Integrated telehealth and remote monitoring solution for GPs caring for COVID-19 patients at home

Telehealth specialist Coviu has partnered with health monitoring software vendor The Clinician to launch an integrated telehealth and remote patient monitoring solution for general practices for the management of COVID-19 patients in the home. The solution is similar to a hospital-in-the-home care model and will allow GPs and practice...

AIDH launches mentoring program for women in digital health

The Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) has launched a new leadership program for women working in the digital health field, offering a six-month program to help women develop their leadership potential. The program is similar to one developed by AIDH board member and...

Cabrini Health and The Alfred roll out ZEDOC cloud-based PROMs platform

Melbourne’s Cabrini Health and The Alfred have gone live with the cloud-based ZEDOC platform from Auckland-headquartered The Clinician to automate the collection and analysis of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for patients with colorectal cancer undergoing surgical treatment. The project has enrolled 40 patients so...

International health IT week in review: November 28

International patient summary, NHS Digital and NHSX axed, Ireland’s plans for health data sharing, Singapore’s COVID certificate, EMR notes and overtime, Vocera and Amazon team up for Alexa in hospital, medical device bias One step closer to interoperability: applying SNOMED CT’s engine to the...

Pharmacies step up for My Vaccine Pass

New Zealanders will be able to request assistance in getting a My Vaccine Pass from community pharmacies as the Ministry of Health opens up additional options for people to obtain one. They can also request a pass be posted to them or emailed by...

PowerHealth Solutions certified for Medicare web services for in-hospital claims

Hospital billing and costing systems specialist PowerHealth Solutions has received its notice of integration (NOI) for claiming through Medicare’s new web services. PowerHealth’s enterprise-level patient billing system, PowerBilling and Revenue Collection (PBRC-IE), is now web-services functional for bulk billing to Medicare, Department of Veterans...

SA Pathology heads to the cloud for the next phase of EPLIS

SA Pathology has signed a $25 million, seven-year contract renewal with Cerner for its statewide Enterprise Pathology Laboratory Information System (EPLIS), which will see the statewide public pathology provider move to a cloud-hosted, managed services environment. The renewed contract will include Cerner’s remote hosting...

Time called for the last time on image-based prescribing: DoH

The Australian Department of Health has reminded prescribers and dispensers for what it says is the final time that image-based prescribing will come to an end on December 31. The temporary measure was introduced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to allow prescribers...

20 million+ electronic scripts issued since new functionality went live

The use of electronic prescriptions has surged since June, when new lockdown provisions were introduced in NSW, Victoria and the ACT, and have now gone beyond 20 million eScripts issued since the new functionality went live in June 2020. Prescription exchange service vendor eRx...

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