Sydney Local Health District has expanded its contract with Alcidion to use its Miya Precision remote patient monitoring platform to monitor patients with acute diverticulitis in addition to those with COVID-19, and will also deploy a patient app to better engage with patients. Sydney LHD first signed an agreement...
The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) will migrate its operations across to Microsoft’s Azure cloud service, following an all of government agreement between the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs and Microsoft earlier this year. The three-year cloud services agreement will see ACC migrate its...
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner received just seven privacy complaints relating to the My Health Record in 2020-21 and only three data breach notifications – two of which were resolved – in the same period.
Community pharmacy banner group Sigma Healthcare will roll out HealthEngine’s Patient Appointment Management System (PAMS) to support online bookings, scheduling and voucher management at its Amcal and Guardian outlets.
The Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) is surveying healthcare organisations to check on improvements to cybersecurity since its last survey four years ago, as the Australian government moves to impose a stronger reporting regime to battle ransomware.
Online booking platform HealthEngine is getting ready to list on the stock exchange, while competitor HotDoc is also looking to raise new capital, both boosted by turnover due to the massive increase in vaccination bookings during the COVID pandemic.
St Vincent's Hospital emergency doctor and former AMA vice president Stephen Parnis is headlining the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) annual conference next week, discussing why health information matters in a time of pandemic. Dr Parnis will be joined by Victoria’s chief...
Microsoft is building an artificial intelligence-powered data analytics platform in association with biosecurity risk analytics vendor GOPASS Global to provide intelligence on the risks in international travel to COVID-19 hotspots as Australia and New Zealand release plans on opening borders to international travel. The...
The Australian government will go live with a new system from tomorrow to allow Australians and Australian visa holders who have a valid passport and their COVID-19 vaccination recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) to obtain an international COVID-19 proof of vaccination. The...