Neurologist behind stroke risk app honoured

The AUT neurologist behind a stroke risk app translated into 14 languages took out this year’s Excellence in Stroke Award for Australasia.

This optical illusion helps diagnose autism

Researchers have developed an optical illusion that they say can help diagnose autism.

Saving skin: founding the world’s best dermatology website

DermNet NZ founder Dr Amanda Oakley goes beyond skin-deep to discuss her journey with the world’s most popular online resource for skin health. By Soumya Bhamidipati.

App launched to remind people to take medicine

A new app's been launched to remind people to take their medicine.

Allied Health team amongst IT Awards finalists

A Canterbury team working on an innovative IT solution for the allied health workforce is amongst the three finalists for this year’s Excellence in Digital Health award.

EduBits to take Dr Lance O’Sullivan’s iMOKO app to next level

A new partnership between Otago Polytechnic and Dr Lance O’Sullivan could help take O’Sullivan’s innovative digital health app iMOKO to the next level.

New interactive ‘dashboard’ not to be used to “rank” DHBs’ performance

Comparing district health boards’ performance in infection rates to community mental health care is possible in a new interactive online tool just launched by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.

The new eye tests have it

Groundbreaking new eye test technology developed by a recently capped PhD from the University of Auckland will make testing the eyesight of children easier and more accurate.

Clot-busting ‘telestroke’ service to be extended

Canterbury and Northland are looking to follow Wellington in offering an after-hours telehealth service proven to increase the number of stroke patients receiving clot-busting interventions.

Christchurch surgeons using 3D printers to save babies

Christchurch surgeons are using 3D printing to save babies' lives.
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