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MyRivr app connects vulnerable communities to services

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:36 pm |

An app that connects vulnerable communities to local health and social services plans to launch next month. More >>

Workshop focuses on Ministry’s digital maturity assessment

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 10:26 am |

Eight more DHBs will be assessed on their digital maturity using HIMSS Analytics maturity assessments, over the next 12 months. More >>

New award recognises clinical contribution to digital health

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 10:05 am |

The important contribution clinicians make to New Zealand’s digital health sector is being recognised with a new annual award. More >>

Resident Guide piloted at Wellington Hospital

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 9:52 am |

The six-month pilot beings in mid-August and involves all Resident Medical Officers at Wellington Hospital. More >>

Whanganui DHB live with e-task management

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 11:17 am |

Whanganui DHB has improved hospital handovers by implementing a mobile electronic task management solution for clinical staff. More >>

Data a key theme at Emerging Tech in Health 2019 conference

Monday, 27 May 2019, 11:19 am |

Data and its collection, storage, governance and use was a major theme of the Emerging Tech in Health conference 2019 in Christchurch: A summary of some of the key presentations. More >>

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 >>



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