What is e-health?

What is e-health?

e-health is the transformation of health services using IT to deliver better and safer clinical decision-making. Healthcare is an ever-changing science as new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge and require changes in treatment and drug therapy. E-health enables us to keep at the forefront of emerging healthcare issues and deliver better and safer evidence-based patient outcomes.

Who we are

Who we are

The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence commenced in 2012. We are one of the largest academic e-health research organisations in Australia and our team has over a decade of experience in system design, evaluation and translation and with an international reputation for our work. Our people include e-health and health informatics researchers, doctors, IT specialists, engineers and professional staff.

Our research

Our research

Our research targets major evidence gaps in the safety and quality of clinical and consumer e-health systems. We contribute to national and international e-health policy and are building national capacity in e-health research to meet current and emerging national health priorities. Our research has been translated into clinical resources including Healthy.me, Quick Clinical, and Techwatch.