eHealth stream welcomes Eitan Ben Itzhak Klutch

eHealth: We are pleased to announce Mr Eitan Ben Itzhak Klutch, CEO, Makshivim Net, Israel as a Speaker at The 17th International Mental Health Conference; Guiding the Change to be held at Sea World Resort Conference Centre, Gold Coast, next week 11 -12 August 2016. Eitan Ben Itzhak Klutch will present ‘What Tech is For?’ in the ehealth Innovative Uses of Technology and Social Media stream. Makshivim Net was established …

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Expanding help-seeking options for young people by delivering mental health services online – the eheadspace experience

Young people have the highest need for mental health care across the lifespan, yet the lowest level of service use. Improving access to appropriate mental health care and increasing engagement with services is a priority for mental health reform in Australia. Providing services and interventions via online and mobile technologies is increasingly a focus for improving access and engagement for young people. It is argued that because of the almost …

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Australia’s first national e-mental health online portal

Australia’s first national e-mental health online portal has been launched today by the Federal Minister for Mental Health, the Hon Mark Butler MP. Called mindhealthconnect, this government portal will enable instant access to a variety of clinically-endorsed mental health information, support and therapies. As pioneers in the field of eHealth, Black Dog Institute researchers played a key advisory role in the development of mindhealthconnect. “We know that more and more …

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E-health key trial halted by specifications glitch

MOST of the trial sites for the federal government’s electronic health record project have been taken offline after it was discovered they were working to different specifications than the planned national model. The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) halted the rollout of primary care desktop software at 10 trial sites on Friday blaming incompatibility with the national specifications.  by: Sean Parnell – From: The Australian – January 24, 2012 12:00AM