Enrico Coiera

Journal article

CareTrack Australia: assessing the appropriateness of adult healthcare: protocol for a retrospective medical record review

Introduction: In recent years in keeping with international best practice, clinical guidelines for common conditions have been developed, endorsed and disseminated by peak national and professional bodies. Yet evidence suggests that there remain considerable gaps between the care that is regarded as appropriate by such...
Literature review

Evidence check: mHealth technologies for chronic disease prevention and management

This Evidence Check review examines the evidence regarding the benefits, uptake and operationalisation of mHealth technologies (including short messaging services (SMS), mobile apps and wearable devices) for chronic disease management and prevention. The review found mHealth interventions can promote significant improvements in glycaemic control (for...

Do we need a national electronic summary care record?

Australia has been slow to advance its national e-health system in comparison with other nations, giving us the opportunity to learn from other systems before developing a national distributed shared electronic health record. Abstract Electronic referrals and discharge summaries can improve the quality and timeliness...