Medinz communication platform replacing GP newsletters in Waitemata and Auckland DHBs

Medinz is a new primary care communications platform now operating across Auckland and Waitemata DHBs and soon to be launched in Counties Manukau. The Medinz platform makes it easier for general practices, community pharmacists and urgent care clinics to receive timely and accurate information from the DHB and other health providers such as the Auckland Regional Public Health Service and Labtests. The Medinz platform enables primary care practitioners to view and receive critical and urgent non-patient information via their preferred channel (e.g. email or text message). It also provides access to more routine messages that will directly assist in the care of patients. Continue…

Canterbury Sexual Harm support services now live on Healthpoint's national health services directory

This information will enable victims/survivors of sexual harm and those who have concerning sexual thoughts or behaviour to find and access relevant support services. Individuals can find services based on the kind of support they need including, immediate help, support and counselling, Kaupapa Maori or medical sexual abuse services.   Sexual harm services can be found here: www.healthpoint.co.nz/social-services/ Continue…

Keynote address at HINZ 2017

Health customers expect a tripadvisor approach to choosing a healthcare provider.   John Williams - Director at Healthpoint & David Price - Director of Patient Experience at Waitemata DHB www.hinz.org.nz/?page=JohnWilliams 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…

Agile development and public private partnering solving the problem of non-patient, urgent and emergency messaging to community providers

CEO Kate Rhind joined Dr. Stuart Jenkins who is the clinical director for primary care for Waitemata DHB and Auckland DHB at the national health information conference. Click on the following link for 2 page PDF document: HiNZ17 proceedings Continue…