Regional Victoria’s medical technology advances, and Rxone will improve Gisborne’s pharmacy services


Medtech provides assistance to rural Victoria’s medical professionals.

Regional Victoria is now included in the University of Melbourne’s acceleration program, which helps doctors and hospital partners launch early-stage enterprises.

Regional health network Bendigo Health will cooperate with the program’s 12-month delivery timeframe. It aspires to include local healthcare experts in developing their ideas into medical technology solutions that are advantageous to patients and providers.

According to a press release, the effort will let doctors connect with a community of innovators, engineers, and producers to collaborate on the creation of cutting-edge medical technology solutions, especially those that enable remote patient monitoring and care at home.

The Victorian Government, through the Australian Medtech Manufacturing Center, supports the $260,000 cooperation.

RxOne from HealthSoft will run Gisborne’s pharmacy operations

Using the RxOne pharmacy platform from HealthSoft, Horouta Pharmacy is improving the delivery of health services in the outlying East Coast or Gisborne area.

Te Whatu Pra Tairawhiti recently awarded the Gisborne-based pharmacy a contract for the provision of East Coast rural pharmacy services. It intends to enhance patient assistance for patients in remote places, expand its digital links, and enhance pharmaceutical distribution through several remote depots.

According to Kevin Pewhairangi, co-owner of Horouta Pharmacy, “the goal of this tender is to promote greater health equality and health outcomes for rural Mori.”

He said, “We are happy to cooperate with HealthSoft to use their vast knowledge in digital health and to extend their RxOne pharmacy platform so we can better reach and support our whnau.