Access to Information

Access to Information

Róisín Doherty is the Director of Access to Information & Health Identifers Programme (A2I-HIDs).

Access to Information is tasked with ensuring that systems and solutions being introduced within the health system integrate with each other. The function has an enterprise wide view of eHealth solutions so information can flow easily through the system and can be reused and redirected where appropriate. The team develop, support and manage services which can enable change and improved efficiencies within the Health Service through the use of connected eHealth solutions.

The main areas of work are as follows:

  • Healthlink
  • eReferrals
  • Healthmail
  • Integration and Interoperability
  • Agile eHealth

The HSE and eHealth Ireland welcomed the commencement order for the Individual Health Identifier (IHI) signed by the Minister of Health Mr. Simon Harris on Tuesday 30th May 2017. This allowed for the operational use of the IHI throughout the Irish Healthcare system in line with the terms of the Health Identifiers Act 2014. For a more detailed look at the IHI please click here

For a more detailed look at services provided by Access to Information please click here