Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS) initial role out of the integrated electronic medical record (ieMR) commenced in March 2015. Over a series of releases, the applications functionality has increased, with the latest release, Advanced Release (R4) in July 2019.

Some of the modules available are;

  • MARS – Medication
  • SurgiNet
  • Electronic Scheduling Management (ESM)
  • FirstNet
  • Maternity Solution
  • FetaLink (including CTG device integration)
  • Community Health Solution
  • Renal Haemodialysis
  • Powerchart ECG with ECG integration (in Cardiac Investigation Unit only)
  • Vital Sign Integration – Welch Allyn
  • Structured clinical notes (Care Delivery);
    • Care plans and care orders
    • Pathways
    • Interdisciplinary plans of care (iPOC)
    • Early warning tools for identification and management of deteriorating patients
    • Patient history, assessments, monitoring and observations and interventions
  • Orders Entry Results Reporting – Radiology and Pathology
  • 724 Access Downtime Viewer (DTV)

ieMR has been implemented across the following facilities within THHS:

  • Townsville University Hospital (TUH) campus
  • North Ward Campus
  • Kirwan Campus
  • Cambridge Street Campus
  • Renal Satellite Facilities including Home Hill and Palm Island (Release 3 sites – no electronic medications)
  • Rural sites within the Townsville Hospital and Health Service and Mt Isa Hospital access to Read-only format


Rebecca Rooney“The ieMR DIGITAL RELEASE implementation will support all midwives to give safe holistic care, closing the communication loop across interdisciplinary care, resulting in better outcomes for all mothers and babies in ourservice.”

Rebecca Rooney
Midwife, Maternity Services