Home / About us
The National Health IT Board aims to:
- provide leadership across the New Zealand health and disability sector for IT investments that offer patient safety and value for money
- build relationships while progressing critical foundation investments to support an improved health information model, and support future healthcare delivery models
- set a direction for the appropriate and effective use of personal health information.
The National Health IT Board reports as an advisory board directly to the Director General of Health.
In this section
- To achieve high quality health care and improve patient safety by 2014, New Zealanders will have a core set of personal health information available electronically to them and their treatment providers regardless of the setting as they access health services. – Read more
- Clinician's Corner - December 2015 eHealth Clinical Lead - Dr Sadhana Maraj – Read more
- Connected Health refers to the IT systems and environments that securely share health information. – Read more
- Two key responsibilities of the IT Health Board are to review investment decisions and administer primary health care IT grants. – Read more
- Terms of reference for the National Health IT Board. – Read more
- The report highlighted that leadership of health IT must be strengthened within the context of improving the overall performance of the health system. – Read more