2017 eHealth year in review: part four

October got off to a flyer with the announcement that the delayed discussion on the secondary use of My Health Record data was kicking off again. This is one of the most controversial aspects of the national system, and an agreed framework needs to be sorted before the opt-out model...

The hot top 20: most-read stories on Pulse+IT in 2017

The perennial favourites of Telstra Health and the My Health Record featured strongly in our top 20 most-read stories for 2017, joined by a lot of interest in the various digital health strategies and budget bonanzas for eHealth Queensland and eHealth NSW. News on...

eRx Script Exchange racks up two billion clinical transactions

Prescription exchange service eRx has reached a milestone two billion clinical transactions and developer Fred IT is now boasting it can deliver 99 per cent of scripts in less than three seconds following some speed and reliability enhancements made this year. eRx, which launched...

2017 eHealth year in review: part three

The third quarter of 2017 kicked off with a super story from The Guardian's Paul Farrell, who revealed that he'd been able to buy his own Medicare number from a dodgy purveyor on the dark web. The yarn immediately spurred allegations that it would give...

Liverpool Hospital rolls out enhanced electronic medical record

The 855-bed Liverpool Hospital in south western Sydney has gone live with the enhanced version of the Cerner electronic medical record, known in NSW as eMR2. NSW has now gone live with eMR2 at 154 of the 178 sites due to implement the system,...

2017 eHealth year in review: part two

It was a big year for the FHIR standard as release three was launched and localisation was well underway in Australia and New Zealand. While it was created by an Australian and the Europeans have adopted it with alacrity, FHIR is in large part being...

2017 eHealth year in review: part one

2017 turned out to be an exemplar in the bigwigs resigning over travel expenses (and assorted unexplained circumstances) stakes and the first one was the biggest. It all kicked off early in January when Sussan Ley stood aside – and the following week stood down...

Barwon chooses Cerner's FirstNet to replace Symphony ED system

Victoria's Barwon Health will roll out Cerner's FirstNet at University Hospital Geelong's emergency department to replace its Symphony system, which is no longer supported by vendor EMIS Health. FirstNet will be used to manage patient data across multiple hospital wards and will be integrated...

Best Practice rolls out latest release of Lava

Best Practice Software has launched the latest release of its clinical and practice management software solution Bp Premier, featuring changes to the support the National Cervical Cancer Screening Program and the uploading of pathology and radiology reports to the My Health Record. Bp Premier...

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