State and federal governments driven by decreases in funding, massive cost blowouts, extreme overtime, adverse media coverage, legal challenges, a push to deliver efficiency and many more issues are looking to technology to overcome the challenges of overloaded system.
Technology and the implementation of better systems is able to deliver massive cost savings.
eHealth records are expected to deliver improvements to health budgets in reducing medical errors, prescription errors, medicine conflicts, doctor shopping, and more. The benefits from these systems are not simply tied to hospital systems, but also through to local doctors, pharmacies, PBS and more.
eHealth will examine embracing technology in an effort to reduce costs and enhance efficiencies and deliver better health outcomes.