From New York Times….
This fun and funny video from iNTERFACEWARE.COM explains what HL7 is and how it works. An animated HL7 tutorial looks at how HL7 works, what an integration engine does and the process of connecting health care systems.
On December 13th, the Department of Health published the eHealth Strategy for Ireland. Some of the most important points being:
- Increase in Health ICT budget from 0.85% of HealthCare budget to 2-3%
- Recruitment of a CTO for health services
- Prioritise electronic health information transfer (telehealth, onliine referrals etc)