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Australia - E-Health, E-Education, E-Government


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Australia - E-Health, E-Education, E-Government

Subjects covered include:

overnment policies to stimulate the digital economy;
Government initiatives to fund infrastructure for the digital economy;
Industry initiatives regarding FttH infrastructure and smart grids;
Digital media strategies for local councils;
Local broadbanding case studies;
Smart grids as green telecoms, carbon trading, environmental issues;
Market and industry analyses;
Market statistics and forecasts.

 Researcher: Paul Budde

Current Publication date: March 2008 (1st Edition)

Next Publication date: March 2009


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • SMART SOCIETIES BASED ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
    • THE PROPOSITION
    • PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE
    • SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS
    • ARE WE REACHING ANOTHER BREAKING POINT?
    • SOLUTIONS BY USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO INCREASE OUR INTELLIGENCE
      • Silos need to be replaced by trans-sector thinking
      • Disintermediation brings people closer together
      • AI - assisting in creating a global brain
        • Table Selection of predictions in BT's timeline
      • Cognitive Systems
    • EXAMPLES OF DEVELOPMENTS
      • Watson - cognitive computing
      • Deep learning
      • Angelina
      • Cognitive Engine
    • CONCLUSION
  • DIGITAL SECTOR AND INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATIONS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE DIGITAL ECONOMY - WHAT IS AT STAKE?
      • The effects of the digital economy are all around us.
      • Commercial Sectors
      • Global competition
      • Healthcare
      • Education
      • ICT Investments needed
    • LACK OF VISION - POLITICIANS ABSORBED BY COSTS OF AGEING ECONOMIC MODELS
    • AUSTRALIA'S TWO-TIERED ECONOMY
    • AUSTRALIA'S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IS UNDERWAY
      • National Broadband Infrastructure
      • Cloud computing, Big Data, M2M
      • The need for digital productivity
    • DEVELOPED ECONOMIES NOT READY FOR AN ICT-DRIVEN RECOVERY
    • ICT TOOLS CAN PROVIDE $8 BILLION OF ANNUAL SAVINGS
    • TRANSFORMATION BASED ON SMART INFRASTRUCTURE
    • SELECTED INDUSTRY AND SECTOR TRANSFORMATIONS
      • Digital Technology transforming the mining sector
      • Resource and energy management are hot issues all around the world
      • Digital economy transforming the banking industry
      • Omni-channel changing Retailing
      • Book Industry
      • The transformation of the disability sector
    • STATISTICAL INFORMATION AND ECONOMIC BENEFITS
      • The impact on the economy
      • The thousands of unreported benefits of high-speed infrastructure
      • Digital Australia - statistical findings
  • NATIONAL DIGITAL ECONOMY STRATEGY (NDES)
    • INTRODUCTION
    • OTHER SPECIFIC INITIATIVES
    • OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES MID 2013
    • ADVANCING AUSTRALIA AS A DIGITAL ECONOMY - UPDATE TO THE NDES
    • PROGRESS OF THE PROGRAM - MID 2013
      • Brief overview of grants provided.
    • LOCAL E-GOVERNMENT INITIATIVE
    • NBN 3D MAPPING/MODELLING PROJECT
    • DIGITAL CITIZENS GUIDE
    • THE NBN-ENABLED EDUCATION AND SKILLS SERVICES PROGRAM
    • TUITION FOR NEW MIGRANTS USING THE NBN
    • E- HEALTH SERVICES
    • SENIORS
      • M2 delivers broadband for seniors
    • AUSTRALIAN INTERACTIVE GAMES FUND
    • INDIGENOUS COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM
    • SMART HOME IN ARMIDALE
    • SMART FARM ARMIDALE
      • Smart farming
      • Kirby Smart Farm
      • Smart Farm projects
      • Live map of soil and environmental conditions
      • Monitoring cattle behaviour using GPS collars and ear tag tracking devices
      • Access Cam
      • SMART Farm control portal
    • ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY
    • TELEWORKING
      • Teleworking and SMEs
      • Traffic jams and teleworking
      • Market survey
      • Teleworking research from ACMA
      • Teleworking study
      • Australians working online - Sensis Report
        • Table Australians who use the internet at work
        • Table Australians who telework
        • Table Where Australians telework
    • NBN REGIONAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    • HIGH-DEFINITION VIDEOCONFERENCING PILOT PROGRAM
    • DIGITAL BUSINESS KITS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
    • NBN ART GRANTS
    • DIGITAL INCLUSION
  • E-HEALTH
    • OVERVIEW, STATS AND ANALYSIS
      • The Health Care Market
        • Table Australian Health Market 2010
      • E-health in the context of BuddeComm research
      • Introduction e-health
        • Table Percentage of GDP and government spend on aged care - 2001; 2008 - 2010; 2040; 2050
      • White Paper calls for National Telehealth Strategy
      • Budget 2013: e-Health overview
      • Survey Results
      • The national health reform
      • Healthcare - `no outcome, no income'
        • Table The costs of healthcare (selected countries)
      • BT's e-Health plans for Australia
      • Optimising e-health
      • Analysis by Frost & Sullivan
      • Medical technology industry
    • PILOTS AND PROJECTS
      • E-health projects and initiatives
      • Digital Regions Initiative
      • R&D projects and initiatives
      • Private initiatives
      • Telstra's e-health initiatives
      • Health insurance - Health.com
    • NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK- E-HEALTH
      • E-health in the context of BuddeComm research
      • E-health - Killer App on the NBN
      • NBN based e-health projects
        • Table Estimated cost of diabetes in the community - 2002; 2032
      • E-health - key to the success of NBN - analysis
    • PERSONALLY CONTROLLED ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (PCEHR)
      • PCEHR timeline to 2014
        • Table PCEHR timeline - 2009 – 2014
        • Table Working through record matching progress report – 2011
      • Users can control their PCEHR
      • Wave 1 and 2
      • Other Projects
      • Design and implement contract awarded
      • Review of the PCEHR project
      • Roll out on target
      • Expected benefits of PCEHR
        • Table Expected total net benefits of the funded national PCEHR system (2010-2025)
        • Table Benefits of the national PCEHR system for priority health activities
        • Table Breakdown of PCEHR benefits by care setting
      • Additional funding for imaging record
      • GPs get paid for record collation
      • Online delivery of health documents
      • Project outsourcing
      • The most vulnerable need our assistance with e-health - PCEHR analysis
      • Market surveys
        • Table Doctors "Routine Use" of Healthcare IT Capabilities
  • E-EDUCATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table Estimated education and training revenue – 2012
    • EDUCATION SYSTEM WILL HIT ECONOMIC CRISIS POINT
      • Education is not keeping up with social changes
      • Economic costs will force the system to change
      • Governments will be forced to stop costs spiralling out of control
    • TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN E-EDUCATION
      • Education transformation will guide e-learning.
      • Self-learning in developing economies
      • Schools as platforms for individual learning
      • E-Learning the story so far
    • EDUCATION AND THE NBN
      • Introduction
      • Survey shows NBN important for education
      • Analysis on e-education initiatives
      • Improved outcomes via fast broadband
      • The NBN-Enabled Education and Skills Services program
      • NBN education portal
      • Virtual excursions from the classroom
      • Tuition for new migrants using the NBN
      • Online training and advice from TAFE
      • NBN trials
      • Classrooms in the cloud
      • ABC Splash
      • Digital careers program
      • National VET E-Learning Strategy
    • E-EDUCATION INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVES
      • Background
      • National government policy - Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH) to the schools
      • Satellite boosting distance learning in NSW
      • MySchool 2.0
      • NSW schools get fast broadband
      • AARNet's e-learning pilot
      • Broadband for Seniors
    • E-EDUCATION CONTENT IN AUSTRALIA
      • Australia's largest online library
      • E-learning from Australian Computer Society (ACS)
      • Media literacy
      • Digital literacy program for adults
      • Massive Open Online course (MOOC)
    • OTHER E-EDUCATION TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS
      • Digital transformation of higher education
      • Bring Your Own Device to school
      • Devices driving ICT spending in education
      • Education apps
      • Remote laptops from One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
      • Health and e-education working to solve reading problems
    • GLOBAL TRENDS IN E-EDUCATION (SEPARATE GLOBAL REPORT)
  • E-GOVERNMENT
    • STATISTICAL OVERVIEW OF THE GOVERNMENT MARKET
      • Table Estimated government recurrent expenditure - 2012 – 2013
    • GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
    • NEW GOVERNMENT'S E-GOVERNMENT PLAN
    • NATIONAL DIGITAL ECONOMY STRATEGY (NDES)
      • Introduction
      • Advancing Australia as a Digital Economy - update to the NDES
      • Federal Government's Digital First Policy
      • Local e-government initiative from NDES
    • GOVERNMENT AND CLOUD COMPUTING
      • Federal Government early adopter
        • Table Government Cloud Computing examples
      • National cloud computing strategy
      • Cloud rules for offshore storage of government data
    • GOVERNMENT DEPLOYS NATIONAL TELEPRESENCE SYSTEM
    • SURVEY ON E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES USAGE (2009)
      • Conclusions
    • AUSTRALIA IN THE GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX
      • Overview
        • Table Comparison of Australian measurements in the Global Innovation Index - 2011 – 2012
      • Australian rankings

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