Patient portal apps

Apps that enable New Zealanders to access local online health services through patient portals.

Patient portals are secure online sites, provided by GPs, where you can access your health information and interact with your general practice. As of June 2019, more than 893,946 Kiwis were using patient portals and they were offered in 632 general practices.

Apps Description
Connectmed


ConnectMed is a website that you can access through your mobile device. It allows you to book appointments with your doctor online, request prescriptions and access some other features through its patient portal. Read more about ConnectMed

Available from website; no app available

Health 365

Health 365 is a website that you can access through your mobile device. It allows you to do things such as access your lab results, book appointments and request repeat prescriptions. Not all features are automatically enabled. Each GP practice chooses what features to enable. Read more about Health 365.

Available from website; no app available
ManageMyHealth app An app for New Zealanders to access the ManageMyHealth patient portal to do things like view your lab results, book appointments and request repeat prescriptions. Not all features are automatically enabled. Each GP practice chooses what features to enable. Read more about ManageMyHealth app.

App available:  Google Play      App Store    Microsoft
MyIndici app

The MyIndici app allows you to book appointments, request repeat prescriptions, view your lab results and communicate with your healthcare professional. Not all features are automatically enabled. Each GP practice chooses what features to enable. Read more about my MyIndici app.

App available:  Google Play   App Store
Vensa

Vensa is a website that you can access through your mobile device. It allows you to book appointments with your doctor or nurse online and request and pay for repeat prescriptions online. Read more about Vensa.

Available from website; no app available

References

  1. Jessica L. Baldwin a, b, Hardeep Singh a, b, Dean F. Sittig c, et al. Patient portals and health apps: Pitfalls, promises, and what one might learn from the other. Healthcare 2017, 5(3): 81-85
  2. Bengisu Tulu PhD a, John Trudel MD b, Diane M, et al. Patient Portals: An Underused Resource for Improving Patient Engagement. Chest 2016, 49 (1): 272-277

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Credits: Editorial team. Last reviewed: 02 Mar 2018