Clinicians’ Challenge winner announced

A doctor who created an information system for emergency departments has won the 2014 Clinicians’ Challenge.  – Read more


Patient portal

Sheldon Ngatai, a member of the National IT Health Board’s Consumer Panel.Having 24/7 access to medical information is one of the best benefits of patient portals, says Sheldon Ngatai, a member of the National Health IT Board’s Consumer Panel – Read more


Patient kiosk will help ED waiting times

Thames Hospital is the first in New Zealand to trial a patient kiosk, an idea which won Clinical Director, and Telehealth Forum member, Dr Ruth Large a finalist position at the Clinicians Challenge in 2013. Ruth says winning the Challenge gave her the opportunity to work with a local company who did the design – ‘Great to know that this sort of thing is designed in NZ and in the same DHB where it will be trialled!’  – Read more

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