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


Paul Lane“Having the latest information accessible for off-site clinicians is instrumental in improving efficient & timely care for patients.”

Dr Paul Lane
Health & Wellbeing Service Group
Medical Director