Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital goes live with NSW eMeds system

The 450-bed Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital has gone live with NSW Health's Cerner electronic medications management (eMeds) system, with others in the South Western Sydney Local Health District set to follow over the next two years. The multimillion dollar project has also seen a significant number of computers integrated into the...

Clevertar emerges from voluntary administration to continue deployments

Adelaide-headquartered intelligent virtual agent developer Clevertar has emerged intact from voluntary administration as a going concern, promising to continue development of its avatar technology. Clevertar entered voluntary administration in March, citing a need to restructure its business affairs to continue trading.

Tech companies combine forces for assisted living display home

A demonstration home for the NDIS specialist disability accommodation program has opened in the Melbourne suburb of Preston, featuring technology from Tunstall Healthcare, home automation experts Techsmax and fittings and electronic access systems firm Hafele Australia. The Assistive Housing Hub aims to help community...

Vale Dr Andrew P. Howard

Our friend, mentor and digital health crusader passed away in Melbourne on Monday 13 May 2019. Andrew’s inveterate passion and rampant enthusiasm for making a difference changed healthcare services for all Australians. Andrew began his career journey in medical practice. He was frustrated by...

International health IT week in review: May 19

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending May 19: Digital health product evaluation, digital health formulary, living up to digital health's potential, ditching pagers, Jawbone resurrection, virtual health for diabetic veterans, Navajo data sharing deal, GP at Hand destabilising...

InterSystems releases new TrakCare version with extended mobile capabilities

InterSystems has released a new version of its TrakCare healthcare information system that extends the mobile-enabled user interface introduced last year to all clinical modules. The new version has been built on the company's IRIS for Health data platform, which will allow InterSystems to...

MediRecords now live in 13 Queensland hospital services

Cloud-based clinical software vendor MediRecords has completed the roll-out of its practice management enterprise solution (PMES) for Queensland Health, replacing the legacy practiX system in 13 Hospital and Health Services (HHSs). MediRecords won a hotly contested contract over a dozen other vendors in April...

Microsoft releases patches for vulnerability in remote desktop services

Microsoft has issued patches for older versions of Windows, including those no longer supported, following the discovery of a vulnerability in remote desktop services, formerly known as terminal services. Patches have been released for Windows 7 and Windows XP, which are still commonly used...

Zedmed launches Doctor's App for patient histories and results on the go

Clinical and practice management software vendor Zedmed has launched its Doctor's App, allowing doctors and allied health practitioners to view patient appointments, clinical histories, results and active recalls on iOS and Android devices. The Doctor's App is designed to work in conjunction with a...

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