekly blog is to explore the news around the larger issues around Digital Health, data security, data privacy, AI / ML. technology, social media and any related matters. I will also try to highlight ADHA Propaganda when I come upon it. Just so we keep count, the latest Notes from the ADHA Board were dated 6 December, 2018 and we have seen none since! It ’s pretty sad! Note: (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 29, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 28 November, 2022.
Here are a few I have come across the last week or so. Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. General Comment ----- NSW eHealth deciding to throw every thing out and go with Epic is the big news. Will be fun to (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 28, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

There Are One Or Two Questions That Rather Need To Be Clarified With The NSW Move To Epic.
Unless you were out of touch the last few days the following is not news. Epic chosen to deliver NSW Health's Single Digital Patient Record system The EMR system will first go live at Hunter New England LHD. By Adam Ang November 23, 2022 04:24 AM NSW Health has picked Epic to deliver its Single Digital Patient Record project, which seeks to unify all EMR and pathology information systems (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 27, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

AusHealthIT Poll Number 659 – Results – 27th November, 2022.
Here are the results of the poll. Will Elon Musk Destroy Twitter As A Useful Medium For Reliable News / Information? Yes                                                                                             35 (60%) No                                                                                              17 (29%) I Have No Idea (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 26, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 26th November, 2022.
Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment ----- https://healthitanalytics.com/news/ai-clinical-decision-support-tool-can-help-predict-covid-19-prognosis AI Clinical Decision (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 26, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Yet Again It Seems The ADHA Is Not Meeting Its Commitments,
This popped up last week. New delays strike My Health Record app Justin Hendry Editor 15 November 2022 A consumer-facing My Health Record smartphone app built for the federal government has hit further delays and is now not expected to be publicly released until early 2023, a year later than first planned. The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) revealed plans for the ‘my health’ app (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 25, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

The Macro View – Health, Economics, and Politics and the Big Picture. What I Am Watching Here And Abroad.
November 24, 2022 Edition -----Globally the big news is the crypto chaos and the fear it may spill over to the real economy. The ongoing and awful war being waged by Russia continues to point out just how weak the West is. This should have been stopped months ago and the pious handwringing is just pathetic. Far too many have died and death will continue without resolute action. In the UK (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 24, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

I Had No Idea That Ransomware Could Be So Profitable – No Wonder They Do It!
This appeared last week: Hive ransomware actors have extorted over $100M from victims, says FBI Carly Page@carlypage_ / 12:55 AM GMT+11 •November 19, 2022 The U.S. government has warned of ongoing malicious activity by the notorious Hive ransomware gang, which has extorted more than $100 million from its growing list of victims. A joint advisory released by the FBI, the U.S. Cybersecurity and (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 24, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

ACT Health Seems To Have Had A Few Issues In Getting It New Epic System Working Well.
On the 14 Nov 2022 ( a day after go-live ) an old Canberran friend sent me this: with a very confused look! She said she had not had any testing in the ACT for many years having been living in Sydney until recently! ----- myDHR Logo. Hello – Name Omitted. You have a new test result to view in MyDHR! Please sign in to view your test result. Thanks for using MyDHR, Sign In to MyDHR MyDHR (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 23, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Commentators and Journalists Weigh In On Digital Health And Related Privacy, Safety, Social Media And Security Matters. Lots Of Interesting Perspectives - November 22, 2022.
----- This weekly blog is to explore the news around the larger issues around Digital Health, data security, data privacy, AI / ML. technology, social media and any related matters. I will also try to highlight ADHA Propaganda when I come upon it. Just so we keep count, the latest Notes from the ADHA Board were dated 6 December, 2018 and we have seen none since! It ’s pretty sad! Note: (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 22, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 21 November, 2022.
Here are a few I have come across the last week or so. Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. General Comment ----- Quite an interesting week with ACT Health going live and sending out many thousands of random (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

This Huge Australian Technology Stuff Up Can Not Slip By Un-noticed I Believe.
This appeared a couple of days ago. ‘They were building a Frankenstein’: how ASX’s blockchain unravelled James Eyers Senior Reporter Nov 17, 2022 – 3.41pm When Elmer Funke Kupper jumped on the blockchain bandwagon in early 2016, announcing ASX would invest in New York-based start-up Digital Asset to deploy the emerging tech nology in an upgrade to the market’s clearing and settlement system, (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

AusHealthIT Poll Number 658 – Results – 20th November, 2022.
Here are the results of the poll. Is The Digital Health CRC Making A Worthwhile Contribution To The Progress Of Digital Health In Australia? Yes                                                                                              9 (20%) No                                                                                             35 (78%) I Have No Idea (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 19th November, 2022.
Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment ----- https://www.digitalhealth.net/2022/11/breaking-down-language-barriers-with-digital-health/ Breaking down language barriers with (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 19, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

I Have To Say I Really Do Find This App Pretty Worrying As It Is At Present
This appeared last week: App: Tracking menses and more for endo, adeno and PCOS patients Siobhan Calafiore 9 November 2022 Unlike most period apps available, QENDO not only helps patients track their menstrual cycle, pain and mood but is also a tool to manage chronic illness.   It is aimed at people with endometriosis, adenomyosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome who are after an easy way to (Source: Australian Health Information Technology)
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - November 18, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs