Putting patients first by reducing administrative tasks

A cloud-based clinical portal with features that save specialist clinics 3.2 hours per IBD patient a year so there's more time for patient care.

PBS Authority Administration Services

SAVE 40 MINS PER IBD PATIENT p.a.

Reduces administrative costs and improves clinic efficiency by managing the cumbersome PBS approval process.  PRODA numbers are delegated by specialists to process their approvals through HPOS and track submissions on behalf of clinics. Includes

  • PBS application form submission via QR code upload

  • Faster submission with fields populated on your behalf

  • PBS application process managed by medCompanion's registered nurse team

  • Clinics and patients notified when applications approved 

  • All applications stored in medCompanion under the patient record

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Patient  Support Program

SAVE 15 MINS PER IBD PATIENT p.a.

medCompanion automatically registers patients for the relevant patient support program after the prescribing decision has been approved to support patients in their treatment journey.

Medication
Delivery

SAVE 100 MINS PER IBD PATIENT p.a

Medication delivery options via medCompanion are fast, convenient and safe - perfect for immuno-compromised patients. Options include

  • Home delivery of biologic medication at no extra cost

  • Scripts distributed to the pharmacy or hospital

  • Script repeats delivered on time with SMS reminders

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Script Management

SAVE 20 MINS PER IBD PATIENT p.a

When PBS authority applications are processed via medCompanion, patients are automatically placed on the script reminder program.  These reminders help reduce last minute clinic appointments for script repeats and ensure patients have completed any necessary pathology tests etc prior to seeing their doctor. Features include:

  • Automatic script expiry reminders for clinic staff and patients via SMS and email

  • Prompts for patients to book an appointment in time

  • Approved patient scripts sent to nominated pharmacies or hospitals

  • Sign up patients to in-home IV care

Patient App

SAVE 25 MINS PER IBD PATIENT p.a.

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Bowel Prep Reminder Program 

ADD. TIME SAVINGS AVAILABLE

Designed by leading gastroenterologists to increase colonoscopy success rates by providing timely information and reminders to patients so they arrive optimally prepared. Features include:

  • Diet variations​ including white and split diets

  • 9 different languages including Spanish, Greek and Chinese

  • Customised clinic messaging 

  • Management dashboard to provides clinic staff with a view of all bowel prep procedures and reminder statistics

  • Bulk upload of patient lists

  • Compliance with Australian Clinical Care Standards for colonoscopies

PBS Code Finder

ADD. TIME SAVINGS AVAILABLE

The online tool  facilitates the lookup of authority codes by instantaneously providing streamline codes and PBS item codes based on drugs, indications, treatment phase and formulation to expedite clinic processes. Updated monthly as new PBS data becomes available.

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