Healthpoint launches FHIR API of NZ health services directory

Healthpoint launched its new Healthpoint API Gateway on October 16th, 2019 at the Grand Hall Event - Mental Health and Wellness Enabled by Digital Technologies "What to expect in 2019 and onwards". www.healthpoint.co.nz is the NZ national health services directory. Over 450,000 people every month access the Healthpoint website, in addition to the use by DHBs, practice management systems, health apps and national helplines. The Healthpoint API allows applications, health organisations and health provider websites to easily access provider information to connect patients with services that support their health and wellness. Healthpoint chose to build the API to the FHIR standard given the emphasis on web standards, easy implementation and interoperability, and believe this will support the future state of NZ’s interoperable health system. Continue…

Online Directory Improves Access to Mental Health And Addiction Services

A new national online directory is improving access to mental health and addiction services for those seeking help. The Healthpoint Mental Health and Addictions directory is an online platform for consumers and professionals to more easily navigate, understand and use mental health and addiction services in their community. Read more here: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE1712/S00075/online-directory-to-mental-health-addiction-services.htm Continue…

Healthpoint innovation delivers Emergency Planning tool to GPs

Health service information aggregator Healthpoint works with GPs and Northern DHB Support Agency (NDSA) to provide an electronic emergency management planning system. Auckland, New Zealand, 28 June 2011 - Leading health service information and technology provider, Healthpoint has successfully developed and begun implementing an emergency planning tool for GP practices in the Auckland and Northland regions. "The planning process assists general practices to better prepare for, respond to and recover from the effects of events which threaten their ability to continue to care for patients. Recent natural disasters here such as the earthquakes in Canterbury, the tornadoes in Auckland and Taranaki and flooding in various parts of the country, have once again highlighted how important it is to have plans and systems in place when disaster strikes. Continue…