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HISA Vic – A Big-Bang EMR implementation at RCH

WHEN: October 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

WHERE: University of Melbourne – Theatre Ground Floor (G73)

A Big-Bang EMR implementation at RCH

With the recent Go Live/Roll Out of an EMR at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, this event will provided attendees insight into the implementation of the EMR.

Registration Fees

This event is free for HISA member and $25.00 for non-members. Please register via the above link to confirm your attendance.


RCH was the first hospital in Australasia to implement the Epic system and went live with this fully integrated EMR across the entire hospital in April 2016. We will present details of what was delivered and the implementation process.

mike-southProf Mike South
Paediatrician & Intensivist
Chief Medical Information Officer
Professor, University of Melbourne

Professor Mike South is a dual trained Paediatrician / Intensivist and has clinical and research interests in the area of acute childhood illness. He is Professor in the Department of Paediatrics University of Melbourne and Honorary Research Fellow at MCRI. Mike was Director of the Department of General Medicine for 20 years and is now the hospital’s Chief Medical Information Officer responsible for, among other things, the implementation of a fully integrated electronic medical record system at RCH.

jmcleodJackie McLeod
EMR Project Director
The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

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October 26, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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