ACT Health is going all in with Epic in bold big bang implementation

ACT Health will go live with its Digital Health Record in September 2022 in a big bang implementation that it believes will allow it to leapfrog the other jurisdictions to become the most digitally enabled health system in the country. The centrepiece of the DHR is what ACT Health...

Cubiko releases vaccination support metrics for COVID-19 roll-out

Brisbane-based practice intelligence platform Cubiko has launched a range of new features to support general practices in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine. The new vaccination support cabinet extends the existing platform to provide insights into financial sustainability, continuity of care and clarity over workforce...

AI-enabled CCTV in aged care trial gets underway

A much delayed trial of using CCTV in residential aged care facilities for resident safety is now under way in two SA Health facilities in Adelaide. The trial is using an artificial intelligence-enabled audio-visual surveillance and monitoring system developed by local electronic security solutions...

SA goes live with ScriptCheckSA real time prescription monitoring system

South Australia’s ScriptCheckSA real-time prescription monitoring system has gone live across the state following a short trial, allowing doctors and pharmacists to identify patients who might be abusing prescription drugs and are at risk of overdose. The software underlying the $7.5 million program has...

International health IT week in review: April 11

Linked EHR data for Covid research, DXC completes sale to Dedalus, IBM Watson Health fail, information blocking, Fujifilm completes Hitachi purchase, Abu Dhabi data sharing, AZ enters health IT, Great North care record, AI fights vax hesitancy, Verizon enters telehealth

Southern Cross completes electronic clinical notes implementation

Auckland-headquartered Southern Cross Healthcare has completed the roll-out of Orion Health’s electronic clinical notes solution and is now moving on to electronic vital signs and medication management. The private healthcare provider, formerly known as Southern Cross Hospitals, began the first phase of the roll-out...

Oneview releases cloud-enabled care experience platform

ASX-listed Oneview Healthcare has launched a cloud-based patient care experience platform deployed on Microsoft Azure aimed at small and large hospital organisations. CXP Cloud Enterprise was first built in association with NYU Langone Health in New York as an inpatient virtual care platform that...

NZ launches detailed vaccination statistics dashboard

The New Zealand Ministry of Health has launched a new vaccination dashboard to provide vaccination statistics that will be updated every Wednesday. The dashboard will provide a cumulative total of all vaccinations that have been administered and entered into the COVID-19 immunisation register up...

COVID-19 sparks new model of care for Western Sydney

The outbreak of COVID-19 in Western Sydney over the Christmas New Year period known as the Berala cluster put to the test a new model of care being introduced in the region, with 10 of the 28 patients cared for in their own homes under...

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