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Epic EMR

posted on 2020-06-25, 05:28 authored by Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH)
This is our main clinical information system at Royal Children's Hospital. Due to expand to cover Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Women's Hospital, and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.


Institution name

Royal Children's Hospital

Unit name

EMR team

Principal contact name

Mike South

Principal contact email address

Dataset ID

None advised

Available for research?

  • Yes

Collaborating institutions information

Yes - with tight privacy controls and ethics approval for clinical use across the four Parkville hospitals.

Number of people/participants

1.5 million

Data source

  • Clinical
  • Research

Data source details

Primary purpose is clinical but with appropriate approvals can be used for research.

Study or collection type

  • Medical records abstraction

Data collection started

April 2016 (some data prior to that from existing systems).

Dataset still being added to?

  • Yes