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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 >>

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 >>