A brief introduction to the Private Healthcare Information Standards Committee

PHISC is an organisation within the private healthcare sector which has as its goal the maximising of co-operation in healthcare information standards, ideally across the country.

A brief introduction to the Private Healthcare Information Standards Committee

PHISC was established in 1983 and became a member organisation in 2007. It has numerous organisations as members. These include health professional organisations, private hospitals, software & switching companies, the Medical Research Council and other stakeholders in the Health Information environment. The NDoH attends meetings of the PHISC.

The principal objective PHISC is to agree, communicate, provide implementation guidelines and monitor wherever possible, national health information standards in the private health industry and to do so with maximum co-operation with the State and all other interested parties.

 

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