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Clinical Informatics Leadership Award 2020 Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 11:05 am |

Voting is open to select the winner of the 2020 Clinical Informatics Leadership Award. The three finalists are; Karen Blake , head of clinical informatics, healthAlliance; Victoria Brevoort , clinical systems manager, Ryman Healthcare; and Lara Hopley , ... More >>

Massive Rise In Use Of Telehealth At DHBs

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 4:54 pm |

New Zealand’s DHBs delivered around 32,000 telehealth consultations to patients a week in April, during the nationwide lockdown. An investigation reveals the significant impact the arrival of Covid-19 has had on the use of telehealth ... More >>

CyberShield Protects Health Organisations From Increasing Cyberattacks

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 4:07 pm |

Medical IT Advisors’ cybersecurity service, CyberShield , has been launched to protect healthcare organisations against the rising number of cyberattacks and is being offered free for the first four months. Medical IT Advisors director Faustin ... More >>

Roadmap To Accelerate Shift To Interoperable Digital Health System

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 4:05 pm |

A new Interoperability roadmap outlines how to accelerate the shift to a, “fully interoperable digital health ecosystem that enriches the experience for consumers and the health and disability workforce through better connectedness and use of information”. ... More >>

Pandemic Prompts Thousands To Use EMental Health Tools

Friday, 21 August 2020, 2:27 pm |

Thousands of Kiwis are using eMental Health tools to deal with stress, anxiety and other issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic. A range of eMental health support was rolled out across New Zealand after the first Covid-19 outbreak, with Ministry ... More >>

Politicians Must Provide Vision For Digital Health

Monday, 10 August 2020, 2:05 pm |

Election season is upon us and regardless of our own political persuasions we must use this election season to make sure candidates and parties are well aware of the needs of our sector and have a vision for doing what’s needed so that New Zealanders ... More >>

Pandemic Progresses Digital Identity Work

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 12:10 pm |

The Covid-19 response has progressed work on digital identity in health despite the pandemic delaying approval of the national Health Information Platform, the deputy-director data and digital says. Speaking at an NZ Health IT event on 28 July in Auckland, ... More >> Live Free Webinar Series Hits The Mark

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 2:41 pm |

Webcasts and video presentations from the <a href="" target="_blank"> Live Webinar series</a> have been viewed nearly 2,500 times live and on demand by people with an interest ... More >>

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 >>