Above photo: The registration counter of the Bloodbank@HSA located in Outram, Singapore. Credit: HSA

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA), a statutory board under the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Singapore, said in a statement on March 15 that one of its vendors, Secur Solutions Group Pte Ltd (SSG), had failed to properly secure a HSA database against access over the Internet.

Northland and Auckland DHBs are part of the Northern Region DHBs, which also includes Waitemata and Counties Manukau DHBs. The two latter DHBs had successfully implemented Orion Health’s clinical record viewing software Clinical Portal 8 in 2018.