CUREator’s new health security stream will award $1 million over three years to projects in fields such as emerging infectious diseases and pandemics research, and therapies targeting chemical, biological and radiological threats.
EHS was awarded in recognition of its outstanding digital content, designed and developed by local talents on its team, which met all international standards for e-government and smart government websites, as well as all requirements for the award.
The department of Veteran Affairs and The Defense Department are simultaneously trying to implement Electronic Health Records. The military health system is using a customized version of the same Cerner Millennium software VA has been struggling to implement, but the DoD version is much further along.
Dr. Molini Patel, with the department’s Bureau of Medical Services, won one of this year’s individual awards for her work using data to track COVID-19 infections among the department’s workforce and flagging hotspots that faced the greatest need for vaccines once they became available. The award also recognized Patel’s work tracking air quality data at 80 U.S. diplomatic posts around the world.
The exposed files contained patient information, including name, address, date of birth, medical record number, hospital or medical group, patient account number, health-related information and claim information.
NSW Health wants the virtual care strategy to cover care planning and coordination across different providers; clinical collaboration, innovation and research; patient self-management; and a digitally-capable workforce.