SA Health has partnered with Telstra to install and support over 3,500 bedside computers at the majority of bedsides in SA public hospitals
SA Health has partnered with Telstra to install and support approximately 3,500 bedside computers at the majority of bedsides in South Australian public hospitals to enable doctors, nurses, midwives and other health care professionals to use clinical applications and access patient information at patients’ bedsides.
The implementation of bedside computers is part of SA Health’s major eHealth strategy to deliver an integrated statewide electronic health record by 2017 to assist clinical decision-making at the point of care, when and where it is needed.
The bedside computers will:
Bedside computers have now been installed and are fully operational for patient entertainment (available on a pre-paid basis) in 12 public hospitals:
The bedside computers will provide staff with another access point to EPAS, at the point of care.
For more information on the implementation of the computers please email HealthBedsideComputers@sa.gov.au or refer to: