Rebecca McBeth

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By Rebecca McBeth 03:52 am September 13, 2019
The benefit of the shared care plan is that a patient’s care plans will be consistent if they move within the region, and new clinicians involved in that patient’s care can view and edit the plans.
By Rebecca McBeth 09:00 am August 26, 2019
Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has developed a Digital Academy to train its clinical IT leaders of the future.

Above photo: John Daniels, Global Vice President, HIMSS Analytics. 

By Rebecca McBeth 05:16 am August 13, 2019
Eight more district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand will be assessed on their digital maturity using HIMSS Analytics maturity assessments over the next 12 months.
By Rebecca McBeth 01:51 pm July 30, 2019
Counties Manukau Health/District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has gone live with electronic medication management in its emergency department, aged care facilities and medical wards.
By Rebecca McBeth 02:53 am July 17, 2019
Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is piloting the Resident Guide app for onboarding junior doctors.

Credit: Ryman Healthcare

By Rebecca McBeth 11:50 pm June 30, 2019
Aged-care provider Ryman Healthcare in New Zealand has built its own electronic care planning system that runs on 3,500 tablets deployed in residents’ rooms across its residential aged-care villages.
By Rebecca McBeth 03:50 am June 19, 2019
MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) has published one of New Zealand’s first district-wide digital health strategies.
By Rebecca McBeth 11:13 pm June 05, 2019
In New Zealand, fourteen percent of general practicioners with a portal are offering patients online access to their medical notes.

Ministry of Health deputy director data and digital Shayne Hunter speaking at Emerging Tech in Health 2019. Credit:

By Rebecca McBeth 05:43 am May 27, 2019
New Zealand’s Ministry of Health is going to Cabinet this June to get approval to develop a detailed business case for a national Health Information Platform.
By Rebecca McBeth 12:19 am May 13, 2019
New Zealand’s Ministry of Health will provide access to two core national systems - the National Health Index (NHI) and Health Practitioner Index (

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