Member News

MTPConnect Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan

30 August 2016

  MTPConnect is a new, not-for-profit, independent and industry-led organisation established as one of the Australian government’s Industry Growth Centres. As set out in this Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan, MTPConnect will work with all stakeholders across the MTP sector to ensure that Australian research, and the potential export income associated with it, no longer slips…

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COMMISSION ON SAFETY AND QUALITY IN HEALTHCARE WEBINAR FOR GP SOFTWARE VENDORS 

26 August 2016

Tuesday, 6 September  2016 2pm – 3pm The National Inpatient Medication Chart (NIMC) is the national standard “paper chart” for ordering and administering medicines in Australian public and private hospitals.  A suite of NIMCs is available to accommodate prescribing and administering of medicines to different types of patients and in different clinical settings. MORE INFORMATION General practitioners…

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Ten Primary Health Networks (PHNs) from around the country have been chosen to pilot the federal government’s Health Care Homes initiative

26 August 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Health Minister Sussan Ley announced the 10 sites on Wednesday, saying the government would invest nearly $120 million in the first stage of the trials, which will begin next July and last for two years. As we all know the PHNs were established to commission services and not to directly…

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Member News – RACGP Oxygen in Alliance with UHG  

23 August 2016

RACGP Oxygen has announced an alliance to exclusively support Unified Healthcare Group (UHG) in its effort to streamline the exchange of medical information from GPs to thirdparties. More than 20 million forms are completed by GPs every year and UHG recently launched a solution that allows general practitioners to complete a smart electronic form within…

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DoH – Register your interest – Framework for the secondary use of data in MyHealthRecord

16 August 2016

HealthConsult have been engaged by the Department of Health to “develop a Framework for the secondary use of data in My Health Record”. The project methodology provides for multiple opportunities for stakeholders to contribute to the development of the draft Framework. You can find information about the project here: project update, and you can register…

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COMMISSION ON SAFETY AND QUALITY IN HEALTHCARE – DISCUSSION

16 August 2016

The Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has completed two pieces of work, and are seeking discussion from the medical software vendor community. One is the National Guidelines for on-screen presentation of clinical medicines information. http://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/our-work/medication-safety/electronic-medication-management-systems/ The second is a review of the GP ‘eVersion’ of the National Inpatient Medication Chart, used where GPs…

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