Collaborative Solutions eHealth Event - Macquarie Health Corporation
Dr Thomas R Wenkart
Macquarie Health Corporation
Macquarie Hospital Services
Independent Private Hospitals of Australia
Currently, Macquarie Health Corporation has 12
hospitals in NSW (9 hospitals) and Victoria (3
NSW Hospitals: Delmar, Eastern Suburbs, Manly
Waters, President Private, Minchinbury, Sydney
Private, Holroyd, Longueville, NSW Eye Centre, PAPH
Over 60 years in the Health Care space
Contact: Dr T. Wenkart – (02) 9692 7921
MHC has 9 hospitals and wishes to solve the
1. Electronic archiving of medical records and online
2. E-referral direct from the surgeons to our hospitals
3. Electronic bed side monitoring (nurses notes)
4. Electronic discharge summary back to referring GP
Macquarie currently has a web based patient pre-
The surgical component of the pre-admission
process is currently paper based.
An electronic E-referral system would facilitate more
a efficient pre-admission process including theatre
This includes nursing notes and other bedside
monitoring parameters such as temperature, BP etc.
Macquarie hospitals currently do this on paper which
contributes to the size of the patient medical record.
An electronic system capable of capturing this data
and running on modern tablet devices would be
Currently discharge summaries are given to the
patient when they leave the hospital to take to their
The referring and admitting doctors are both
captured during by the admission software.
The process would be much improved if the
discharge summary could be created in electronic
format and securely sent to the relevant providers.