The eHealth readiness of Australia's medical specialists - Final Report

Appendix 1: Acronyms

Page last updated: 30 May 2011

Acronym

Refers to

ASCIAAustralasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
ASUMAustralasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
ASCTSAustralasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
ASCSAustralasian Society of Colorectal Surgeons
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
AOAAustralian Orthopaedic Association
ASMOFAustralian Salaried Medical Officers Federation
ASGMAustralian Society for Geriatric Medicine
ASHAustralian Society of Hypnosis
ASIDAustralian Society of Infectious Diseases
ASMAustralian Society of Microbiology
ASOAustralian Society of Ophthalmologists
ASOHNSAustralian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
ASPSAustralian Society of Plastic Surgeons
CSANZCardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
CICMCollege of Intensive Care Medicine
CPDContinuing professional development
CSSANZColorectal Surgical Society of Australia & New Zealand
DCCMDepartment of Critical Care Medicine
DOHA Department of Health and Ageing
DHASDoctors' Health Advisory Service
ESAEndocrine Society of Australia
FPOAFaculty of Psychiatry of Old Age
FSAFertility Society of Australia
GESAGastroenterological Society of Australia
HSANZHaematology Society of Australia & New Zealand
HISAHealth Informatics Society of Australia
HIMSSHealthcare Information and Management Systems Society
MOGAMedical Oncology Group of Australia
MBSMedicare Benefits Schedule
MEPSAMolecular and Experimental Pathology Society Australia
NCOPPNational Coalition of Public Pathology
NeHTANational eHealth Transition Authority
NSANeurosurgical Society of Australasia
OSSANZObesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand
PACSPicture Archive Communication System
PBSPharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
PCAPalliative Care Australia
PCPAPrivate Cancer Physicians of Australia
PHIACPrivate Health Insurance Administration Council
QHQueensland Health
RACPRoyal Australasian College of Physicians
RACSRoyal Australasian College of Surgeons
RANZCOGRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
RANZCORoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
RANZCPRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
RANZCRRoyal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
RCPARoyal College of Pathologists of Australasia
RDAARural Doctors' Association of Australia
SASMOASouth Australian Salaried Medical Officers Association
SCHStatistical Clearing House
TSANZThoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
USANZUrological Society of Australia and New Zealand