SA Health not allowing uploads of clinical documents to MyHR for under-18s

GPs have criticised an SA Health policy directive that bars personnel from uploading clinical documents such as pathology reports or discharge summaries to the My Health Record for children and young people under the age of 18. SA Health has been uploading discharge summaries to the system since 2013,...

Six healthcare tech companies listed on first ASX All Technology Index

Six healthcare technology companies have been included in the Australian Securities Exchange's new All Technology Index, which has been designed in association with S&P Dow Jones Indices to follow the performance of the region's expanding technology industry. The All Tech Index, which launched on...

Private equity firm bids $2.1b for Healius as it considers sale of medical centres

Pathology, imaging and medical centre operator Healius has confirmed it is exploring the sale of its general practice business, having invested in a new contract model for its 1155 GPs and in revamping its practice IT systems since it rebranded from Primary Health Care. ...

HealthEngine integrates with Dental4Windows as it targets dental sector

Online appointment booking service HealthEngine has integrated with Centaur Software's Dental4Windows practice management system as it actively targets the dental sector for growth. Dental4Windows users previously used a manual process to add select appointment times but patients will now have full access to the...

South Australia to replace legacy telehealth network

SA Health has gone to market for a new digital telehealth network (DTN) service across its multiple sites to replace the existing Cisco TelePresence Content Server (TCS) software and hardware solution, which is at the end of its life. The contract is currently delivered...

Citadel to buy UK clinical software vendor Wellbeing for $200m

Canberra headquartered software and services company Citadel Group has raised $127 million to fund the purchase of UK radiology and maternity software vendor Wellbeing Software, planning to use the acquisition to cross-sell its pathology and oncology platforms in the UK market and bring Wellbeing's offerings...

Zedmed releases v.31 with two-way SMS and SafeScript integration

Practice management software vendor Zedmed has released version 31 of its clinical and practice management system, featuring two-way SMS functionality, real-time MIMS updates and full integration for the SafeScript real-time prescription monitoring system for Victorian users. The two-way SMS capability will allow patients to...

Australasian Institute of Digital Health up and running

The Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) is now open for business following the merger between the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) last year. The new institute has over 1500 members, all of whom will...

International health IT week in review: February 23

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending February 23: US information blocking debate, Netherlands to open data to patients, GE cyberscanner, UK considering database of specialist doctors, remote monitoring for coronavirus-exposed patients, Amazon launches virtual health platform for staff, telehealth...

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