Healthlink is a national electronic communications project funded by the Health Service Executive.
HealthlinkOnline is a web-based application which allows the secure transfer of patient information between primary and secondary care.
The range of messages sent by MMUH include
- Lab Results
- Radiology Reports
- Discharge Summaries
- Death Notifications
- OPD Updates
- A&E Attendances
The two-way communication capabilities also allow GPs to send information into the hospital.
Healthlink have also developed electronic referral forms which are in use in several departments in the hospital. The service is essentially a referral/response service between GPs and Consultants.A number of forms are currently available:
- Breast Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Prostate Cancer (developed in association with the National Cancer Control Program)
Healthlink services are free of charge to all GP practices.
Support is available from 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.
For further information or to apply for a Healthlink account visit www.healthlink.ie
The National Healthlink Project,
58 Eccles Street,