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The RCH achieves international best practice in digital healthcare

The RCH is Australia’s first hospital to be accredited by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society as Stage 7 for its Outpatient EMR Adoption Model, and the latest recipient of the Asia Pacific HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award.

Nursing scholarship supports closing the gap in immunisation

Sonja Elia is Victoria’s first Nurse Practitioner in the field of Immunisation. This year she’s travelling internationally and undertaking training, so she can make our Immunisation Clinic a more culturally appropriate service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.

Profile – Dr Yayu Mekonnen

Dr Mekonnen is completing his training at the RCH to become Ethiopia’s first paediatric cardiac surgeon and change the lives of children in his country.