IDEAL study: Our Partners

Sonic Healthcare

Hobart, Launceston and North West Pathology are members of the Sonic Healthcare group of practice’s, providing high quality pathology services to the Tasmanian community. Hobart, Launceston and North West Pathology have facilitated this research by providing staff resources and space to conduct the study in a pathology services environment and critical expertise during the development stage to enable effective reporting to GPs.

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Uscom Limited (UCM)

An Australian founded, ASX listed innovative medical technology company specialising in development and global marketing of premium non-invasive cardiovascular and pulmonary medical devices. Uscom has a mission to demonstrate leadership in science and create non-invasive devices that guide clinicians to improved clinical care and patient outcomes.

Address: Level 8, 66 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Telephone: +612 9247 4144

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National Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is committed to preventing heart disease and improving the heart health and quality of life of all Australians. We do this through our work in prevention, support and research.  

We take on the fight to end heart disease by funding world-leading research, supporting health professionals to prevent and treat these conditions. We also advocate for governments to change policy and increase funding for heart health. We’ve been doing this since 1959.


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Primary Health Tasmania (Tasmania PHN)

A non-government, not-for-profit organisation working to connect care and keep Tasmanians well and out of hospital.

Part of the Australian Government’s Primary Health Networks program, we promote and support a coordinated, primary care-focused health system delivering the right care in the right place at the right time by the right people.

We also commission community-based health services to address local health needs.


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The Department of Health

The Department of Health improves, promotes, protects and maintains the health, safety and wellbeing of Tasmanians through service planning, managing, procuring and delivering high quality health services.


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Healthcare Software Pty Ltd

Healthcare Software (HCS) is an Australian e-health company that specialises in the creation of innovative clinical software solutions that excel in meeting the real business needs of health practitioners. Founded by John Elkerton in 2005, HCS initially created the first software solution for clinical pharmacy. This has grown to be a multi-disciplinary clinical information system. It now offers a range of innovative software solutions for use in both acute care and community health settings.

HCS tools are used for the benefit of care providers within the hospital including pharmacists, doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. As well, it provides tool to support patients within the community through their GP, community pharmacists and aged care workers


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ANZ Alliance for Cardiovascular Trials (ANZACT) Network