Technology resources for COVID-19

Updated on May 29 Listed are some of the technological resources available to medical practices, allied health practices, pharmacies, hospitals, aged and community care during the coronavirus outbreak. SARS CoV-2 testing InterSystems is offering enhanced configurations in its TrakCare Lab Enterprise solution to support a variety of SARS...

Zedmed to release eScript functionality in v32 with live tests in progress

Practice management software vendor Zedmed is releasing version 32 of its system featuring electronic prescription functionality this week, and also plans to release a free, standalone version of the software later in June to allow practices that don't have eScript capabilities to use it for...

Private equity firm buys Medtech Global; ManageMyHealth spun out

The owners of New Zealand's market leading practice management system vendor Medtech Global have sold the business to Australian private equity firm Advent Partners and health technology advisory firm Acclivis for an undisclosed sum, but will retain ownership of its ManageMyHealth personal health platform. ...

Virtual paediatric diabetes clinics, virtual Pilates classes for rehab in South Island

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rapid growth in the use of telehealth, with clinicians in New Zealand's South Island expanding online care into a number of areas, including multidisciplinary paediatric diabetes clinics and virtual Pilates sessions for stroke rehabilitation groups. Nelson Marlborough District...

National roll-out of digital diabetes education by SMS or email

The National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) has partnered with Western Sydney Diabetes and patient education specialists Healthily to enable NADC member organisations around Australia to send diabetes education materials to patients via SMS and email. The NADC Patient Education Resource Library (PERL) uses...

HealthLink to provide whole of state secure messaging platform for SA Health

Secure messaging vendor HealthLink has won a contract with SA Health to implement a whole of state secure messaging solution, with a pilot to be held in the next couple of months. The solution will handle the exchange of clinical documents such as discharge...

Minfos pilots electronic prescription workflow at TerryWhite Chemmart

Pharmacy software vendor Minfos has worked with a TerryWhite Chemmart pharmacy in regional NSW to pilot its electronic prescription workflow, with the first eScript dispensed last week. Minfos plans to release the new functionality to subscribers free of charge as part of the June...

International health IT week in review: May 31

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending May 31: Unproven AI for COVID-19, patients want access to everything, digital health stocks surging, digital travails for South Africa, nurse robots for COVID-19, stress app for healthcare workers, Google Cloud COVID data,...

ManageMyHealth adds PROMs functionality to telemedicine platform

Clinical software vendor ManageMyHealth is renewing its push into the hospital sector with its integrated telemedicine solution, adding patient reported outcomes measurement (PROMs) functionality to the portal to hospitals reduce outpatient waiting times and no shows by enabling virtual clinics. The functionality was initially...

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