Rebecca McBeth

Rebecca McBeth is the Editor of eHealthNews.nz.

The district health board map of New Zealand. Credit: Ministry of Health NZ.

By Rebecca McBeth 10:15 pm December 10, 2018
A national group is being formed to start work on linking the country’s four regional clinical portals, with approval from the district health boards’ (DHBs) chief information officers.
By Rebecca McBeth 08:54 pm December 05, 2018
17 of New Zealand’s district health boards (DHBs) are hosting some of their clinical and non-clinical data offsite using cloud services.

Photo via TKariotis on Twitter.

By Rebecca McBeth 12:17 am November 27, 2018
New Zealand’s Northern Region simulated a major cyberattack on its health system, saying it is a case of “when, not if” an attack will eventually occur.

An artist's impression of a new Dunedin Hospital. Photo: New Dunedin Hospital

By Rebecca McBeth 11:23 pm November 18, 2018
Dunedin, the second largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the principal city of the Otago region, is currently making plans for a new digital hospital.

Photo: Bay of Islands Hospital clinical team members and Broadway Health Kaikohe GP Justine Woodcock (left) liaising with intensive care specialists and a paediatrician at Whangarei Hospital via Zoom. Credit: eHealthNews.nz

By Rebecca McBeth 10:24 pm November 13, 2018
The four Northern Region district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand have started rolling out a cloud-based telehealth service. Northland, Waitemata, Auckland and Counties Manukau DHBs have developed the new service in close collaboration with their clinical teams.

Above image: A hospital under the MidCentral District Health Board in New Zealand. Credit: MidCentral District Health Board's Facebook page.

By Rebecca McBeth 12:08 am October 30, 2018
The Ministry of Health (MoH) of New Zealand has chosen MidCentral and Southern District Health Boards (DHBs) as pilot sites for implementing digital maturity assessments.

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