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Departments

In this section, you can find the following information:

Health Information Services

Health Information Services manages patient information relating to patient care. Services provided included:
Medical record management
  • Management of the medical record - scanned medical record & historic paper records
  • Management of paper and electronic forms 
  • Management of health information policies, eg. patient privacy, patient registration, record access
Transcription
  • 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 and patient data
  • Coding of inpatient records using ICD-10-AM
  • Provide casemix and DRG data to management and clinical units
  • Auditing of Casemix data
  • 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
Data & Submissions
  • Maintain and support the entry and integrity of patient related data on the hospitals’ in-house applications, including the Victorian Admitted Episode Dataset (VAED), the Elective Services Information System (ESIS), the Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD) and Non-admitted Services (VINAH). 
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