IMIA WG16 Meeting. Bermuda, BMU, 1997/09/11.
There is a range of organisations with responsibility for information standards development within Australia.
These include Standards Australia, which is formally linked to the International Organisation for Standards (ISO), the National Health Information Management Group, which deals with the government sector and several statutory organisations such as the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the National Centre for Classification in Health.
The different constituencies involved with each of these organisations, the scope of healthcare informatics and the rate of organisational and technological change in the industry present a significant challenge in ensuring that the standard setting process is highly visible, responsive and capable of demonstrating its value through effective implementation.
Creating awareness and ensuring broad dissemination of healthcare informatics standards is a key component in meeting this challenge.
This can operate at a number of levels from strategic to operational.
At the strategic level, it requires active engagement and commitment of the key decision-makers, both political and professional.
This may require directly lobbying and promoting the benefits of standardisation to those decision-makers but can be achieved even more effectively by creating industry awareness and demand through carefully targeted presentations on the impact of standards to broader health industry forums. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Informatique biomédicale, Normalisation, Système information, Base connaissance, Téléinformatique, Communication, Australie, Océanie, Prise décision, Traitement donnée
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Biomedical data processing, Standardization, Information system, Knowledge base, Remote data processing, Communication, Australia, Oceania, Decision making, Data processing
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