David Meates, Chief Executive of the Canterbury District Health Board, Dr John Garrett, Chair of the NZ Telehealth Forum and Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman.
(L-R) David Meates, Chief Executive of the Canterbury District Health Board, Dr John Garrett, Chair of the NZ Telehealth Forum and Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman.

Telehealth Resource Centre website launch

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has launched the New Zealand Telehealth Resource Centre website, a new online resource which will help encourage the uptake of telehealth by health professionals across the country.

Find out more about the launch | Visit the Telehealth Resource Centre website


New Zealand to host medical language conference

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) has voted to accept New Zealand’s proposal to host its conference at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington on 23–28 October 2016.


Patient portal implementation guide

The National Health IT Board and the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners have produced a joint guide to assist general practices with introducing a patient portal.


Patient portal stories

  • The family of a Gisborne patient needing emergency care while in Auckland was able to log into their Patient Portal to access vital information for the clinicians - Read more
     
  • 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

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