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Ministry of Health stories

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The Telehealth service success born during COVID-19
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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Reach Aotearoa needed a partner that could implement this solution in a short time span and hire a workforce large enough to run it comfortably.
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Budget boost promises better cybersecurity for our health system
Mon, 28th Mar 2022
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New Zealand's Ministry of Health has pledged $75.7 million to upgrade cybersecurity throughout the health system.
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Auckland-based firm MATTR to develop My Vaccine Pass for MoH
Mon, 8th Nov 2021
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New Zealand's Ministry of Health has selected Auckland-based MATTR to build its My Vaccine Pass system, as vaccine passes become mandatory worldwide.
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Ministry of Health trials wearable devices to help detect COVID-19
Mon, 19th Apr 2021
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Ministry of Health trials wearable devices at border to detect COVID-19. App, Elarm, monitors heart rate and notifies users of early physiological changes.
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Ministry of Health successfully completes COVID-19 tracing technology trial
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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New Zealand has successfully completed a trial of Bluetooth contact tracing technology as part of its COVID-19 response.
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Expert urges NZ to begin health system’s digital upgrade
Tue, 19th May 2020
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The chief executive of NZHIT says the Government should release a report that will kickstart the digital transformation of NZ’s health services.
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How healthcare can prepare for My Health Record roll-out - Proofpoint
Mon, 21st Jan 2019
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Australia’s healthcare sector is the continent’s biggest cybercrime target, according to a July report from the Australian Information Commissioner.
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Compass Health deploys BlackBerry endpoint management for mobile security
Wed, 22nd Aug 2018
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Compass Health, in operation since 1995, has 60 general practice teams and a number of other healthcare providers in its jurisdiction.
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Is snacking in front of the telly bad for Kiwi kids?
Fri, 2nd Feb 2018
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Growing dependence on digital devices and social media could be having a negative impact on Kiwi waistlines according to the Ministry of Health.
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Steady growth for Microsoft NZ as revenue cracks $100m mark
Mon, 6th Mar 2017
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Microsoft is seeing continued strong growth out of the Kiwi market, with Microsoft NZ recording solid revenue and profit increases.
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Digital detox: Cantabrians encouraged to disconnect
Wed, 21st Sep 2016
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Canterbury residents urged to take a break from digital overload as New Zealand's first city-wide digital detox programme launches.
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Microsoft cloud’s MoH deal will ‘provide burgeoning opportunity’ for market
Mon, 11th Jul 2016
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Microsoft Trusted Public Cloud services has been chosen by the Ministry of Health to advance New Zealand's electronic health service systems.
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Ministry of Health data breach 'inexcusable'
Mon, 5th Oct 2015
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Labour is slamming a recent privacy breach that has seen the unauthorised release of confidential birth and death details of over 24,000 people.
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IBM to take Ministry of Health on cloud journey
Wed, 13th May 2015
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The IBM cloud service is to meet the Ministry’s all-of-government requirements to operate an onshore Infrastructure as a Service model.
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Screen overload: screen time affecting kids' health
Mon, 9th Feb 2015
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Experts urge action as screen time surges, impacting children's health and development in NZ, with calls for formal education guidelines.
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Health Minister Coleman sends 'please explain' to lower North Island DHBs after Aotea quits tender
Thu, 5th Feb 2015
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Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has asked the three lower North Island district health boards seeking to merge their pathology lab testing for an.
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School WiFi passes safety tests
Fri, 21st Mar 2014
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WiFi in schools does not post a health risk to children or staff says a Ministry of Health report welcomed by Jo Goodhew, Associate Minister of Health.
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IBM comes to the aid of NZ healthcare providers
Mon, 2nd Sep 2013
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IBM's Health Identity Programme revolutionises NZ healthcare by streamlining patient records, enhancing safety and care coordination.