Roundup: New Zealand appoints new Health Minister and further recap
Infectious Diseases Doctor Verrall Appointed Health Minister
A parliamentary reshuffle led by New Zealand’s new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has seen Ayesha Verrall take over health from Andrew Little, who is now in charge of the defense.
As an infectious disease physician, Dr Ayesha Verrall became an MP in 2020 and has since served in her roles as Deputy Health Minister and Minister for Covid-19 Response.
Clintel powers the upcoming HEAL Emergency Care facility in Newcastle
Clintel Systems has been selected to provide a comprehensive PAS, EMR, billing and claims solution for the upcoming HEAL Urgent Care facility in Newcastle.
Its CareRight system will be used to manage patient wait times, triage times and journeys. It will also be used to handle pre-admission and post-discharge care.
CareRight is expected to be fully implemented with the launch of HEAL Emergency Care’s Newcastle website later in the month.
Personify Care enables online genomic approval pathway in Central Adelaide
The Commission for Excellence and Innovation in Health, together with the Central Adelaide Local Health Network and the Women’s and Children’s Health Network, is piloting a new online process for obtaining patient informed consent. for genetic screening.
Powered by Personify Care, the video-assisted genomic consent roadmap was developed with the aim of improving patients’ understanding of genetic testing and allowing them to give informed consent anytime, anywhere.
The Personify Care platform is also currently being used in the adult genetics unit at Royal Adelaide Hospital and the reproductive genetics unit at Women’s Children’s Hospital to simplify the collection of personal history and patient’s family for outpatient clinical genetic evaluation and appointment.