How to roll out electronic medications management to 178 hospitals

eHealth NSW's big, ambitious electronic medications management program hit what could prove a tipping point this week when it began its go-live at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, a 1000-bed giant in inner-city Sydney that is the largest of the 19 implementations so far. First piloted at Concord Hospital along...

HMR Referrals signs with Appointuit and eyes up roll out in NSW

Melbourne-based HMR Referrals has signed an agreement with publicly listed Jayex to promote its electronic referrals platform for home medicines reviews (HMRs) to medical clinics using Jayex's Appointuit online appointment management and patient engagement tools. HMR Referrals, which launched in June last year and...

eHealth NSW goes live with eMeds at RPA

The largest implementation so far of eHealth NSW's massive electronic medications management program has gone live at Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital in Sydney. Known as eMeds, the program will see electronic meds management implemented at 178 hospitals in the state, a vast expansion...

CSIRO spins out Cardihab remote cardiac rehab platform

The Cardihab remote cardiac rehabilitation platform and model of care developed by scientists from the CSIRO's Australian eHealth Research Centre (AEHRC) has been spun out as a standalone venture after raising $1.35 million in venture capital. Cardihab is a smartphone app connected to a...

Singapore to deploy enterprise service bus powered by Rhapsody

Orion Health has signed a five-year contract with Singapore's Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) to roll out a healthcare enterprise service bus (ESB) powered by Orion's Rhapsody integration engine. IHiS is the health technology agency for Singapore and manages a number of major projects,...

International health IT week in review: September 17

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT and eHealth news for the week ending September 17: Epic announces capability to let patients share their recordsHealth Data Management ~ Fred Bazzoli ~ 14/09/2017Patients whose records are accessible through the portal offered through Epic electronic health...

Clanwilliam Group buys majority share in HealthLink

Irish health software firm Clanwilliam Group has taken a majority shareholding in Auckland's HealthLink, adding the market-leading secure messaging vendor in Australia and New Zealand to its growing portfolio of local companies. Dublin-based Clanwilliam, part of the multi-national Eli Global private equity firm, bought...

DXC powers up mobility with FHIR-enabled ClinicalAide

DXC Technology has introduced a unified mobility solution for iOS and Android devices that can connect to multiple administrative and clinical systems for viewing patient data but also allows clinicians to order tests and medications, monitor results and engage with patients at the bedside. ...

Western Health to trial anti 'med-jacking' solution for medical devices

The Victorian government is funding a trial of a two-layered security solution from Israeli company Bio-Nexus that it claims is the only physical cybersecurity solution protecting medical devices available on the market. The $457,000 trial of the Cyber-Nexus device, to begin at the end...

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