Technology resources for COVID-19

Updated on April 7: Listed are some of the technological resources available to medical practices, allied health practices, pharmacies, hospitals, aged and community care during the coronavirus outbreak. Dragon Medical Nuance Communications has released free COVID-19 documentation templates for all Dragon Medical users in Australia and New Zealand....

COVID-19 and telehealth from the frontlines

The Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) is holding its inaugural virtual conference at the end of April, fittingly focusing on how telehealth is being deployed to fight the coronavirus pandemic by those on the frontlines. The day-long conference will hear from Healthdirect CEO...

Citadel completes purchase of Wellbeing radiology and maternity software

ASX-listed software vendor the Citadel Group has completed the $200 million purchase of UK radiology and maternity software vendor Wellbeing Software Group. Citadel announced its intention to buy Wellbeing in February with the aim of cross-selling its pathology and oncology solutions into the UK...

Townsville Hospital reverts to WinChart for anaesthesia

Townsville Hospital has reinstalled the WinChart anaesthetic solution from Getz Clinical on the insistence of its anaesthetists, who campaigned for several years to keep the solution rather than swap to the anaesthesia module in the state's integrated electronic medical record (ieMR). WinChart has been...

CareMonitor launches telehealth capability with one click in Topbar

Real-time remote monitoring and shared care platform CareMonitor has gone live with a new telehealth system that users can access through Pen CS's Topbar app. CareMonitor CEO Deepak Biswal said that while the platform already had the ability to do video consultations in its...

ResApp to deploy respiratory test on Phenix Health's telehealth app

ASX-listed ResApp Health will partner with Brisbase-headquartered telehealth provider Phenix Health to integrate ResApp’s acute respiratory diagnostic test into Phenix’s telehealth app. ResApp has recently completed a similar integration of ResAppDx-EU into Coviu’s telehealth platform and is expecting to have it available for use...

International health IT week in review: April 5

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending April 5: Barts builds digital hospital in one week, $200m for US telehealth, wearables time has come in EU, privacy relaxed for COVID-19, vulnerabilities in Zoom VC, digital passport for credentials, NHS fast-tracks...

Allscripts releases “digital front door” triage solution for EDs

EMR vendor Allscripts has released a user-agnostic digital triage solution for emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand to help them cope with the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic. Called Virtual Triage, the solution can be implemented in a matter of days at any...

Health funds agree to cover tele-physiotherapy consults

Several of Australia's private health insurers have agreed to cover tele-physiotherapy consultations for members during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with telehealth consults with psychologists. The health funds will make the cover available from April 14 for remote consultations for orthopaedic surgery rehabilitation, cardiac rehab,...

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