One of the three breakout tracks at the upcoming HIMSS Australia Digital Health Summit ( ADHS ) happening from 20-21 November 2019 in Sydney, Australia is the data track. This article will look at the broader context of how healthcare data is being used and applied in Australia, as well as the steps taken towards enhancing the interoperability framework of healthcare in the country. Better quality data, better health outcomes and predictions? With the explosion in the amount of healthcare data being collected, one of the key challenges lie in the quality of data being collected, as well as making the right decisions to use the appropriate data to measure specific health outcomes or predictions. One such example in Australia is the recent announcement of a joint project to develop clinical decision support software employing predictive analytics by the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre, Melboune’s RMIT University and Telstra […]