December 4, 2021

Important Notice: COVID-19

Notice: COVID-19 has now been classified a global pandemic and we acknowledge that our clients are the backbone supporting the community during this unique time.We realise that practices resources are stretched, so please be assured that providing the highest levels of support during this time is our priority.We have expanded capacity in the support area to cope with increased demand and are doing our utmost to resolve your support queries quickly.
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Medtech welcomes Vensa to the ALEX Partnership Programme

Medtech’s new Application Layer Exchange (ALEX) platform, uses Microsoft’s Azure FHIR software to enable secure integration and interoperability with patient management systems. Interoperability is required for the whole industry to grow and solve complex problems for patients and providers. Vensa Health’s Founder & CEO, Ahmad Jubbawey says, “Our innovations require strong interoperability with PMS systems, […]
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ProCare Signs Interoperability Agreement for ALEX Integration

In an agreement that is the first of its nature, we are proud to announce ProCare is integrating its ProFusion product with Medtech’s new Application Layer Exchange (ALEX) platform. ALEX uses Microsoft’s Azure FHIR software to enable secure integration and interoperability with patient management systems. ALEX significantly reduces the cost and complexity of integrations to […]
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The ALEX Platform explained

ALEX has been developed in collaboration with a team of industry leaders so that practices can share healthcare data and records securely with third-party applications like patient portals, appointment bookings, kiosks and telehealth. ALEX is part of Medtech’s vision to provide a practice management platform that is not only best in market but best in […]
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Medtech Drive for GP Visits

Medtech has launched a campaign designed to encourage people to see their GP more regularly – to improve individual health outcomes and relieve pressures on the healthcare system. The first phase targets men over 40 who are one of the main groups to miss regular visits. Geoffrey Sayer, Medtech MD and Epidemiologist, is encouraging Kiwi […]
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Whanganui Regional Health Network GPs offer online services through patient portal

According to the Whanganui Chronicle,Whanganui Regional Health Network (WRHN) is offering patients another way to access their health records through the ManageMyHealth, patient portal. Patients are able to access a range of services and information including their lab results and health records such as prescriptions, allergies, diagnoses and recalls. They are also able to send […]
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Hastings Health Centre online portal sees surge in patient enrolment

According to a story that appeared on nzherald.co.nz Hastings Health Centre has experienced a surge in patients signing up to ManageMyHealth patient portal. Hastings Health Centre chief executive Andrew Lesperance said he expected numbers to keep increasing as more people adapted to using technology as a new way of engaging in healthcare services. The Manage […]
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Using Medtech32 with Video Consultations

You will be aware that the use of video consultations is on the rise. The benefits of using Video Consultations with your patients include minimising non-essential contact with patients, non-essential travel for patients to their medical Centre, and continuity of care for those that need to engage with their health practitioners. With ManageMyHealth Video Consultations, […]
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Tips for Medtech32 Users Sending Bulk SMS Messages

Medtech32 has the ability to send bulk SMS messages to patients. This has already been utilised by many practices to send important notifications to your patients over the last few weeks. Bulk SMS messages are a really handy way to advise your patients of altered opening hours/days, instructions on attending the clinic, and advising on […]
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Paperless Prescribing in Medtech32

With the outbreak of coronavirus, to protect patients and practice staff, the Ministry of Health is recommending that practices activate and use the NZ ePrescribing Service (NZePS). NZePS allows an electronic version of the standard hard copy of a prescription given to a patient to also be retrieved by a community pharmacy. There is no […]
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Evolution Tips for Sending Bulk SMS Messages

Medtech Evolution has the ability to send bulk SMS messages to patients. This has already been utilised by many practices to send important notifications to your patients over the last few weeks. Bulk SMS messages are a really handy way to advise your patients of altered opening hours/days, instructions on attending the clinic, and advising […]
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Video Consultations in Evolution

You will be aware that the use of video consultations is on the rise. The benefits of using Video Consultations with your patients include minimising non-essential contact with patients, non-essential travel for patients to their medical Centre, and continuity of care for those that need to engage with their health practitioners. With ManageMyHealth Video Consultations, […]
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Staying connected during the COVID-19 Emergency

Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to place significant pressure on New Zealand’s health resources. We know that this is a particularly challenging time so please be rest assured that we are doing our utmost to support you with our systems and support. Our team are continually working to provide you with access to information and resources to […]
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Medtech Evolution Paperless Prescribing now available via NZePS

With the outbreak of coronavirus, to protect patients and practice staff, the Ministry of Health is recommending that practices activate and use the NZ ePrescribing Service (NZePS). NZePS allows an electronic version of the standard hard copy of a prescription given to a patient to also be retrieved by a community pharmacy. There is no […]
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Experts ready to help clinicians to cure ailing practices

Many New Zealand practices are struggling due to the increased pressure the coronavirus crisis is placing on them. The country is in the grips of a financial crisis as well as a health crisis. While many doctors are very busy at the front line fighting the virus, we can’t forget those health professionals that are […]
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Medtech32 quick tip – suppress read code descriptions

Avoid sensitive information printing on Invoices and statements with this handy quick tip. To suppress Read description on ACC45s and Invoice/Statements’ simply navigate to: Setup > Clinical > Read > View Read > Main tab.​ ​Tick the ‘Suppress Read description on ACC45s and Invoice/Statements’ checkbox,  this action will prevent sensitive information related to Read Codes appearing on printouts. ​ ​If unticked, then the Read Code description will […]
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Medtech32 Version 22.20 – ACC API Enhancements

Medtech is pleased to announce we have now completed integration with the ACC’s new API which will allow our Medtech32 customers to continue submitting ACC forms and invoices without issue or risk. Introduction Some of ACC’s current ACC45 claim and invoice solutions rely on software that the 3rd party provider, Oracle has stopped supporting. This means […]
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Quick tip for Evolution users – provider selection

Save time and stop re-selecting providers every time you close and open Evolution with this handy tip. It is possible to configure the Appointment Books to remember the selection of Providers that have been made so that they do not need to be re-selected on closing and opening the appointment book, or logging out and back into […]
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What to expect in Evolution 2.0

The Medtech Evolution development team are working hard on the next release – version 2.0. It promises to be packed with enhancements that have been requested by users. The enhancements are being made across a variety of modules including: Outbox Documents Appointment Pad Widget Configurations Reports Address Book Statement Workflow Quick Bill Queue Workflow Query […]
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Veteran Medtech32 Practice makes the switch to Evolution

Merivale Medical Centre is a buzzing practice on New Zealand’s South Island with around 6,500 registered patients. They have eight doctors, three nurses, one health care assistant and an administration team of four that are all dedicated to delivering superior health outcomes for their patients. THE SITUATION Merivale Medical Centre (Merivale) had been using Medtech32 […]
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Rural Practice Enhances Service Levels with Evolution

The Rakaia Medical Centre is a busy rural practice with three doctors, four practice nurses and an administration team of five. The team care for an enrolled patient list of around 2,400 patients. THE SITUATION The practice had been using Medtech32 for more than 10 years, they were ready to extend their service offerings and […]
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