While secure messaging is a well-established concept in General Practice, reliance on the fax machine to send documents is still common practice when communicating with many other areas of the health care system.
The lack of a federated directory has been one of the barriers to seamless connectivity.
It is positive to see the ADHA taking a lead role in bringing industry stakeholders together to find a solution.
Still a long way to go but it is good to see that the era of the fax machine in health care could be coming to an end.
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