Christchurch live with electronic ordering of ECGs

The cardiology and radiology departments at Christchurch Hospital have swapped a fax-based system for an electronic process for ordering, triaging and signing off echocardiograms (ECGs).

Clinicians can now order an ECG electronically with requests reaching cardiology in real time and actioned according to priority. Canterbury DHB plans to phase out the use of analogue fax machines by the end of the year.

Posted in New Zealand eHealth

Tags: Fujifilm, Sysmex, Comrad, Christchurch Hospital

Add comment

Please note comments of a self-promotional nature are likely to be deleted.

Security code

Sign up for Pulse+IT eNewsletters

Sign up for Pulse+IT website access

For more information, click here.

Copyright © 2020 Pulse+IT Magazine
No content published on this website can be reproduced by any person for any reason without the prior written permission of the publisher.