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…