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Helix Updates

Helix Release Notes – 16 September, 2021


Electronic Prescribing

  • The SMS fees subsidy for electronic prescribing has been extended until 30th June 2022. This date is now reflected in Helix.



  • The following fields have been added to the Generic Imaging Request Template (without stationary):
    • Contrast Studies
    • Iodine
    • Diabetic
    • Renal
    • Creatinine
    • eGFR
    • Test Data(< 6 months)
    • Referring doctor signature & date
    • Card details – Other than Medicare (DVA, HCC)

Pathology Request Indicators

  • A checkbox for urgent pathology requests is now available. If selected the phone and fax number will be printed on the request (you may still have to manually tick the urgent checkbox on the actual form).

Pathology and Imaging Templates

  • The Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science and Dr Jones & Partners – Medical Imaging templates have been added to Helix.

Bug Fixes


  • Receipts for multiple invoices will no longer show as double when doing auto payments.