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December 2013 - Latest Healthlink Newsletter

Click here for Issue 16.


November 2013 -Cork University Hospital General Referral Pilot

We are delighted to announce that the electronic General Referral is now available to Cork University Hospital. GP's in the area can now send a secure electronic referral directly through the patients chart using one of the four accredited GP systems or online through the Healthlink website. The first four departments available are Cardiology, Respiratory, Endocrine & Diabetes, with the rest to follow over the coming weeks.

If you are already setup for sending electronic cancer referrals than the process is the same. If not please give us a call on 018825720 and we will set this up for you.

User guides & Video demos are also available at the following link http://www.healthlink.ie/trainingdocs.htm


October 2013 - AMNCH General Referral Pilot

The AMNCH Paediatrics General Referral Pilot has been extended to include the following four departments, Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Neurology, Paediatric Developmental & Paediatric Endocrinology. This is in addition to the currently available referrals to Paediatric Dermatology, Paediatric Respiratory & Paediatric General Surgery.

Referrals can be sent through the patients chart from any of the four accredited GP vendor systems or online via our website www.healthlink.ie

If you have any queries or would like any assistance with setup and training please contact us at info@healthlink.ie or 018825720.


October 2013 - Radiology Reports now live from Alliance Medical

We are delighted to announce that Alliance Medical have begun sending Radiology results through HealthlinkOnline. This service will be rolled out automatically to all Healthlink GPs over the coming weeks. Our thanks to Alliance Medical and the pilot GP practices for all their work & assistance on this project.

If you have any queries, please contact us at info@healthlink.ie or 01 8287115


September 2013 - Migration of South East Lab Reports to Healthlink

Following a successful pilot with a group of practices in the SouthEast, Healthlink will now be rolled out live to all GPs in the area. The migration from the current GPEL system to Healthlink will be carried out on a phased basis over the next few weeks. All users will be contacted prioir to switching over. If you have any queries, please contact us at info@healthlink.ie or 018287115.

Click here to read the full memo.


September 2013 - Inpatient Discharge Summaries now being sent from Beacon Hospital

The Beacon Hospital are now sending Discharge Summary messages from Inpatient Admissions. The Beacon also currently send Emergerncy Department discharge summaries and radiology reports via Healthlink. To enable your account for Beacon Hospital messages, please email us at info@healthlink.ie or call 01 8825720


August 2013 - General Referral Pilot with AMNCH Paediatrics

The General Referral Pilot has been extended to include AMNCH Paediatrics. Healthlink users can now send secure online referrals to the designated departments with a guaranteed response with five working days. To participate or for any further information please contact us on 018825720 or info@healthlink.ie


July 2013 - NIMIS Live in St. Columcilles Hospital

We are pleased to announce that Radiology Reports are now live from St. Columcilles Hospital. St. Columcilles lab users will automatically receive these results into your Healthlink account. Please contact us with any queries on info@healthlink.ie


July 2013 - NIMIS Live in Cappagh Hospital

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital has begun sending radiology reports to Healthlink users. If you have any queries please contact us on info@healthlink.ie or 018287115.


July 2013 - St. Vincent's Private Hospital

We are delighted to announce that St. Vincent's Private Hospital has begun sending Lab & Radiology results through HealthlinkOnline. Any queries please contact us on 018287115 or info@healthlink.ie


July 2013 - Microbiology Reports from Cavan

Users of Cavan Lab will now also receive Microbiology reports from Healthlink. These reports will be sent automatically into your account with your Biochemistry and Haematology results. We are happy to expand the Healthlink service for users in the area. Any queries please contact us info@healthlink.ie or 018287115


June 2013 - NIMIS Live in South Tipperary General Hospitall

Healthlink users in the South East egion can now download Radiology results from South Tipperary General Hospital, continuing the ongoing roll-out of the NIMIS service. This is a welcome addition for GPs in the community.


June 2013 - Latest Healthlink Newsletter

Click here for Issue 15.


June 2013 - General Referral Pilot- Mallow General Hospital & Mercy University Hosptal

Following a pilot with Mercy University Hospital, Electronic General Referrals are now available to all GPs in the area to both Mercy University & Mallow General Hospital.

Referrals can be sent directly through the patients chart using one of the four accredited GP systems or online through the Healthlink website.

If you are already setup for sending electronic cancer referrals than the process is the same. If not please give us a call on 018825720 and we will set this up for you.

User guides & Video demos are also available at the following link http://www.healthlink.ie/trainingdocs.htm


May 2013 - Article on Electronic Cancer Referals

Click here to read an article on electronic cancer referrals, published in this months Forum, Journal of the Irish College of General Practitioners.


April 2013 - Online Neurology Referrals to Beacon Hospital

We are delighted to announce that GPs can now send secure Online Neurology Referrals to Dr. Peter Widdess-Walsh, Consultant Neurologist Beacon Hospital, via their Healthlink account, with a guaranteed response within 7 working days. If you do not already have access to the Beacon Hospital, please call us on 018825720 or email info@healthlink.ie and we will enable your account


March 2013 - NIMIS Rollout in the Midwest

The NIMIS Radiology system has gone live in Limerick Regional, Nenagh and Ennis General Hospitals. As part of this implementation Healthlink will also be sending Radiology reports from Croom - Midwest Regional Orthopaedic Hospital and the Midwest Regional Maternity Hospital. If you have any queries on this please contact us on 01 8287115.


January 2013 - NIMIS Live in Wexford General

Wexford General Hospital has begun sending Radiology results through HealthlinkOnline. This is our first outbound message from Wexford General and we are happy to expand our service in this way. The NIMIS rollout continues in March with five hospitals in the Midwest going live.