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Communicare

Streamline the way you manage community health and your practice

Communicare is one of Australia’s leading, fully integrated clinical and practice management solutions.

Rich in functionality and configurable to suit your needs, Communicare can assist to streamline and improve efficiencies within your practice. The specialised software helps identify and reduce risk, and manages complex patient information to help improve the level of patient care.

Designed for primary health care, Communicare is ideal for multi-disciplinary health services, allied health providers and social and community services where the objectives are to improve the health of individuals, and the wellbeing of the community as a whole.

Communicare is used by a wide range of healthcare providers and has proudly supported the holistic-care model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island health since 1994. Communicare is currently Australia's leading health software in Indigenous and remote populations.

Communicare complies to National eHealth Standards:

  • Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) CCA compliance for health identifiers, CDA discharge summaries and specialist letters
  • My Health Record and National Prescribing and Dispense Repository (NPDR) integration
  • Secure messaging with Argus
     

Clinical features include:

  • Comprehensive patient record - capture patient demographics and clinical notes electronically. Share patient records safely and securely across multiple locations and upload patient event and shared health summaries to My Health Record
  • Multiple care plans - activate more than one care plan at once for a patient
  • Pathology and Radiology - send and receive investigations with ease. Communicare interfaces with pathology software capable of sending common results formats including HL7, PDF and PIT files
  • Prescribe with confidence - MIMS integration allows clinicians to view product information while prescribing and alerts of contraindications. Communicare also integrates with eRx Script Exchange
  • Medication management - provides the ability to dispense, supply and administer medications. Allows you to manage imprests, verbal and standing orders and formularies
  • Templates - commonly used templates including medical certificates, referral letters and care plans are included and can be modified as required
  • Outstanding recalls, reminders, and referrals - easily accessible from both the clinical record and the reports library
  • Secure messaging capability – Communicare integrates with Argus to allow you to share hospital discharge summaries, outgoing and incoming referrals, and radiological images efficiently and securely
  • Offline capability – securely access clinical records, documents, and claims updates offline for regional or offsite healthcare workers
  • Reporting – an extensive suite of reports and tools, such as Query Builder are available. Supports National KPIs, CAT, OSR, OCHREStreams, and Practice Health Atlas
  • Data Analytics – powerful data analytics using various BI tools. 

 

Practice Management features:

  • Electronic claiming / billing – for both Medicare and private patient claims. Alerts for invalid or expired cards and rejected claims
  • Appointments – separate appointment book and service recording modules enable you to book appointments in advance whilst keeping track of real time walk-ins and attendances. Appointments can be maintained and updated across multiple service providers and ‘drag and drop’ provides added efficiency
  • Online Appointments – third party integration to allow your patients to book online
  • Transport modules - stay up to date with patient and staff movements. Transport can be booked manually for individual patients or automatically when an appointment is booked
  • SMS capability - increase clinic attendance by sending individual or batched SMS’s to an entire group. Selection criteria and message content can be customised for purpose, and statistics can be collected on messages sent and their progress.