The 2019 New Zealand eHealth year in review

The 2019 year in eHealth in New Zealand kicked off with the much-anticipated announcement that Auckland primary health organisation ProCare had chosen the new cloud-based indici as the preferred practice management system for its 180+ member practices. ProCare had undertaken a year-long review of the existing and new products on...

The 2019 New Zealand eHealth hot top 20

Unlike last year in which the trials and tribulations of Orion Health dominated headlines, this year the big stories focused on the policies being developed by the new data and digital division at the Ministry of Health, including the decision not to proceed with a...

International health IT week in review: December 15

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending December 15: NHS in secret talks with big tech over patient data, digital health formulary, paper scripts and opioids, 11-country survey of GPs on IT, GP genome screening, digital pathology solution, inconsistent EMRs,...

Royal Melbourne the first to roll out Butterfly portable ultrasound device

Royal Melbourne Hospital is rolling out Butterfly iQ portable ultrasound devices that allow whole body ultrasound to be done at a fraction of the cost of traditional ultrasound. The device connects with smartphones so staff can use it anywhere in the hospital and it...

Osler adds Siri integration for clinical portfolio app on iOS devices

Osler Technology has released a new version of its clinical portfolio app featuring a new integration with Apple's Siri virtual assistant that enables users to capture CPD events, create patient cases, log procedures and capture scratch notes with voice control. Osler has also released...

Canberra Health Services rolls out HealthLink SmartForms for eReferrals

GPs in the ACT and surrounding areas of NSW who refer patients to Canberra Hospital public outpatient and community services can now use an eReferral SmartForm from HealthLink and submit it from within their practice management system. ACT Health's digital solutions division has worked...

Shexie partners with 1st Group to offer MyHealth1st platform and EasyReferrals

Medical specialist practice management system vendor Shexie has partnered with 1st Group to offer Shexie users the MyHealth1st online booking platform and the new EasyReferrals system that is being rolled out to specialists in the St Vincent’s Health’s network. The new MyHealth1st EasyReferrals product...

Molescan clinics to roll out DermEngine intelligent dermatology platform

Fullerton Health Australia will roll out MetaOptima Technology's DermEngine AI-powered software at its Molescan skin cancer clinics and medical centres, joining Healius and Sonic Healthcare in implementing the system. Powered by artificial intelligence, DermEngine’s software is designed to help medical professionals manage busy workflows...

MyHealth1st live at St Vincent's private hospitals with eReferral and booking system

ASX-listed online booking and directory service 1st Group has gone live with phase one of its implementation with St Vincent’s Health Australia, allowing GPs and patients to search and book appointments with St Vincent's Health specialists and attach referral documentation to the booking. The...

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