Big increase in My Health Record opt-out rate

Almost 10 per cent of eligible Australians have opted out of the My Health Record, a big increase on the three per cent reported during the initial opt-out period in September last year. The Australian Digital Health Agency has today reported that the opt-out rate is 9.9 per cent...

Alcidion goes live with Miya Precision patient flow platform at MidCentral DHB

ASX-listed health technology vendor Alcidion has rolled out its FHIR-supported Miya Precision patient flow and bed management platform at MidCentral District Health Board in New Zealand in what is the first implementation of the next generation of Alcidion's technology. The system is now live...

IRIS for Health available on big cloud provider platforms

InterSystems' new IRIS for Health data platform is now available to deploy on all of the big cloud services, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. InterSystems extended its IRIS platform to include healthcare-specific capabilities last year, adding an extensible FHIR repository...

MedicalDirector says Helix progress on track despite Healius roll-out delay

Clinical and practice management software vendor MedicalDirector insists that its flagship cloud-based product Helix is on track and taking market share, despite some criticism from former employees about the product and a delay in its long-planned roll-out at Healius clinics. Healius, formerly known as...

Aged care IT council to write technology roadmap 2.0 to inform Royal Commission

The Aged Care Industry Technology Council (ACIITC) plans to do an update to its 2017 aged care technology roadmap to help inform a planned submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care, highlighting how technology infrastructure and systems can have an effect on quality and...

International health IT week in review: February 17

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending February 17: Leeds turns to eFax after missing target, Judy Faulkner on Epic UX, US military's Cerner EMR, IBM Watson Health's $50m for AI, WhatsApp channel for HIV, FHIR to be required, Apple...

RACGP signs commercial deal with Hello Health despite lack of interest

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has entered into commercial agreements with the Canadian vendor of the Hello Health practice management system but has refused to divulge any details of the arrangements. Just 25 people attended a series of workshops in six capital...

MOH officially hands National Screening Solution contract to Deloitte

New Zealand's Ministry of Health has officially awarded a contract to build the much-delayed National Screening Solution (NSS) to Deloitte, the consulting firm having already designed the blueprint for the system. The NSS, which will support the $78 million National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP)...

HealthShare launches pre-consult tool that converts patient data into clinical note

Digital health company HealthShare has gone live with a new pre-consultation clinical questionnaire platform that takes a patient's medical history and symptom list, codes the text into medical terms and then converts it into bullet points that are directly entered into a doctor's clinical notes....

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