The San rolls out iCIMS cancer information management system for MDTs

The Sydney Adventist Hospital (the San) is currently automating its cancer services multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDTs) using a new integrated cancer information management system (ICIMS) from the Sydney firm Innovative Clinical Information Management Systems (iCIMS). The new system is built on iCIMS’ LATTICE platform and is aimed at streamlining...

NSW to release money for NSW Ambulance patient record project

The NSW government will spend $92.4 million on digital health technology projects in the 2019-20 financial year, including money to link NSW Ambulance with hospital medical records in real time. The funds were promised in the 2017-18 budget as part of an eight-year, $536m...

Wimmera signs up for Victorian critical care telehealth project

Wimmera Base Hospital in Horsham will soon be linking its intensive care unit to a critical care specialist at Melbourne’s The Alfred Hospital through telehealth, part of an extension to a critical care telehealth project pioneered at Mildura Base Hospital in 2017. Wimmera Health...

Healthily integrates GoShare patient education platform with MedicalDirector

Patient education specialist Healthily has integrated its GoShare platform with clinical and practice management software MedicalDirector. GoShare enables practitioners to deliver health information and resources to patients in a variety of formats such as patient and carer videos, animations, fact sheets and apps. GPs...

Oculo teams up with plano for myopia risk reduction and referrals

Eye health clinical communications platform Oculo has teamed up with Singapore-based parental screening tool developer plano to allow users of the plano app to tap into Oculo's network of optometrists for an easy referral. plano was developed by eye specialist Mo Dirani to help...

International health IT week in review: June 16

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending June 16: Fixing flawed EMRs, unique patient IDs, blockchain for pharma supply chain, US office for EHR modernisation, GP at Hand disruption, Boots repeat script app, 50-year-old system with MUMPS, Epic partners Humana...

Vale Bridget Kirkham

Bridget Kirkham, the inaugural CEO of the Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA), died in Sydney last week aged 65. Bridget worked tirelessly through her career championing the cause of health and healthcare in many roles. She turned the MSIA organisation of interesting volunteer people...

Royal Melbourne launches young-onset dementia telehealth service

A telehealth service that can provide diagnosis, treatment and genetic counselling to people with young-onset dementia (YOD) living in regional areas of Victoria has launched from Royal Melbourne Hospital. Services will be provided by the neuropsychiatry unit of NorthWestern Mental Health, which is located...

South Australia uploading GP-ordered pathology reports to My Health Record

SA Health is now uploading inpatient pathology and diagnostic imaging reports to the My Health Record from the majority of its metro and rural hospitals, and the state is claiming a first with SA Pathology also now uploading community pathology reports ordered by GPs. ...

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