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.

First ‘virtual consultation’ guidelines for Allied Health launched

A best practice telehealth guide for Allied Health clinicians on how and when to deliver care via ‘virtual consultations’ was launched this week at the sector’s annual conference.

GP visits change under money-saving model

A dramatic shake-up in the way patients visit their GP could spell the end of long waits and short consultations, as well as wasted healthcare.

New contract see Mobile Surgical Bus keep on trucking

A renewed contract will mean the country’s first and only mobile surgical bus will keep on trucking for another year.

New CPR app can turn bystanders into lifesavers

A new app to alert CPR-trained bystanders when someone is suffering a cardiac arrest is about to start saving lives in New Zealand.
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