Western Sydney developing diabetes app to link to LinkedEHR

Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) has extended the deadline for a tender to develop a smartphone app for type 2 diabetes that can integrate with Western Sydney's LinkedEHR GP-controlled shared care planning platform, with a view to an eventual nationwide roll-out. Part of the Western Sydney Diabetes (WSD)...

myGov gets clean bill of health from auditor-general

It may have been criticised as clunky and unsafe in the past but the myGov online portal, which provides access for consumers to Medicare, the My Health Record, the National Disability Insurance Scheme and My Aged Care, has received a clean bill of health from...

Metro North goes live with Orion Health clinical referrals platform

Brisbane's Metro North Hospital and Health Service has gone live with Orion Health's electronic clinical referrals platform, allowing clinicians and central intake teams to digitally submit, track and manage outpatient referrals across multiple facilities and specialities. The new platform, which replaces a previous system...

International health IT week in review: June 25

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT and eHealth news for the week ending June 25: Healthcare AI poised for explosive growth, big cost savingsHealthcare IT News ~ Mike Milliard ~ 22/06/2017Accenture report expects robot-assisted surgery, virtual nursing assistants, workflow tools and more offering...

InterSystems wins $259 million NT clinical systems tender

InterSystems has won the $259 million tender for the Northern Territory's Core Clinical Systems Renewal Program (CCSRP), which will see its technology used to create a single digital medical record for all Territorians. InterSystems was chosen from a shortlist of four – the others...

Time is right for electronic prescriptions: King review

The time is right for Australia to move from the current paper-based system to electronic prescriptions, and the government should take the first step and legislate that electronic scripts are a legal record, a review of the pharmacy sector has found. Led by Monash...

Citadel links to BloodNet through Auslab and eBlood interfaces

Citadel Health has become the first laboratory information system (LIS) vendor to receive certification for its interface to the award-winning BloodNet online blood ordering and inventory management system from the National Blood Authority (NBA). Citadel is live with interfaces into BloodNet for two of...

Telstra Health hooks up with Breezie to personalise MyCareManager

Telstra Health has won a $1.2 million contract with residential aged and home care provider Arcare to roll out its new MyCareManager Companion solution, the product of a partnership with Breezie, a UK firm that has developed a tablet-based platform and interface tailored for older...

Guild keeps up the fight for alternative access to codeine

The Pharmacy Guild is continuing its fight to keep providing over-the-counter codeine-containing analgesics, shifting focus to lobby for a special circumstances exemption that will allow pharmacists to supply the medicines to patients for temporary pain relief. While codeine-containing products will be up-scheduled to prescription-only...

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