Sydney LHD rolls out PowerChart Maternity for digital health record from birth

Sydney Local Health District (LHD) has rolled out Cerner's PowerChart Maternity module at Royal Prince Alfred and Canterbury hospitals, with a baby girl called Charlene Nguyen the first newborn to have a digital health record fully integrated into NSW Health's Cerner Millennium electronic medical record (eMR). Charlene was born...

Dashboard added to HealthOne to give GPs a view of patients' hospital stay

General practice teams will be able to see patients' ED visits, hospital admissions and discharges faster through a new GP dashboard function in the South Island's HealthOne shared primary care record system. The new GP dashboard has just gone live in the Southern district...

Healthpoint launches FHIR API for NZ health services directory

NZ's national health services directory provider Healthpoint has launched a new application programming interface gateway to allow third-party apps and health organisations to access provider information and connect patients to services. Healthpoint has used HL7's FHIR standard for the gateway, building it on HAPI...

Intelerad expands managed services offering for PACS in the cloud

Intelerad Medical Systems has expanded its nuage cloud managed services offering to allow users to host and manage their entire PACS infrastructure in the cloud. Announced at the RANZCR annual scientific meeting in Auckland this week, the new offering also includes long-term storage services.

Digital Health Guide opens up app reviews, adds country search

The makers of the Digital Health Guide are now allowing interested parties to write reviews for the hundreds of health apps the directory features, whether the reviewer is a healthcare provider or not. The Digital Health Guide is a web-based, searchable directory of health...

Best Practice gearing up for imminent release of Best Health app

Market leading general practice management software vendor Best Practice Software is set to release its much-anticipated Best Health app in the next few weeks. The app will allow patients to view their upcoming appointments, receive appointment reminders and check-in for their appointment using a...

Hearing Australia launches systems modernisation program

Australia's largest provider of government-funded hearing services is planning to undergo a systems modernisation program, looking to replace its current practice management, enterprise resources planning and customer relationship management systems with an integrated platform in the next 18 months. It has 164 hearing centres,...

FNQ parts ways with MMEx vendor for $35m regional eHealth project

The two far north Queensland hospital and health services are in discussions with a new vendor for the next phase of the much delayed Regional eHealth Project, having parted ways with original vendor ISA Healthcare Solutions. Perth-based ISA won a highly competitive tender in...

Two-way secure messaging volumes growing 12pc a month in Victoria

Volumes of secure messages being sent between users of Global Health's ReferralNet system and Telstra Health's Argus have been increasing by 12 per cent per month on average since two-way interoperability was achieved in February last year, the vendors report. The numbers are particularly...

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