NSW Health has issued Policy Directive PD2020_005 which requires all NSW Health entities to use a range of statewide clinical, corporate and infrastructure ICT services, standards and platforms to ensure consistent foundational capabilities across NSW Health.
The mandatory services and platforms are:
Enterprise Imaging Repository (EIR)
Health Establishment Registration On-line (HERO)
HealtheNet – NSW State Clinical Repository
Hospital Pharmacy Products List (HPPL)
My Health Record Connectivity
Pathology and Imaging Orders and Results to HealtheNet
My Health Learning
Oracle Identity and Access Management
StaffLink Core HR and Payroll
StaffLink Financial and Procurement
Data Centre Reform
Health Security Operations Centre
Health Wide Area Network
Health Wide Area Network Internet
State Wide Infrastructure Services Email and Archiving
State Wide Infrastructure Services Identity
NSW Health Entities must not procure alternative services or platforms if a service or platform has been identified as a foundational service and substantially performs the same function.
The policy applies to Ministry of Health, Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, NSW Health Pathology, Cancer Institute, NSW Ambulance Service.