Visionflex rolling out unattended access to telehealth units for remote examinations

Telehealth hardware solution specialist Visionflex is deploying its telehealth units with new “unattended access” capability, allowing patients to present to a clinic after hours and contact a remote doctor by video link. The technology is being deployed as a standard feature on Visionflex’s ProEX units to remote communities, truck...

National booking solution go-live all went to plan: Bloomfield

More than 100,000 new bookings were made on the first day of New Zealand's Book My Vaccine online booking system when it opened on Wednesday to people aged between 60 and 64. Future bookings through the system total 943,187, with New Zealand now having...

Qantas endorses international digital health pass

Qantas has confirmed it will use the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) digital health pass when international flights resume, ensuring that passengers can share verified COVID test results and vaccine information in a secure manner with border health officials and airline staff. IATA has...

Telstra Health and Tasmania team up for virtual monitoring of quarantined workers

The seasonal workers from Samoa who delighted Tasmanians with their singing and cheerful spirits during their recent 14-day quarantine in Hobart were supported by a virtual monitoring system rolled out in quick time by Telstra Health, in partnership with parent company Telstra and the Tasmanian...

Health funds adopt Apple Wallet for HICAPS tap and claim

Four of Australia’s biggest health insurers are now allowing members to make claims on the spot by tapping their iPhone or Apple Watch on their healthcare practitioners’ HICAPS terminal. Member cards for Bupa, Medibank, nib and GU health can now be added to the...

NZ to go live with Book My Vaccine as group 4 kicks off

New Zealand is set to go live with its new Skedulo-based online booking system Book My Vaccine on Wednesday as it ramps up its national COVID-19 vaccination program, opening up appointment bookings for people between 60 and 65 who are the first tranche in group...

SWARH and Barwon Health to roll out IRIS for Health for real-time data analysis

Victoria’s South West Alliance of Rural Health (SWARH) and Geelong-based Barwon Health plan to roll out InterSystems’ IRIS for Health data platform to create a real-time analytics repository supporting AI and machine learning, and business and clinical intelligence. IRIS for Health will provide a...

COVIDSafe app evaluation dudded by multiple redactions

An independent evaluation of the Australian government’s heavily promoted COVIDSafe app has been released under freedom of information laws but has been heavily redacted, with only minimal information open to public scrutiny. The report was required under Privacy Act regulations and was written by...

Shexie releases statistical form builder with online library, and online forms

Medical practice software vendor Shexie has released a new statistical analysis form builder and an online forms builder suite to allow users of its Platinum practice management and clinical software to build their own statistical and informational screens. Shexie also has an online library...

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