29 October 2015: Collaboration the key message for the 14th Annual HiNZ Conference

Health professionals from all over New Zealand converged on Christchurch last week for the 14th Annual HiNZ conference at Wigram Air Force Museum. Held for the first time in the South Island, the event eclipsed past years with over 700 registered delegates and a record number of exhibitors attending the four-day workshop and conference programme. […]

29 October 2015: Sharing dispensing data improving patient care

Bay of Plenty DHB has introduced an information-sharing system, BOP MEDCheck, utilising Eclair, to provide community pharmacists access to patients’ records and hospital clinician access to community dispensing information. Article reproduced courtesy of Pharmacy Today.

27 October 2015: Student innovation for managing abnormal test results wins this year’s Sysmex Award.

May Lin Tye, a third year Bachelor of Health Sciences degree student, has won the Sysmex Award for Innovation in Health Informatics for her business case essay on the development of a solution, to better manage the follow-up of abnormal laboratory test results in primary care settings. Deborah Steele, Product Manager at Sysmex says, “May […]

14 October 2015: Efficiency and patient safety behind lab’s decision to implement specimen tracking system

The requirement to manage an increasing workload while maintaining patient safety was the driver behind the decision to implement Sysmex’s Delphic AP Single Piece Workflow at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s histology laboratory. The laboratory has used Delphic AP software to manage its workflow processing and reporting for a number of years, but will be […]

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