News, Announcements, & Education

King’s Fund Provide Overview of Integrated Care

Integrated Care System Integration enables integrated models of care. See the accompanying video from the Kings Fund for a brief overview of what integrated care is all about. By allowing care providers to easily and efficiently share information about patients, in a secure and controlled fashion, patients can receive the services they need, when they…
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GP2GP Presented to HINZ 2014 Conference

Patients First Solutions Architect Peter Jordan presented his paper investigating what the use of GP2GP shows up about patient movement between general practices to the 2014 Health Informatics New Zealand conference in Auckland. Paper Abstract The GP2GP Project, facilitating the electronic transfer of complete patient records between General Practice systems, was delivered by Patients First in…
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Health Care Online For Patients

Compass Health have produced a video that explains how online health care is coming to a practice near you in the future, and how both doctors and patients may benefit from this.  

General Practice in Spotlight of new Patients First Appointment

Jess White is the latest addition to Patients First’s core services team. Jess comes with a strong background in liaising with general practice; particularly in the management of service development, process improvement and information projects. She is coming into the team as a senior project manager. “Jess has extensive experience in working with the coal…
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Patient Portal Review Raises Questions of Sector

Press Release The majority of general practices in New Zealand now have the technology to begin giving patients online access to their own medical records and to allow them to interact with patients electronically. Patients First has just completed a review of the “Patient Portals” that are offered by New Zealand general practice software makers.…
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GP2GP Version 2 Released

GP2GP, the highly successful electronic patient file transfer utility launched by Patients First around a year ago, has just undergone it’s first major update. GP2GP transfers currently track at around 30,000 per month. Close collaboration between HealthLink, Patients First and the 4 PMS vendors, Houston, Intrahealth, Medtech and My Practice, resulted in a modified design which…
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New CTO for Patients First

Press Release Patients First is delighted to announce that it has secured the services of Andre Bredenkamp as its new Chief Technology Officer. Andre has had a long association with Patients First and its work in the sector, having previously led several key programmes. “I am buoyed by Andre joining the Patients First team. His…
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New CEO at Helm for Patients First

Patients First is pleased to announce that Jayden MacRae has taken up the role of its Chief Executive Officer. He replaces the inaugural CEO, Andrew Terris who was with the organisation for almost five years. “Jayden is a fantastic catch for Patients First.”, says company Chairman David Moore. “He has a great history in information…
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