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NZ’s Largest Digital Health Event Announced

Monday, 20 May 2019, 10:40 am | HINZ

New Zealand’s largest digital health event is the key feature of a newly-named Digital Health Week NZ. More >>

Chief clinical information officer appointed for three DHBs

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 12:11 pm | eHealthNews.nz

A chief clinical information officer has been appointed to provide clinical input and oversight of health IT projects at Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa DHBs. More >>

Midland regional e-prescribing system to prevent harm

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:09 am | eHealthNews.nz

The five Midland region DHBs are planning to implement a regional electronic prescribing and administration system to prevent medication errors harming patients. More >>

Government-funded study assessing iMOKO

Friday, 22 February 2019, 11:25 am | eHealthNews.nz

An independent study funded by the Ministry of Health and ACC is evaluating the use of virtual health service iMOKO for efficiency and efficacy. More >>

Early adopters work to standardise allied health data

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 1:36 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Three early adopter sites are working to implement the Allied Health data set standard for DHBs. More >>

DHBs develop national Electronic Oral Health Record

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 12:20 pm | eHealthNews.nz

An implementation plan for a nationally consistent Electronic Oral Health Record will be presented to the country’s 20 DHB chief executives by the middle of this year. More >>

DHBs leveraging cloud for clinical and non-clinical data

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 3:28 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Seventeen of New Zealand’s district health boards are hosting some of their clinical and non-clinical data offsite using cloud services. More >>

HiNZ presentations cover interesting array of topics

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 1:22 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Digital transformation Healthcare Holdings head of digital health Lloyd McCann told HiNZ 2018 attendees that the single biggest driver for change in the health systems is patients, who are becoming more powerful because of their access to information ... More >>

Digital health awards presented at HiNZ 2018

Monday, 26 November 2018, 11:13 am | eHealthNews.nz

Four prestigious digital health awards were presented to excited winners at the HiNZ 2018 Conference in Wellington on 21 November. More >>

Canterbury transfers one million patient records to SI PICS

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:08 pm | eHealthNews.nz

More than one million patient records have been transferred to Canterbury DHB’s new patient management and administration system, the South Island Patient Information Care System. SI PICS went live across CDHB on 6 October. Provided by Orion Health, ... More >>

Digital mental health tool trialled at three DHBs

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 3:25 pm | eHealthNews.nz

A digital self-management tool for New Zealanders living with schizophrenia is being trialled at three district health boards. More >>

MercyAscot to leverage benefits of cloud for clinical data

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 2:16 pm | eHealthNews.nz

MercyAscot’s new electronic medical record system will be hosted in the cloud, allowing the organisation to leverage tools such as machine learning and advanced analytics, says Healthcare Holdings head of digital health Lloyd McCann. More >>

New Zealand ready to reap benefits of full end-to-end EMRs

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 12:39 pm | eHealthNews.nz

New Zealand health providers have the skills and digital maturity to reap the benefits of full end-to-end electronic medical record systems, says Philips chief medical officer – EMR Dr Luiz Arnoldo Haertel. More >>

AI in health raises privacy concerns

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 12:20 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Health providers and consumers need to consider questions of privacy and confidentiality before using artificial intelligence to assist in healthcare, an Otago law expert says. More >>

NIHI develops chatbot to answer patient queries

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 1:35 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Researchers at the National Institute for Health Innovation are developing a chatbot to answer patients questions after surgery. The two-year Engagebot project is funded by a Health Research Council Explorer Grant, which support transformative research ... More >>

CXIO network gains ground in Australia

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:00 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Australia’s Chief X Information Officer Network has more than 160 members and a thriving online forum, the chief executive of the Health Informatics Society of Australia says. Louise Schaper will present at the 2018 HiNZ conference in Wellington on 21–23 ... More >>

National Screening Solution delays a “risk”

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 12:55 pm | eHealthNews.nz

The initial planning and design phase of the National Bowel Screening Programme IT system is running behind schedule with national roll-out planned for March 2019. A new independent review of the NBSP says the large-scale, complex IT project presents ... More >>

Technology platform ensures children get health checks

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 2:25 pm | eHealthNews.nz

The National Child Health Information Platform is being used to help locate vulnerable children and ensure they get appropriate health checks. More >>

Survey shows support for clinical informatics roles

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 12:01 pm | eHealthNews.nz

Health providers with chief information officers should also have a formal funded role for a lead clinician working within digital health, respondents to an eHealthNews.nz survey say. The survey had 94 responses and, of those, nearly 90 per cent said that ... More >>

Scotland focuses on clinical informatics leadership

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 11:16 am | HINZ

Dr Lesley Holdsworth is the nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals representative within the Scottish Government and will be presenting at HiNZ 2018 in Wellington this November on the allied health contribution to digital health and care in Scotland. More >>

 

 

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