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Digital Health Leadership Summit To Cap Off Momentous Year

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 11:53 am |

Health Informatics NZ is running a Digital Health Leadership Summit to facilitate collaboration and leadership in what has been a momentous year for data and digital health. The arrival of Covid-19 has led to a rapid transformation of the health and ... More >>

EhealthHealth Threat Intelligence Sharing Platform Launched

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 11:35 am |

The NZ Health Threat Intelligence Sharing Platform has been launched to help Kiwi health providers collaborate and respond to the increase in cyberattacks due to the Covid-19 pandemic. IT consultancy and security experts Medical IT Advisors created ... More >>

South Island Digital Hospitals – Free Webinar

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 2:36 pm |

No paper charts will be stored in Dunedin’s new digital hospital, which aims to be “paper lite” with a full digital health record. The Digital Blueprint for the new hospital envisions the use of autonomous guided vehicles, a pharmacy robot ... More >>

CiLN Media Release – 19 May 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 9:55 am |

Clinical informaticians are vital to ensuring the positive digital changes in the health system are sustained beyond the Covid-19 crisis. New Zealand’s Clinical Informatics Leadership Network , which has more than 360 members nationwide, has ... More >>

Giving thanks to our eHealth IT All Stars

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 11:40 am | is encouraging readers to show their appreciation for some of the unsung heroes of the health system’s response to Covid-19 – IT staff and teams. More >>

HiNZ Launches EHealthNews Live Webinar Series

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 5:15 pm |

Health Informatics New Zealand is launching a free webinar series to keep the digital health community connected during Covid-19. HiNZ chief executive Kim Mundell says there are significant transformations happening in the health system in response ... More >>

Canterbury Digitises Covid-19 Workflows

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 7:23 am |

Canterbury DHB has accelerated the roll-out of its Cortex care coordination platform and developed new Covid-19 digital workflows. Key specialities involved in the Covid-19 response including ICU, infectious diseases, general medicine and respiratory, are ... More >>

Health Forum NZ Launched In Response To Covid-19

Friday, 17 April 2020, 2:26 pm |

Health Forum NZ is a platform for connecting up all health professionals in New Zealand, says its founder Nathan Kershaw. Kershaw launched the forum on 16 March 2020 and it has since attracted more than 1200 members from across the health workforce. ... More >>

Covid-19 Digital Response – Secondary Care

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 12:01 pm | introduces a regular round-up of news from health providers across New Zealand on how they are using data and digital services to provide care and support patients and staff during the Covid-19 outbreak. MidCentral DHB MidCentral DHB is ... More >>

Data And Digital Key To Coronavirus Response

Monday, 16 March 2020, 10:40 am |

The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to rapidly deploy digital and data solutions into the health sector, experts say. Digital technologies can be used to monitor and treat people at home, allow medical staff to work remotely and slow the spread ... More >>

Health Digital Identity Work Progresses

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 1:14 pm |

A Ministry of Health working group has developed a draft Health and disability sector – Person digital identification framework. The Ministry's health digital identity technical working group has spent the past 18 months creating the framework and will ... More >>

Cardboard village to give vision of healthy future

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 8:38 pm |

Visitors to Digital Health Week NZ 2019 will experience a smart home and health clinic of the future as they make their way through a cardboard village created specifically for the event. More >>

Digital health taken to the extreme

Friday, 25 October 2019, 2:02 pm |

Lessons learned from delivering digital health services to one of the most remote and extreme environments on the planet will be shared by keynote speaker Jeff Ayton during Digital Health Week NZ next month. More >>

Voting open for Clinical Informatics Leadership Award

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 12:04 pm |

The three finalists for the 2019 award are; David Ryan, IS clinical change manager, Waitematā DHB; Rebecca George , clinical lead allied health informatics Canterbury DHB; and Robyn Whittaker, associate professor at the National Institute for Health ... More >>

Behaviour change key to digital transformation

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:42 am |

Behavioural change techniques can be used on both providers and consumers of care to drive transformation in the system, digital strategist Rachel de Sain says. More >>

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 >>