E-health system for soldiers launched

Launched today by the assistant minister for defence, Stuart Robert, the Defence eHealth System will reduce red tape and provide up-to-date health data on Australian Defence Force personnel to treating clinicians and healthcare providers, Mr Roberts said. 

“Importantly, it will also allow health information to be easily and accurately passed to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs as well as to civilian health providers,” the minister said.  

The system is based on the UK