Position paper: eHealth

Jul 7, 2014

Avant recognises the benefits of e-health initiatives in a modern health system.
Avant supports e-health initiatives that will:

  • Help overcome fragmentation of health information 
  • Improve the availability and quality of health information
  • Reduce the occurrence of adverse medical events and the duplication of treatment 
  • Improve the coordination and quality of healthcare provided to consumers by different health care providers1 
Avant’s position:



1.These are the objects contained in section 3 Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012 (Cth) s.3

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