Interesting articles, podcasts, clinical stories and learnings related to the primary health care sector our GP liaison team have found this month.
We're thrilled to have Andrew join the team as our primary care psychiatrist - learn more about him and our new service.
Pinnacle firmly believes the appropriate use of health information is critical for improving the health of our enrolled population. Read more.
Ventures is introducing training for GPs to assess and directly refer patients for MRI scans to significantly reduce potential unnecessary specialist appointments and treatment waiting times.
Pinnacle MHN held a LGBTQI education session earlier this month, with support from the Waikato Queer Youth organisation and Waikato DHB Sexual Health Clinic.
The Pinnacle Midlands Health Network Quarterly Report for Q4 (April to June 2018) and associated data sheets can be downloaded here.
In addition to Pinnacle MHN primary mental health services, here are some other alternatives that may be available.
The rural accelerated chest pain pathway programme has received validation by the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) by way of an award.
is working with the Ministry of Health to get ePrescription activation for all indici Health
Care Home sites as soon as possible.
UPDATE 10 JULY - the pay offer has been rejected by nurses and the strike for 12 July (7am-7am the following day: 24 hours) is confirmed.
An update from Dr Frank Cullen, chairman, Pinnacle Incorporated
Check out some of the highlights for Pinnacle during January to March.
Read the latest cervical screening updates here.
Recently indici has gone from being a beta test product to one that is ready for commercial implementation across the network.
Read the latest on capitation funding, government policy implementation following budget announcements and zoster vaccine administration.
National Health Advisory: There is a small risk that WA-WC series NHI numbers may be duplicated and display data associated with two people within the same record.
Dr Mary Ballantyne, from Te Awamutu Medical Centre, has been awarded a Queen's Service Medal for services to women's and children's health
On the back of World Smokefree Day, Pinnacle MHN is holding a month-long practice competition for all localities.
We recently spoke with a GP who is a 'convert' - she was previously dead set against introducing portal use at her practice but on moving practices she found she had to 'get on board'. A couple of years down the track and she can't picture practicing without a portal now...