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Case Study 1: Nursing Informatics and eHealth in Australia

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There are currently many changes happening in nursing and healthcare in Australia. Healthcare reform has been high on the national government agenda and has created many changes in healthcare including eHealth. Healthcare information technologies and informatics are providing many challenges and excitement for the future of healthcare in Australia. The challenge for professional nursing organisations and nursing leaders of Australia is to be proactive in developments and initiatives for nursing to remain visible and viable in health care systems to safeguard the profession for the future as health care reform is implemented.

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  • Nursing informatics
  • eHealth
  • Australia
  • Case study
  • Health Workforce Reform

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Foster, J. (2015). Case Study 1: Nursing Informatics and eHealth in Australia. In: Hannah, K., Hussey, P., Kennedy, M., Ball, M. (eds) Introduction to Nursing Informatics. Health Informatics. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2999-8_15

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