Plans afoot for precision-based screening tool for AAA

New Zealand researchers are hopeful that technology developed to identify likely candidates for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) can be further refined and embedded in general practice clinical software to encourage opportunistic screening for the condition. Developed as part of the Precision Driven Health data analysis collaborative and trialled at...

Austin Health goes live with Evolution pathology system

Victoria's Austin Health switched on its new laboratory information system last week, the third to go live in a multi-site implementation that also included Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Melbourne Health. The three health services have implemented the Evolution system from Citadel Group, an...

HealthLink hits 20,000 medical certificate milestone for SmartForms

Secure messaging vendor HealthLink has racked up what it says is a significant milestone with 20,000 fitness to drive medical certificates submitted to the NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) agency using its SmartForms technology since the capability went live just over a year ago....

International health IT week in review: January 21

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT and eHealth news for the week ending January 21: Study shows little evidence that wearable biosensors aid clinical outcomesHealth Data Management ~ Greg Slabodkin ~ 17/01/2018While wearable biosensors have the potential to gather health data to support...

SA Health on the hunt for replacement hospital paging service

South Australia's Department of Health is looking for a new hospital paging service to replace its 1980s era AEC paging system, covering 10 sites in Adelaide including the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. SA Health has issued a tender seeking a replacement hospital paging service...

MedicalDirector joins forces with HotDoc for patient engagement

Clinical and practice management software vendor MedicalDirector and online booking, recall and reminders provider HotDoc have joined forces to offer joint customers the ability to access HotDoc's patient engagement suite directly in their practice workflow. HotDoc's engagement suite is integrated into Pracsoft and Clinical,...

Lysn ups stakes with online psych consultation platform

A new start-up has entered the telehealth arena with the launch of Lysn, a WebRTC-based platform providing video consults to consumers from a bank of qualified psychologists. Initially founded by Australian doctor Jonathan King in 2016, Lysn now has over 100 clinical and general...

Delay in choosing IT system pushes NZ bowel screening program back a year

Problems finding a suitable IT solution to handle New Zealand's $77.8 million National Bowel Screening Program (NBSP) has meant its national roll-out will be delayed by a year, although the six district health boards planning to kick off this year will go ahead using the...

Queensland Health goes to market for integrated referral management solution

The Queensland government has issued tenders for an internal and external eReferrals solution and an online service directory for referring doctors, two key elements of the state's planned statewide integrated Referral Management Solution (iRMS) program. The intent is to allow GPs to submit referrals...

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