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Initiative to achieve world-first precision medicine solution

Since Orion Health, Medtech and CSC announced they will be collaborating earlier this month, innovative New Zealand vendors such as Sysmex and Simplhealth, together with global leaders such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Microsoft, have expressed an interest in joining the project that will improve the health of millions of New Zealanders.
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Medtech, CSC & Orion Health team up to deliver world-first

New Zealand health technology leaders Orion Health, Medtech and CSC have today announced they will work together to join hospital level clinical data with primary care data and personal health data. When this integrated clinical data is linked to genomics, microbiomics, proteomics and other new health information to enable a truly personalised healthcare system.
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Medtech Global expands into lucrative American market

The New Zealand designed internet portal “ManageMyHealth” is about to be expanded through the United States following the 100% acquisition of Consova Corporation by healthcare technology solutions company Medtech Global. Vino Ramayah, executive chairman of Medtech Global, says ManageMyHealth has already been trialled and customised for the US market.
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Innovative Smartcard solution launches in India

Medtech has introduced its innovative multipurpose ManageMyHealth Smartcard solution to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.The ManageMyHealth Smartcard serves as a patient identity card with the emergency care data embedded into it. The Smartcard also doubles as a debit card within the AIIMS campus for various payment requirements.
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Medtech Global brings on an Evolution for time-poor GPs

Medtech Global has launched Medtech Evolution clinical and practice management software, which is aimed at putting GPs in control of their valuable time and enabling them to customise the system for their own workflows. The product has been available to New Zealand users for almost a year with the Australian version using slightly different technology.
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Time-Poor Australian Doctors now have an Evolution on hand

Medtech Global today launches Medtech Evolution, its new clinical and practice management software for General Practice in Australia. One of the most advanced practice management systems available, Evolution is designed to improve clinical workflows and practice efficiency, and is integrated with other Medtech products including ManageMyHealth patient portal.
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Evolution full steam ahead for Nirvana Health Group’s practices

All Total Healthcare practices, Nirvana Health Group’s East Tamaki Healthcare, White Cross, West Auckland Healthcare, Mt Roskill Healthcare and Raukura, are now all using Medtech Evolution. Total Healthcare board member and Nirvana chair Dr Kantilal Patel rigorously reviewed Evolution at both clinical and practice management levels, taking into consideration key criteria.
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Patient portal uptake reaches significant 75,000 milestone

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there has been a significant increase in the number of patient portal users. “It is great to see patients and practices responding positively to the awareness campaign we launched in April,” says Dr Coleman. “The number of patients using patient portals has nearly doubled and we expect it to surpass 100,000 before the end of the year.”
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Medtech Achieves International Certification for Data Protection

Healthcare technology solutions company Medtech Global is one of the first healthcare IT companies in New Zealand and Australia to be certified for ISO/IEC 27001-13, the internationally recognised standard of best practice in Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). This independent ISMS certification reflects the integrity of Medtech systems.
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Masterton Medical becomes first to offer ManageMyHealth

In a trailblazing move, Masterton Medical has become the first clinic in Wairarapa to offer patients Medtech's breakthrough new service - ManageMyHealth. This online portal allows people on Masterton Medical Centre's books to see their health records, order repeat prescriptions, book appointments, message their doctor, and view lab results.
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CSC and Medtech Collaborate on Healthcare Logistics Innovation

CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, and Medtech are collaborating to transform clinically driven logistics in New Zealand’s healthcare system. By enabling patients and primary care physicians to more quickly and accurately orchestrate the complex array of resource policies of secondary care and other providers.
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Medtech will attend HINZ conference 10-12 Nov 2014

Medtech will be exhibiting at the HINZ conference (Stand #14) at SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre 10 through 12 November. Our sales team will be on-hand and ready to see to all questions on the day. We will also be hosting product demonstrations. For more details visit HINZ 2014 Conference and the Exhibition website - www.hinz.org.nz
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Successful Roll Out of Medtech Evolution (ASX Announcement)

Medtech Global announced that the first 60 authorised users at Nirvana Health Group are successfully online after the rollout of Medtech’s new generation practice management software Evolution within the West Auckland Healthcare network. Vino Ramayah, the Executive Chairman of Medtech, says the number of users will increase gradually to more than 400.
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Online health records present a ‘snooping risk’

The storing of millions of Kiwis’ health records online is creating a growing risk of clandestine snooping easy the country’s privacy commissioner. In a report published today, the commissioner says the growth of electronic shared healthcare records increases the chances of “widespread and damaging accidental or malicious disclosures”.
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One of NZ’s largest clinic groups selects Medtech Evolution

One of Auckland’s largest healthcare groups is migrating its practice management software to Medtech Evolution. Nirvana Group, comprising East Tamaki Healthcare, Whitecross, West Auckland Healthcare and Mt Roskill Healthcare, has been using Medtech 32. Dr Kanti Patel, Nirvana Group chairman, says they rigorously reviewed Evolution General Practice.
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Medtech Global inks major sale of software solution

Medtech Global (ASX:MDG) has finalised the sale of its Medtech Evolution practice management software to Nirvana Group, one of Auckland's largest healthcare groups. Nirvana has agreed to use Medtech in all 22 of its general practice clinics. Medtech operates several cloud-based health and health insurance solutions and is capitalised at around $20 million.
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Medtech Global gains further funding for telehealth technology

Medtech Global has gained a further funding grant of just over $1.6 million to progress with the Australian-based clinical trial of its VitelMed telehealth technology for the remote monitoring of chronic heart failure (CHF) patients. The A$1.5m grant will enable Medtech to take VitelMed to the validation stage of the Health Market Validation Program (Health MVP) in Victoria.
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Technology seen as a solution to NZ’s rising healthcare costs

Imagine a world where every time you get a taxpayer-funded health treatment, such as at a hospital, you are handed a "statement" of what it cost. One who finds that easy to picture is Oamaru-born Sir Malcolm Grant, the chairman of England's NHS. The rationale for such a move is clear: countries like Britain and New Zealand need to address rising healthcare costs.
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Medical professionals to share patient records

The private health records of tens of thousands of Wellingtonians are being shared digitally for the first time, in a move the DHB says will save lives. For the first time most of the records kept by GPs, including everything from your medication to that nasty cough last winter, will be automatically shared with other medical professionals.
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Minister Announces eHealth Ambassadors – NZ Govt

Health Minister Tony Ryall has tonight named a group of seven innovative GPs who will lead the way in a national rollout of patient portals this year. “A patient portal is an online service which allows a patient to securely log in and do things like check their latest laboratory test results, order a repeat prescription, or send a message directly to their GP.” says Mr Ryall.
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