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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 >>

NIHI develops chatbot to answer patient queries

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 1:35 pm |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Health providers with chief information officers should also have a formal funded role for a lead clinician working within digital health, respondents to an 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 >>

HiNZ speaker to detail Scotland’s approach to digital health

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 11:18 am | HINZ

Scotland plans to spend more of its health IT funding centrally as part of the implementation of its new Digital Health and Care Strategy, a HiNZ 2018 speaker says. More >>

Standards group looks to accelerate adoption of SNOMED

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 2:55 pm | HINZ

The Health Information Standards Organisation is repurposing its SNOMED implementation working group to become the SNOMED Adoption Accelerator NZ and is looking for new projects to support. More >>

Canterbury builds paper-light hospitals

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:17 am |

Two new hospital buildings due to open in Christchurch over the coming year have been designed not to take the usual weight of paper as patient files will be kept online. Canterbury District Health Board is opening a new digital-ready Outpatients ... More >>

Millions of documents uploaded to Midland clinical portal

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:14 am | HINZ

More than 2.3 million documents have been uploaded to the Midland Clinical Portal since it went live in August 2017. More >>

National Primary Care Data Service to go live next year

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 11:36 am | HINZ

A new National Primary Care Data Service will go live in 2019, GP leader Richard Medlicott has told a health IT conference. Medlicott, who is medical director of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, spoke at the HiNZ Health ... More >>

iMOKO proof of concept due to launch in July

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 3:16 pm | HINZ

More than 15,000 children will be involved in a proof-of-concept trial of the iMOKO app that enables teachers at participating kohanga, day-care centres and schools to securely send health information about students to a digital health team, who ... More >>

Orion Health sells Rhapsody division for $205 million

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 11:55 am |

Orion Health is selling its Rhapsody division to British investment company Hg for $205 million. Orion will then buy back a 25 per cent shareholding in the business for $28 million. The company says the sale will have no impact on its customers’ ... More >>



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