- Be a 10-year journey.
- Build on the success of existing eHealth solutions.
- Not be prescriptive but focus on strong infrastructure and where possible robust international standards.
- Be sustainable. Provide incentives for clinicians to take up the eHealth solutions.
- Have a strong and transparent governance framework to ensure confidence of the industry, clinicians, consumer and governing bodies.
- There is no ‘tipping point’ for big IT.
- Don’t try to build systems or write standards.
- Don’t throw money before you’ve sussed the complexity.
- Don’t equate knowledge with what is passed up the line.
- Don’t impose political milestones.
- Build for real needs not political aspirations.
- Use local development for local communities.
- Listen to the healthcare providers, privacy practitioners and software industry to support what is working and build on that to get some concrete health improvements.
B.A. (Hons) Melb, LLB (Melb), L.L.M
Committee member: MSIA