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Sunrise EMR & PAS, SA Health’s electronic medical record

SA Health is committed to protecting and improving the health of all South Australians by providing leadership in health reform, public health services (PDF 598KB), health and medical research, policy development and planning, with an increased focus on wellbeing, illness prevention, early intervention and quality care.

Expanding the electronic medical record system (EMR) to include more hospitals and healthcare sites in South Australia is one of the ways SA Health is demonstrating its commitment to the South Australian community.

SA Health's electronic medical record - Sunrise EMR & PAS

The electronic medical record system used in South Australia is called Sunrise EMR & PAS. It has been used successfully within the state’s public health system since 2013.

The state-based electronic medical record replaces the need for paper-based documentation, providing a consistent and complete electronic medical record for patients across SA Health hospitals and health services where it has been activated. View locations below.

See the following to find out more about Sunrise EMR & PAS and access information and resources:

Sites using the electronic medical record

The Sunrise system is currently active at the following sites

  • Aldinga GP Plus Health Care Centre
  • Flinders Medical Centre (select service areas) - View Only access
  • Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre
  • Marion GP Plus Health Care Centre
  • Noarlunga GP Plus Super Clinic
  • Noarlunga Health Service
  • Port Augusta Hospital and Health Service
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital (administration system only)
  • SA Ambulance headquarters (Extended Care Paramedics, MedSTAR and Mental Health Triage teams) - View Only access
  • St Margaret’s Rehabilitation Hospital
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

In September 2019, the electronic medical record system will be implemented at Mount Gambier District Health Service (MGDHS). The remaining clinical functionality will be implemented across the Royal Adelaide Hospital in 2020.

Further healthcare sites are in scope to come online in the future.

Further information

For general information about Sunrise EMR email HealthEMR@sa.gov.au. For information about EMR training or bookings, please contact the EMR Project Training Team at HealthEMRtraining@sa.gov.au

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