Category: Technology

Doctor showing results on computer to patient

Ground-breaking NZ health technology set to improve health for all

A ground-breaking New Zealand service that detects and prevents serious medication and treatment-related harm in real time has been approved for roll out across the health sector.  Conporto Event Detection and Mitigation (Conporto EDM)is a new software solution that detects and notifies clinicians of serious harm events and solves one of the health profession’s biggest…
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Conporto spreads its safety net to catch patient harms before they happen

Written by Cliff Taylor, NZ Doctor. It sounds like a health sector version of the film Minority Report, a computerised “pre­crime unit” capable of detecting possible harms to people before they occur. The Conporto event detec­tion and mitigation system is, in fact, an automated tool that analyses patient records to detect potential medication-related harms. Incidents…
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Patient record in a PMS

Harm event detection tool successfully trialled

Written by: eHealthNews.nz reporter Sam Sachdeva Published at: https://www.hinz.org.nz/news/411485/Harm-event-detection-tool-successfully-trialled.htm An alerting system designed to slash the number of prescribing-related harm events could be rolled out further after a successful trial, its developer says. The Conporto Event Detection and Mitigation Solution has been developed by Patients First, a non-profit organisation owned by General Practice New Zealand and…
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hMael scheduled outage: Wednesday 20th June, 9pm

hMael scheduled maintenance this Wednesday 20th June, 9:00pm On Wednesday 20th June at 9:00pm we will be performing a system upgrade with the release of hMael v3.5. We expect the update to take up to four hours, however, services will resume by 6am, Thursday 21st June. hMael services unavailable during the upgrade The hMael service…
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Helmut Modlik being interviewed

Video interview with Helmut Modlik – Conporto Event Detection & Mitigation

Helmut Modlik, Chief Executive of Patients First, discusses leading edge event detection technology to prevent harm in primary care at the 2018 Emerging Tech in Health Conference, Christchurch. For more information about the Conporto EDM, visit the Conporto Health website. Conporto Health is a subsidiary of Patients First.

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hMael scheduled outage this weekend starting: Friday 9th February, 9:00pm

From Friday 9th February 9:00pm until Monday 12th February 7:00am we will be performing a major infrastructure upgrade to bring you new features and improved functionality with the release of hMael Premium. We anticipate this outage will take place all weekend however it may be completed sooner. hMael services unavailable during the upgradeThe hMael service…
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Nurse taking patient blood pressure

Groundbreaking NZ solutions a game changer for patient safety

PatientsFirst’s new trading arm – Conporto Health – will be showcasing two patient information services at this year’s NZHIT Conference which are set to significantly impact the New Zealand health sector. The Conporto Event Detection and Mitigation (EDM) service and hMael Premium secure email will enable GPs and ED clinicians access to critical up to date patient information and secure exchange of…
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IT Platforms for General Practice

The past decade has seen the development of significant new methods of deploying information technology (IT) infrastructure and delivering software applications – notably in relation to what’s become commonly known as ‘Cloud Computing’ (internet-based resources available on demand). Within primary care, this has left managers and clinical staff with an increasing number of options with…
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eHealth Record Privacy Seminar

An Electronic Health Record For Every New Zealander by 2020 What Does This Really Mean? The recent strategy announced by the Ministry of Health to establish a national electronic health record for individuals will affect every New Zealander. The strategy will impact how and where health records are stored and used by health practitioners (and…
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PMS Review Report Released

Patients First have released their PMS Support Services review report. Practice Management Systems (PMSs) are an integral part of providing high quality clinical care in a fast moving and responsive primary care environment. They also provide the basis for financial accounts for general practices in terms of invoicing and claiming. General practices rely heavily on…
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Biometrics Provides Questionable Protection

A recent report by Ars Technica suggests that in the US at least, using biometrics to allow access to your data may not be as good as simple passwords. Aside from the obvious problem that fingerprints can be obtained without your knowledge or consent by nefarious parties, your obligation to provide such physical attributes to…
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