Tim Kelsey resigns as ADHA CEO

Australian Digital Health Agency CEO Tim Kelsey has resigned after three years in the role. Mr Kelsey will leave on January 17 and the agency plans to appoint an interim CEO while a replacement is recruited, ADHA announced today.

Castle Medical launches Any Hour GP app for work injury triage

Sydney's Castle Medical Holdings has launched a new app providing on demand injury management for workplace triage as well as traditional video consult services. Designed with GPs from the company's Castle Hill Medical Centre, the Any Hour GP (AHGP) app provides subscription services to...

HealthLink and Konnect NET to merge to form Clanwilliam Health

Auckland-based secure messaging vendor HealthLink and health insurance claims integrator Konnect NET are merging to form a new organisation called Clanwilliam Health. Both companies are part of the Irish Clanwilliam Group family of businesses, which bought HealthLink in 2017 and Konnect NET in 2018.

International health IT week in review: December 8

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending December 8: Case for ADT alerts, Halamka moves to Mayo, depression apps, telehealth improves access, telehealth for acute psychiatry, Agfa selling health IT business, Cerner prefers AWS, Tetris malware, data breach suits, cloud-based...

ADHA to reopen My Health Record mobile gateway in new year

The Australian Digital Health Agency plans to reopen the mobile gateway that allows third-party mobile apps to interact with the My Health Record early next year following an independent review of its safeguards for protecting people's information. ADHA stopped taking new entrants to the...

Cerner migrating core applications to AWS

Electronic medical record vendor Cerner has named Amazon Web Services as its preferred provider of cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning services in a multi-year agreement that will see the EMR giant migrate its core applications to AWS. Cerner says the agreement will see...

Implications of digital health for healthcare are 'profound': report

The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Digital Health Workforce Academy have released a white paper on the implications of digital health for the healthcare system. Written by HISA board member and Digital Health Workforce Academy founder David Rowlands, the white paper...

Victorian health services trial duress alarm on a watch linked to MePACS

La Trobe Community Health and Eastern Health are about to begin trialling a new duress alarm for staff visiting patients in the community that runs on a Samsung Galaxy Watch and is linked to Peninsula Health’s MePACS personal alarm service. Called the MePACS Solo,...

GuildLink adds professional services feature to myPharmacyLink app

The Pharmacy Guild's technology arm GuildLink has added two new features to its free patient app myPharmacyLink, including one to promote professional services and the other to boost customer engagement. The myPharmacy Services and myPharmacy Team features are already enabled within the GuildCare NG...

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