MediTracker – Addressing the challenge of clinical handover and GP-led care

We all know that poor communication in clinical handover and presentation to emergency departments is one of the largest causes of adverse events, preventable morbidity, and suboptimal patient outcomes. Precedence Health Care this month releases a mobile app, MediTracker, that takes a major step forward in overcoming this challenge. Using the cdmNet cloud, MediTracker directly … Continued

cdmNet and MedicineInsight: Improving Patient Health Outcomes

We are excited to announce that participation in MedicineInsight will soon be available through the cdmNet desktop application, known as the Precedence Connector. As a cdmNet user, you already have the Precedence Connector installed. MedicineInsight is a primary care quality improvement program developed and managed by NPS MedicineWise with funding from the Australian Government Department … Continued

An easier way to edit the patient’s care team

New functionality in cdmNet gives you the option to directly add, remove or change care team members from the Care Team tab. This makes managing the care team so much easier! To edit providers in the care plan please follow the steps below. To Change a Provider In the Care Team tab, navigate to the … Continued

eReferral Project

As part of the Victorian Government initiative to make health referrals more efficient, safer and reliable, Plenty Valley Community Health (PVCH) and Northern Health are implementing eReferrals using Precedence Health Care’s Referral Tracker with support from the North Western Melbourne, Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Care Networks and the Hume Whittlesea Primary Care Partnership. Referral Tracker … Continued

My Health Record Opt-In Trial

cdmNet is working in partnership with WA Primary Health Alliance who are leading a federal trial to increase participation and use of the My Health Record system by patients and their health professionals. This includes allied health professionals, medical specialists, pharmacists, aged care facilities as well as GPs and hospitals. Through cdmNet, health care providers … Continued

AgeSmart: assistance with non-medical care

Precedence Healthcare is working with AgeSmart, a new service initially available in Victoria, to help older people navigate their way through aged care services and maintain their independence. It provides them and their families/carers with often needed support. Historically, GPs and practice nurses have had no real way to professionally assist patients with accessing and implementing the full mix … Continued

Welcome to the cdmNet eNewsletter!

Happy New Year and welcome to our very first cdmNet monthly eNewsletter. With our monthly newsletter we hope to keep you updated with the latest news regarding cdmNet. We will include information on any new and upcoming cdmNet features, helpful hints and tricks for you to get more out of cdmNet and other useful updates. … Continued

A word from our CEO

Welcome to the first issue of the cdmNet eNewsletter for 2016. The healthcare system is in the early stages of enormous change driven by the ageing population and a dramatic increase in long-term chronic illnesses. Evidence shows that the system needs to move away from silos of episodic care to more coordinated multidisciplinary care. Primary … Continued

cdmNet Overview Tab

We are continually evolving and improving cdmNet to reflect the needs and preferences of our users. After gaining valuable feedback we have made a few notable improvements to cdmNet, one of these changes is the new Overview Tab. The new Overview tab is the landing page for the patient record in cdmNet and is designed … Continued

Helpful Hints

General practices are dynamic workplaces with new practitioners and nurses joining the practice, whilst some leave. It is important to keep your cdmNet Practice Account up to date with current organisation members. We have added a few helpful tips on what to do when a member leaves and joins the practice. If a New Practice … Continued

Quarterly Usage Reports

You may have noticed an email in your inbox recently that included a report on your practice’s cdmNet usage for the final quarter of 2015. These reports are designed to give practice managers extra visibility of how their practice is using cdmNet and the chronic disease Medicare item numbers, and also to allow them to … Continued

Microsoft has ended support for Internet Explorer versions 7 – 10

What does this mean for my practice/organisation? If your practice is running these versions of Internet Explorer they will continue to operate, however Microsoft will no longer be providing security or software updates for them. Over time, these browsers will become less reliable and secure which will lead to many software vendors, including cdmNet, phasing … Continued