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Telstra Health strengthens hospital EMR capability with acquisition of Emerging Systems

5th Dec 2014

Telstra Health has continued to acquire key capabilities as it builds a connected health system, confirming today it has purchased the Australian based hospital electronic medical record (EMR) company Emerging Systems.

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St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals staff and patients to benefit from the implementation of Emerging Systems EHS Clinical Information System

12th Feb 2014


Photo: Director of Medical Services Dr Allan Pelkowitz and ICT Program Manager Nicole Jahn discussing the implementation of EHS.

Announcement: Emerging Systems selected as the preferred vendor for St John of God Health Care Clinical Information System | EMR

8th Jan 2014

Emerging Systems is proud to announce that it has been selected to implement the EHS Clinical Information System/Electronic Medical Record for St John of God Health Care commencing with the new 367-bed St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals in Perth.

First Australian Maternity Information System delivered in the Cloud

21st Dec 2013

St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne have successfully delivered their maternity information system in a private cloud hosted in Sydney. Emerging Systems believes this is the first time a maternity information system has been delivered via cloud within Australia.


Photo: [left to right] Kirsty Steel, SVPHM Maternity staff member, Nicole Kempster, Project Officer and Bryan Macdonald from Emerging Systems with the new Workstation on Wheels.

Emerging Systems wins award at eHealthcare Leadership Awards in New Orleans for Website Design

11th Nov 2013

Our website received an award last week at the eHealthcare Leadership Awards, part of the Seventeenth Annual Healthcare Internet Conference held in New Orleans. We are delighted to be honoured in the Website Design section of the Awards and especially as one of the very few companies based outside the United States.

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Emerging Systems builds further clinical expertise in Australian Clinical Systems Implementation Team

9th Sep 2013

The importance of a knowledgeable, skilled, and adaptable IT workforce with passion for improving patient outcomes is being embraced by Emerging Systems to meet the needs of their healthcare clients.

5 September 2013 Emerging Systems, an Australian leader in Clinical Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records and Systems Integration is pleased to announce appointments to their Clinical Implementations Team.

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Emerging Systems to sponsor the St Vincent’s Health Australia Quality Awards in October 2013

2nd Sep 2013

Emerging Systems are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor of the SVHA Awards night in October this year. The theme of this year’s Awards is Pushing the Boundaries. The awards are being held at the Gabba, one of Queensland’s most famous and best loved sporting theatres, in keeping with the theme.

The national awards, which have been active since 2006, promote quality, excellence, innovation and safety in clinical care across St Vincent’s Health Australia’s health and aged care services. The awards recognise individuals and teams who achieve excellence in the provision of health care and uphold the core values of compassion, justice, integrity and excellence.

Emerging Systems to roll out Clinical Platform for St Vincent’s Health Australia

28th May 2013


Emerging Systems to co-develop PAS with St Vincent’s

8th April 2013

Sydney-based IT company Emerging Systems has announced it is co-developing a new patient administration system (PAS) with long-time client St Vincent’s & Mater Health, Sydney (SV&MHS).

Emerging Systems' CEO Russel Duncan said the new PAS will integrate with its EHS clinical information system and will be built with a clinical rather than an administrative focus.


St Vincent’s Hospital Electronic Discharge Summaries/PCEHR

1st April 2013

See the Featured Article on pages 40-44 of this month's issue of Pulse IT magazine.


St Vincent’s registering patients for PCEHR at the bedside

1st March 2013

St Vincent’s & Mater Health Sydney has been using assisted registration tools to sign up both inpatients and outpatients to the PCEHR since December, with an estimated 2000 patients registered so far.

St Vincent’s Public Hospital has been trialling the Department of Health and Ageing’s assisted registration tool (ART), developed by Accenture and recently released for general practice use. Shortly, SVH will also be doing assisted registration through the hospital’s clinical information system, Emerging Systems’ EHS.


Green tick for the PCEHR in acute care

13th November 2012

A fortnight ago, Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital became the first hospital in Australia to upload a clinical document to a patient’s PCEHR. Link

Emerging Systems focuses on Clinical Information Systems

13th November 2012

Emerging Systems has appointed Simon Elliott as Director of Business Development, responsible for driving increased revenue and market share with a particular focus on clinical information systems for hospitals. Link

St Vincent’s the first hospital to connect to the PCEHR

2nd November 2012


Patient’s Shared Health Summary Uploaded to PCEHR

11th September 2012

Well-known Sydney GP Raymond Seidler has uploaded a patient’s clinical document to the PCEHR as part of the St Vincents & Mater Health Sydney Wave 2 project. Link

Emerging Systems completes interface to PCEHR

3rd September 2012

Emerging Systems is the first hospital vendor to successfully test for both NOC with the National Infrastructure Provider and CCA for the HI service for their fully integrated EHS clinical information system. Link

Award Winners Announced at HIC2012

2nd August 2012

Emerging Systems is proud to announce that SA Health Senior Project Officer, Mr Livio Ciacciarelli was awarded the Moya Conrick Award for best paper presented at the 21st Nursing Informatics Conference held in Sydney as part of the HIC2012 Conference. The paper was entitled CPS: clinical practice support (CPS) supporting assessment and care planning at the bedside. Link

Emerging Systems sponsoring Nursing Informatics Conference

25th June 2012

Emerging Systems is proud to be sponsoring the 21st Annual Nursing Informatics Conference being held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on Monday 30th July. Link

Emerging Systems develops iPad, iPhone App for Hospital Use

24th April 2012

Our App was written up this week in Pulse+IT eHealth magazine. Link.

Pre-Release Announcement – New EHS Clinical Information System iPhone/iPad App

19th April 2012

For details of our upcoming iPhone/iPad App follow this Link.

Update on Eastern Sydney Connect Wave 2 site for PCEHR - 15 March 2012

Feature: Sydney Connects With Shared Health Record from Pulse IT magazine Link

Clinical Systems in the 21st Century – CEO Russel Duncan - 9th January, 2011

Russel Duncan, Information Systems Director at Emerging Systems has appeared in the Summer Edition of The Australian Hospital Healthcare. Link.

Emerging Systems sponsoring Healthcare Management & Informatics Conference, Bangkok - 13 – 15 March 2012

Richard Hutchinson, Commercial Director at Emerging Systems stated that as part of the companies commitment to expanding in the Asia-Pacific region, Emerging Systems will be supporting the conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Link.

Wave 2 Live at St Vincent's Public & Private Hospitals, Sydney - 24th November 2011

Go live of the first phase of Wave 2 PCEHR electronic GP admission and discharge notification with discharge summaries at St Vincent's Public & Private Hospitals, Sydney. Full discharge summaries will be in the next phase of the project. Emerging Systems are proud of their ongoing involvement in the project.


Plibersek announced as Minister for Health & Ageing

"In an announcement by Prime Minister Julia Gillard a few minutes ago, The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP will now occupy the office of Minister for Health and Ageing. The Hon Nicola Roxon MP has been promoted to Attorney General, replacing Robert McClelland. Plibersek was previously Minister for Social Inclusion and Minister for Human Services. The Hon Mark Butler MP will now be the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing & the Minister for Social Inclusion. Link."- HISA, 12/12/11

HIMSS Asia Pac 2011 Conference

Emerging Systems is attending and sponsoring the HIMSS Asia Pac 2011 Conference in Melbourne -
Sept 20 -24, 2011

Emerging Launches a New Brand - 1st September 2011

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Emerging Systems has engaged Social Brands to re-invigorate our Brand. Russel Duncan, CEO of Emerging Systems says that the brand refresh aims to re-invigorate all communication with our customers, staff and suppliers while still retaining the qualities of friendly, responsive service and product excellence for which Emerging is known.

Catholic HealthCare Association Conference in Canberra - Oct 2011

Emerging Health Solutions represented at the 2011 Catholic HealthCare Association Conference in Canberra -
Oct 2011

Wave 2 Sites PCEHR in Sydney - Emerging Systems involvement - June 2011

This project will establish a Wave 2 PCEHR community based around St Vincent's & Mater Health Sydney, in conjunction with partnering Divisions of General Practice, participating specialists and leading software vendors

The project will improve clinical communication across the project's footprint through the delivery of key PCEHR components including GP health summaries, GP referrals and interoperability between two major Australian shared electronic health record solutions.

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