HealthLink integrates Medical Specialists Directory for easy eReferrals

Secure messaging vendor HealthLink has integrated with an online version of the Medical Specialists Directory for easier electronic referrals for GPs in Victoria and Tasmania. Called SR Specialists & Referrals, the new functionality is available to GPs using the Best Practice or MedicalDirector practice management systems, with specialists able...

Best Practice now live with Best Health app

Clinical and practice management software vendor Best Practice Software has launched its Best Health app, which has been designed to allow practices to better communicate with patients. Phase 1 of the app lets the patient view their upcoming appointments, book online appointments if the...

Pharmacists can access clinical notes through indici and RxOne integration

New Zealand pharmacists using the RxOne dispensing system will be able to view patient clinical notes within the indici GP practice management system in real time while dispensing following an integration between vendors Valentia Technologies and RxOne Technologies. Valentia has released a FHIR-based extension...

International health IT week in review: November 17

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending November 17: Germany legislates for digital health, NHS burned by vendors, F for EMRs, faxes still a fixture, analogue switch-off, school-based telehealth, HIMSS supply chain maturity model, training for EMR satisfaction, Apple Research...

NZ launches self-management support site to boost health literacy

Health Navigator and Health Literacy NZ have got together to develop a new self-management support (SMS) website to provide tools for healthcare professionals to help their patients with long-term condition self-management. Funded by the Ministry of Health, the site includes sections and training modules...

Bowel cancer screening program transitioning to NCSR

The national bowel cancer screening program (NBCSP) is transitioning over to the National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR) this weekend, with the national register officially operating the bowel register from Monday, November 18. The Department of Health is promising functional improvements to the Telstra Health-developed...

Medi-Map receives NZePS certification for automatic scripting

Electronic medications charting solution Medi-Map has become the first cloud-based medications system to achieve New Zealand ePrescription Service (NZePS) certification, allowing GPs to chart and produce a script at the same time which is then automatically sent to the pharmacy. The Christchurch-headquartered company is...

MEDrefer partners with Hyland for primary to acute care referrals

eReferral software specialist MEDrefer has teamed up with enterprise content management solutions vendor Hyland Healthcare to provide a joint offering to hospitals to better manage the referral process between primary and acute care. MEDrefer offers a free eReferral service to GPs that allows them...

Electronic prescriptions to roll out progressively from 2020: ADHA

The first transmission of an electronic script under Australia's new ePrescribing network is most likely to happen in the first quarter of next year, the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) is forecasting. eScripts are now a legal alternative to paper scripts under amendments to...

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