A New Zealand-developed app is allowing simultaneous sharing of patient notes, tasks and secure instant messaging by care team members. Danielle Spencer and Christine Baxter share with NURSING REVIEW why the nurses at Christchurch Hospital’s general surgery wards are such ardent fans.
South Island children's growth records have gone electronic. And also on the way is a mobile interactive growth chart to help parents monitor whether their child's growth is healthy or unhealthy.
Firefighters leading exercise classes for the elderly at the local fire station is one of the fall prevention initiatives shared at a recent international forum in Wellington.
Pharmacists have been an 'untapped' health resource but this will change with the Pharmacy Action Plan, says Pharmaceutical Society president Graeme Smith to mark World Pharmacists Day.
Guidelines to help ensure that personal health information is being shared legally and safely by health providers have just been released. The Ministry of Health has published the Health Information Governance Guidelines to provide guidance to...
What do you do when your IT system crashes, leaving two hospitals and a community service without access to electronic health records, emails, the internet, voicemail… FIONA CASSIE talks to Lakes DHB director of nursing and midwifery Gary Lees about leading the way through a DHB IT crisis.