A snapshot of mHealth Down Under

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The always interesting HealthWorks Collective in their ‘Mobile Health Around The Globe’ takes us to Australia. They discuss the government initiated eHealth care system (PCEHR-Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record) with secure EHRs that can be accessed through mobile phones, the first digital hospital to open in 2014 (St. Stephen’s) at a cost of $84 million, the smartphone based MyMBS which allows Australia Medicare beneficiaries to see the benefits schedule, the 1stAvailable.com.au website where patients can book healthcare appointments online, and more. Reader comments invited. What’s Happening in mHealth in Australia