News and Events

5th December 2014

Telstra Health strengthens hospital EMR capability with acquisition of Emerging Systems

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.

Media Release

12th February 2014

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


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

8th January 2014

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

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.

21st December 2013

First Australian Maternity Information System delivered in the Cloud

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 firsttime 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.

21st November 2013

Reseller lands finger-lickin’ WiFi deal with KFC

Solutions integrator Emerging Systems has partnered with Aruba Networks to deploy WiFi across 190 KFC stores.


11th November 2013

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

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.

Media Release

9th September 2013

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

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.

Media Release

2nd September 2013

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

28th May 2013

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


8th April 2013

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

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.


1st April 2013

St Vincent’s Hospital Electronic Discharge Summaries / PCEHR

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


1st March 2013

St Vincent’s registering patients for PCEHR at the bedside

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.


13th November 2012

Green tick for the PCEHR in acute care

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.


13th November 2012

Emerging Systems focuses on Clinical Information Systems

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.


2nd November 2012

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


11th September 2012

Patient’s Shared Health Summary Uploaded to PCEHR

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

3rd September 2012

Emerging Systems completes interface to PCEHR

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

2nd August 2012

Award Winners Announced at HIC2012

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.

24th April 2012

Emerging Systems develops iPad, iPhone App for Hospital Use

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

19th April 2012

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

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

27th March 2012

Hungry Jack’s devours WiFi

Hungry Jack’s® customers have shown a strong appetite for the recently launched free Wi-Fi hot spot service, with over 4,600 daily average users across the stores and more than 200 daily users in the top stores in Sydney and the Gold Coast. The Hungry Jack’s® Wi-Fi hot spots, developed by Primus Australia, a part of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.) NYSE:PTGI, and its partners will be deployed to more than 348 stores by the end of March, with further stores coming online shortly afterwards.

The WiFi service is part of the recently announced $6M telecommunications contract awarded to Primus Australia following a competitive selection process run by Hungry Jack’s® parent company Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd.

Primus has worked with a number of vendors noted for their pioneering work in the WLAN and data security spaces to deploy the WiFi solution for Hungry Jack’s®, including Emerging Systems, Aruba Networks and Check Point Software Technologies. Link

9th January 2012

Clinical Systems in the 21st Century – CEO Russel Duncan

Russel Duncan, CEO at Emerging Systems has appeared in the Summer Edition of The Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin. Link.

Emerging Systems sponsoring Healthcare Management & Informatics Conference, Bangkok

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.

14th December 2011

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. In a joint media release earlier this year, Plibersek stated her support for e-health and the PCEHR lead implementation site led by Sydney St Vincent’s and Mater Hospitals. Link - HISA,

24th November 2011

Wave 2 Live at St Vincent’s Public & Private Hospitals, Sydney

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.

HIMSS Asia Pac 2011 Conference

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

1st September 2011

Emerging Launches a New Brand

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.

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Catholic HealthCare Association Conference in Canberra

Emerging Health Solutions represented at the 2011 Catholic HealthCare Association Conference in Canberra, October 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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