Digitalising internal and external hospital processes for better healthcare delivery

“Most hospitals tend to make the mistake of selecting infeasible EHR options despite knowing their constraints. Sometimes, seeking a third party’s advice who is in a neutral position would be useful,” said Heungro Lee, Partner, VAIIM Consulting Group. 

Electronic shared care plans live across NZ’s South Island

The benefit of the shared care plan is that a patient’s care plans will be consistent if they move within the region, and new clinicians involved in that patient’s care can view and edit the plans.

Singapore’s NCID trials use of a real-time location system

The RTLS will enable the tracking of patients, visitors and staff in an outbreak, for rapid and reliable contact tracing so that necessary actions can be taken quickly to curb onward transmission.

ADHA partners with 42 organisations to develop secure message functionality across software products

Following the successful trialling of the co-designed standards to improve the secure exchange of healthcare information in 2018, the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has announced that it is partnering with 42 organisations to ensure they are able to easily share information when using different secure messaging platforms across 56 separate software products.


Healthdirect Australia partners with Coviu to power its video consulting service

As of September 1, over 5500 service providers and their online clinics in hospitals, medical centres and GP practices across Australia have been seamlessly migrated across to the new Coviu-powered healthdirect Video Call.

The democratisation of healthcare – opportunities and challenges

A chat with Dr Ian Chuang, Chief Medical Officer, Elsevier.

New Zealand’s Waitematā DHB develops Digital Academy

Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has developed a Digital Academy to train its clinical IT leaders of the future.

Robyn Whittaker, clinical director innovation at the DHB’s Institute for Innovation and Improvement (i3), said clinicians do not get taught change management as part of their training, but those who can lead IT change are an “invaluable resource.”

Leading the path in healthcare AI software development in South Korea

In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to Chief Medical Officer and Chief Science Officer.

Taipei Veterans General Hospital to create Taiwan’s first fully digitalised pathology department

Taipei Veterans General Hospital, a national first-class medical centre and a teaching hospital located in Beitou, Taipei, will utilise the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution to transform its pathology tissue examination to digital diagnostics, the Dutch health technology giant announced yesterday.