Oncologist Dr. Belinda Yeoh and a patient


Health Information Services

Health Information Services manages patient information relating to patient care. Services provided included:
Medical Record Management
  • Management of the Scanned Medical Record
  • Maintenance and retrieval of (old paper) medical records
  • Management of paper and electronic forms 
  • Management of health information policies, eg. patient privacy, patient registration, record access
  • Provide medical records for auditing and research purposes
  • Typing of Specialist Clinic letters and operation reports
Information Release
  • Release of information to external health care providers for ongoing patient care
  • Access to records under the Freedom of Information Act
  • Provide subpoenaed medical records to court
Clinical Coding & Patient Data
  • Coding of inpatient records using ICD-10-AM
  • Provide casemix and DRG data to management and clinical units
  • Auditing of Casemix data to ensure optimal funding for inpatient activity
  • Data maintenance and reporting of patient information to the Department of Health
  • Reporting of cancers to the Victorian Cancer Registry
Corporate Records
  • Management of Austin Health corporate records
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Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.