Volpara to distribute AI decision support software for breast cancer detection

Wellington-based medical technology company Volpara Health Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with Dutch firm ScreenPoint Medical to distribute its Transpara artificial intelligence solution for mammography in Australia and New Zealand. Transpara is described as next-generation computer-aided detection software that has been designed to help radiologists read screening mammograms...

Civica Care adds mobile solution to Carelink community care suite

Community care software developer Civica Care has launched a new smartphone app aimed at care workers in the field called CarelinkGo, and has picked up three new customers in Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, disability support provider Enable WA and Great Ocean Road Health, which runs residential...

eHRoL updated with latest version of ICD-10-AM for clinical coder training

The Australian-developed clinical coder training tool known as eHRoL has been updated with the 11th edition of the ICD-10 Australian modification classification, and now has over 2800 de-identified medical records for clinical coders to train on. The electronic health records online learning (eHRoL) system...

NZ Ministry of Health looking to boost integration capability

New Zealand's Ministry of Health is considering approaching the market for a set of integration tools and partners to support improvements in interoperability and help deliver clinical information when and where it is needed. The ministry has opened a registration of interest process for...

RANZCR calls for action on orderables catalogue, eReferrals, historic images

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has outlined its top five priorities for an interoperable health system, calling for the adoption of imaging guidelines for referring doctors, an eReferrals system and shared access to historic images, as well as an ‘orderables'...

Ambulance Tasmania goes to market for secondary triage decision support

Ambulance Tasmania has issued a tender for a new secondary triage clinical decision support system to help reduce growth in demand for ambulance services for conditions better managed by primary care. The system will support a secondary triage model for 000 callers who don't...

International health IT week in review: July 14

Pulse+IT's weekly round-up of international health IT news for the week ending July 14: DXC's Lorenzo integrates with Epic, 40 million OpenNotes, EMR algorithms for HIV, $100m telehealth program in US, NHS and Alexa team up but privacy lobby acts out, vulnerability in Zoom VC...

Zoom Pharmacy app used to help track diabetes medication adherence

An app developed by medications home delivery service Zoom Pharmacy is being used in a new trial with Counties Manukau DHB to help monitor the level of adherence to medication by patients with diabetes in south Auckland. Zoom will also deliver prescriptions to outpatients...

Sullivan Nicolaides now ‘seamlessly’ uploading pathology reports to MyHR

GPs and medical specialists in Queensland and northern NSW ordering diagnostic tests from Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology (SNP) will now see the resulting reports uploaded to their patients' My Health Record on a routine basis, as the Sonic Healthcare subsidiary becomes the first to offer the...

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