20 September 2018

The procurement of the community care system signals a more cohesive approach to IT among the four DHBs in the region.

11 September 2018

The proposal is to split up Orion and sell Rhapsody and part of its population health management business to private equity firm Hg.

3 September 2018

NCHIP enables tracking of individual children to ensure all children have access to health providers and receive their health checks on time.

18 June 2018

Digital technology is required to build the sustainable future that the New Zealand Health Strategy calls for, while interoperability, architecture and standards are key to delivering it.

11 June 2018

The Index rates seven aspects of digital health technology and finds that New Zealand is doing better in some areas than others.

24 May 2018

A report by EY into Waikato DHB’s implementation of SmartHealth finds several problems with the roll-out and interoperability of the service.

15 March 2018

Standard set for DHBs to capture patient-related data

15 March 2018

International summit explores issues of data privacy, consent and ownership, and hears that leadership, clinical engagement and patient engagement are all needed for successful health digitisation.

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16 July 2018

The HiNZ strand of the ITx conference was held in Wellington on 12 July and covered a range of topics from value-based healthcare, to interoperability standards, emerging technologies and design-led thinking. 

30 July 2018

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.

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26 September 2018

NZHIT regular column by Kate Reid, Orion New Zealand general manager

Kate Reid explains how a successful programme drawing on multiple databases is helping make sure no children fall through the gaps when it comes to important health milestones.

28 August 2018

Digital Vision: A regular column by Ann-Marie Cavanagh, Ministry of Health

It is important to strike the right balance between access to information and constraints on information sharing, especially if we are seriously considering the creation of a national health information platform. 

28 August 2018

NZHIT guest column by John Ashley: Virtual health

NZHIT Virtual Health industry group chair John Ashley explores the barriers to telehealth nirvana – where using virtual healthcare is so common it seems mundane.

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