Best Practice gearing up for imminent release of Best Health app

Market leading general practice management software vendor Best Practice Software is set to release its much-anticipated Best Health app in the next few weeks. The app will allow patients to view their upcoming appointments, receive appointment reminders and check-in for their appointment using a Bluetooth-enabled beacon, and to receive...

Digital Health Guide opens up app reviews, adds country search

The makers of the Digital Health Guide are now allowing interested parties to write reviews for the hundreds of health apps the directory features, whether the reviewer is a healthcare provider or not. The Digital Health Guide is a web-based, searchable directory of health...

Hearing Australia launches systems modernisation program

Australia's largest provider of government-funded hearing services is planning to undergo a systems modernisation program, looking to replace its current practice management, enterprise resources planning and customer relationship management systems with an integrated platform in the next 18 months. It has 164 hearing centres,...

Sydney LHD rolls out PowerChart Maternity for digital health record from birth

Sydney Local Health District (LHD) has rolled out Cerner's PowerChart Maternity module at Royal Prince Alfred and Canterbury hospitals, with a baby girl called Charlene Nguyen the first newborn to have a digital health record fully integrated into NSW Health's Cerner Millennium electronic medical record...

FNQ parts ways with MMEx vendor for $35m regional eHealth project

The two far north Queensland hospital and health services are in discussions with a new vendor for the next phase of the much delayed Regional eHealth Project, having parted ways with original vendor ISA Healthcare Solutions. Perth-based ISA won a highly competitive tender in...

Two-way secure messaging volumes growing 12pc a month in Victoria

Volumes of secure messages being sent between users of Global Health's ReferralNet system and Telstra Health's Argus have been increasing by 12 per cent per month on average since two-way interoperability was achieved in February last year, the vendors report. The numbers are particularly...

International health IT week in review: October 13

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending October 6: Ryuk loose in Canada, low quality health apps, medical research data sharing, US Medicare fraud uses telehealth, Cerner's cognitive computing venture, safety report on health IT risks, hackers use survey to...

Intelerad launches Connectivity Suite as alternative to legacy RIS/PACS replacement

Intelerad Medical Systems has launched a new suite of solutions packaged as the Intelerad Imaging Connectivity Suite that can offer hospitals an alternative to a costly replacement of legacy radiology and picture archiving systems. The suite includes three primary components – the InteleConnect EV...

eMeds now live in 165 hospitals in NSW Health's “stellar” implementation

An extra 16 implementations of NSW Health's electronic medications management (eMeds) program went live last month, bringing the total number statewide to 165. NSW Health has upped the pace in the ambitious program, with almost 100 health facilities going live in the last 12...

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