MedicalDirector to deliver deeper integration of HealthShare Practitioner Referrals Directory in MedicalDirector Clinical

2 September, 2020

Leading healthcare software company MedicalDirector, has announced it will be delivering a deeper integration of the HealthShare Referrals directory within the upcoming release of MedicalDirector Clinical 3.19. 

Since 2014, HealthShare and MedicalDirector have partnered to deliver tools that assist GPs to deliver optimal care for their patients, through the FactSheets and Referrals product offerings. Critical to the success of the partnership is the collaboration to deliver clinical tools in a streamlined GP user experience. 

In the MedicalDirector Clinical 3.19 release due in late 2020the HealthShare Referrals directory will now be part of the core referral workflow when the GP is creating a Specialist referral letter. However, the HealthShare directory will continue to be available as a sidebar widget within MedicalDirector Clinical, as it has been since 2014. 

HealthShare’s directory includes comprehensive and up-to-date information about both private practising specialists and allied health providers, and includes detailed information about a provider’s specialty, sub-specialties, special interest areas, practice locations, hospital affiliations, languages spoken and short biography. 

In addition, the directory allows GPs to search for specialists who participate in “No Gap” and “Known Gap” arrangements, with 29 private health insurers including HCF, nib, member funds of the Australian Health Service Alliance and member funds of the Australian Regional Health Group. 

Speaking about the enhanced integrationLouise Ryves, General Manager – Ecosystem, MedicalDirector said, Our GP users consistently give us great feedback on the HealthShare directory, particularly the breadth and depth of specialist information. We are excited to now bring this capability within the core referral workflow to allow GPs to more seamlessly referThe Referrals directory assists GPs to identify the right specialist for their patients’ individual circumstances.” 

HealthShare Co-Founder, Rami Weiss, said, “We have been a trusted partner of MedicalDirector since 2014 and are continually seeking to collaborate on new innovations that can improve clinical workflows for its GPs and practice staff. With GPs under constant time pressure, we also ensure that our products can save GPs time and deliver them the right health information for the moment of care. 

Media, for more information please contact: 

MedicalDirector Media Team 
P1300 300 161
E:  Media@medicaldirector.com 
Rami Weiss
P1300 533 433
E: rweiss@healthsharedigital.com