May 9th, 2018
New release of SharedCare/WhanauTahi includes an automated process to de-register patients form GP practices, enabling instant enrolment in new practices.
The sharing of patient test and pharmacy information has a number of benefits including:
Healthcare providers will appreciate the benefits of information being shared in this way, especially for patients who frequently move between community based and DHB provider based healthcare services. For an overview of TestSafe click on the thumbnail sketch to your right.
Click here [PDF, 102 KB] to see the principles applied to access to Testsafe
If you are a community laboratory test orderer, specimen taker or community pharmacist, there is a responsibility to communicate to your patients the way information is shared. We have put together a package of materials to assist with this to minimise the time this may involve. For all the details on this requirement, along with sample materials and an order form, see 'Consumer Communications' on the menu above.
"Testsafe has significantly cut down time needed to get hospital results and has actually been pivotal in patient care on a number of occasions" From John Cameron GP and Medical Executive Officer for ProCare, he talks more about TestSafe in article by the National IT Health Board (external link) , click on the following link to view this article [JPG, 112 KB] from their August e-booklet