The Canning Data Extraction Tool (Also known as The Canning Tool) is a well-established product with a proven track record of more than ten years. It is a user-friendly, easy-to-install application used for extracting and analysing primary health care data.
The Canning Tool is owned by Arche Health Ltd.
The Canning Data Extraction Tool was first developed in Western Australia in 2005 by the Canning Division of General Practice. Divisions of General Practice were transitioned to Medicare Locals in 2011-2012 and the Canning Division transitioned to the Bentley-Armadale Medicare Local. The Canning Tool was originally a fee-for-licence product and was sold to 85 of 110 Divisions of General Practice around Australia.
Major Release - Version 5.6
The Canning Tool has recently been undergoing some significant changes. A major version (v6.0) has now been released for download and upgrade.
What does The Canning Tool do?
The Canning Tool assists you to effectively utilise your general practice/health service data for purposes of reporting and quality improvement intitiatives.
The tool extracts data from your clinical system, aggregates it into an assortment of pre-defined measures and presents it in the form of totals and/or percentages. This allows you to monitor your quality improvement initiatives, identify areas for improvement and access accurate data for reporting purposes.