Technology resources for COVID-19

Updated on May 29 Listed are some of the technological resources available to medical practices, allied health practices, pharmacies, hospitals, aged and community care during the coronavirus outbreak. SARS CoV-2 testing InterSystems is offering enhanced configurations in its TrakCare Lab Enterprise solution to support a variety of SARS...

HealthLink to provide whole of state secure messaging platform for SA Health

Secure messaging vendor HealthLink has won a contract with SA Health to implement a whole of state secure messaging solution, with a pilot to be held in the next couple of months. The solution will handle the exchange of clinical documents such as discharge...

Minfos pilots electronic prescription workflow at TerryWhite Chemmart

Pharmacy software vendor Minfos has worked with a TerryWhite Chemmart pharmacy in regional NSW to pilot its electronic prescription workflow, with the first eScript dispensed last week. Minfos plans to release the new functionality to subscribers free of charge as part of the June...

International health IT week in review: May 31

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending May 31: Unproven AI for COVID-19, patients want access to everything, digital health stocks surging, digital travails for South Africa, nurse robots for COVID-19, stress app for healthcare workers, Google Cloud COVID data,...

ManageMyHealth adds PROMs functionality to telemedicine platform

Clinical software vendor ManageMyHealth is renewing its push into the hospital sector with its integrated telemedicine solution, adding patient reported outcomes measurement (PROMs) functionality to the portal to hospitals reduce outpatient waiting times and no shows by enabling virtual clinics. The functionality was initially...

NZ releases Âwhina app for up-to-date COVID-19 information for health sector

The New Zealand Ministry of Health has released a mobile app tailored for healthcare workers to give them up to date access to information on COVID-19. The Âwhina app allows staff to filter content to find what is relevant to their area of work...

Patients' embrace of telehealth leads to calls for permanent reforms

The majority of patients offered a telehealth consultation both before and during the coronavirus pandemic have used telehealth and most viewed the service as good quality, a survey by the Consumers Health Forum has found. The survey backs calls made last week by the...

PKS buys Pavilion Health to build complementary solutions for labs and hospitals

ASX-listed Pacific Knowledge Systems (PKS) has bought fellow Australian health technology company Pavilion Health with plans to provide a unified solution for pathology and hospital customers include invoice audit, code check, clinical decision support and risk management of incidents and products. PKS offers a...

Early June release for Best Practice eScript functionality in most states and territories

Best Practice Software plans to release its electronic prescription capability in the next version of its Bp Premier practice management system, although eScripts are not yet legal prescriptions in all states and territories. BP will release Jade service pack 3 (SP3) in early June,...

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