ADHA touts growth in My Health Records with clinical information

Thirteen million of the 22.7 million My Health Records now contain some clinical information, new figures from the Australian Digital Health Agency show, although most consumers appear to be disinterested in viewing their records. In answers to a question on notice from a Senate Estimates hearing in October last...

Bp Allied integrates with Physitrack platform and Healthsite online bookings

Best Practice Software has added two new integrations in version seven of its Bp Allied practice management system, including Healthsite as its online appointment booking partner. BP has also partnered with patient engagement platform Physitrack to allow practitioners to deliver exercise prescriptions straight...

Health technology start-up looks to personalise health information for patients

A physiotherapist and a GP are behind a new Melbourne-based health technology firm called HealthAide, which is developing a free online resource and tailored email newsletters to provide reliable information to patients on healthcare and health technology. The company is also investigating using artificial...

Oneview to slash headcount as negotiations with aged care customer fail

ASX-listed patient engagement solution vendor Oneview will reduce staffing numbers by over a third as it undertakes a restructure following the failure of an agreement with an Australian aged care provider to develop a care management solution. The Irish-headquartered firm has also had to...

International health IT week in review: January 26

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending January 26: Speak to your EMR, health skepticism about digital health, Emotet warning, Babylon app to integrate care, EU medical device law, app monitors mental illness, palliative shared care record, computer errors in...

Rhapsody's new owner invests in Intelerad to build on health IT portfolio

UK-based private equity firm Hg, which bought the Rhapsody integration engine from developer Orion Health in 2018, has invested in another health IT company in medical imaging solution provider Intelerad Medical Systems. Montreal-based Intelerad has a number of clients in the local market as...

Consumers can apply for assessment through My Aged Care

Consumers or their carers are now able to apply for their first aged care assessment online with a new form being made available on the My Aged Care website. Consumers are still able to apply for an assessment or register for My Aged Care...

Click to Tick checklist for COPD discharges in Southern DHB

Patients with acute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) being discharged from Dunedin Hospital will receive referrals and advice for correct medicine and inhaler use and a fully funded visit to their GP within 14 days in a new electronic discharge process. Co-developed by Southern...

Altius takes “three cloud” approach with Microsoft

Occupational rehabilitation provider Altius Group has shifted its applications into Microsoft's Azure cloud and has rolled out Surface devices for clinicians, allowing them to gather client details, collect signatures and securely sync to the cloud. It has also moved to Microsoft 365 for its...

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