Find more information about iRAD:
- Medical Practice Information
- Emergency Department Information
- iRAD Clinician Resources
- iRAD Patient Resources
What is iRAD?
- iRAD (Integrated Real-Time Active Data) is innovative new software for clinicians.
- It enables critical patient data to be shared between hospitals, GPs and other healthcare providers. iRAD captures patient information entered into clinical software and exchanges it seamlessly across the healthcare continuum, including data within My Health Record
- Clinicians can save time, improve quality of care and make better clinical decisions by accessing accurate patient data in real-time.
Why use iRAD?
Better health outcomes
- Enhanced patient information for better clinical decisions.
- Improved patient safety - no longer relying on patients re-telling their story,
- Potential for clinical and medication errors is greatly reduced.
- Easier coordination of care.
Practical and easy-to-use
- Connects with Best Practice, Medical Director, My Health Record and other data sources.
- Quick and easy to record patient consent. Can be recorded by reception, nurse or GP.
- Single sign-on, no additional logins.
Practices utilising Best Practice or Medical Director software and who meet the following criteria may be eligible to be an iRAD location:
- Support local coordinated care programs
- My Health Record adoption
- Utilises Secure Messaging
- Committed to PHN Data Quality improvements
- Meet minimum software and hardware requirements
Note: iRAD does not work with Medical Director Helix.
Patient Consent Process (Please see below for translated versions)
iRAD utilises as an OPT-IN consent model for patient consent. A patient must provide a one-time consent at each iRAD location ensuring only their healthcarers and hospitals can view their information.
- For consented patients, acute care teams can view details recorded in General Practice medical records.
- iRAD provides a single, clear view of a patient’s key clinical information in real-time, from trusted health providers for better patient care
- iRAD enables patients to move through the system more quickly, with enhanced management and outcomes
- iRAD facilitates better quality and standardised data from GPs
- iRAD reduces the replication of patients test results – facilitating better patient safety and reducing the associated costs
- iRAD supports out-of-hours access to General Practice information
iRAD - Implementation Overview
iRAD - Clinician Brochure
iRAD - Quick Guide
iRAD - Patient Resources
Help inform your patients about iRAD and how it can benefit them.
iRAD - Patient Info Sheet
iRAD - Patient Brochure
iRAD - Patient Poster 1
iRAD - Patient Poster 2
iRAD - Translated Patient Resources
Our iRAD patient resources are available in a range of languages, including Arabic, Assyrian, Chinese and Vietnamese.
iRAD - Patient Information_Arabic
iRAD - Patient Information_Assyrian
iRAD - Patient Information_Chinese
iRAD - Patient Information_Vietnamese