Updated on 23 September 2014
The system will be used by 82,000 Defence personnel — 57,000 permanent and 25,000 reserves
Singapore: If reports are to be believed, Australia's defence force has enlisted a new e-health system. The multi-million dollar system is said to have deep analytics capability that can chart health trends in the workforce and potentially ¬prevent serious illness from spreading.
The key architects of the project said that the features were part of the department's new $133 million national electronic health system that could form the cornerstone of future deployments.
A news report stated that the system will be the "single source of truth" for the health of a personnel that is often stationed in different locations during their career.
Further, as per the announcement, the system will be used by 82,000 Defence personnel - 57,000 permanent and 25,000 ¬reserves. About 30,000 Australian Defence Force members have electronic health records, with the system going live in Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia.
It stated that the rollout in South Australia has begun, followed by NSW, the ACT, Victoria and Tasmania, with the rollout to be completed by early December.