eHealthNews 2 August


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2 August 2018

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Canterbury builds paper-light hospitals

Two new buildings due to open this year are digital ready and not designed to carry the weight of patient paper files.


Midland clinical portal update

The five Midland DHBs have worked together to move towards a region-wide digital system for patient records using Orion Health’s Clinical Portal product.


Waitemata DHB uses QlikSense

The business intelligence tool links clinical pathway protocols with patient data sets to see how well clinicians are adhering to the pathway.


Doctors concerned about ‘TripAdvisor of healthcare’ New Zealand launch

Doctors are raising concerns about the lack of checks and balances in a new online platform that allows consumers to review and rate healthcare providers.


Mobile health round-up - August

A monthly round-up of new apps and mobile services relevant to New Zealand health consumers.



Canterbury goes digital

Canterbury DHB is in the midst of upheaval as it works to electronically move data and processes online and prepares to physically move people and hardware into new buildings. eHealthNews editor Rebecca McBeth looks at how far they have come and where to next.



Health is a digital laggard – a diagnosis and treatment plan

Guest column by digital economy consultant Ernie Newman

A shared national vision is needed to change a broken health system designed for past centuries into a customer service-oriented one that draws on the technology of the digital era.


Cybersecurity a priority for the Ministry

Digital Vision: A regular column by Ann-Marie Cavanagh

Reports of high numbers of cyberattacks can be alarming, but the issue is not the number of attacks blocked but whether systems fail to prevent them becoming breaches.


Only matter of time before someone is damaged in cyberattack

NZHIT guest column by Chris New

Cybersecurity is every health practitioner’s responsibility – otherwise the health sector is at risk of playing catch-up and falling a step behind the cyber criminals.



Australian hospital to use Philips’ next-generation EMR solution with advanced clinical analytics

Canterbury DHB sets new target for SI PICS roll-out

Canterbury DHB issues tenders for hybrid cloud transformation services

Allied Health finalists in IT awards

New CEO for Counties Manukau DHB


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