Digital Health Week NZ was held in Hamilton between 18th and 22nd of November 2019. It was organised by Health Informatics New Zealand (HiNZ) and featured delegates, 350 speakers, 17 events over five days.
The Ministry of Health delegation was led by Shayne Hunter, Deputy Director-General, Data and Digital and comprised of key members from his Directorate as well as a few members from across the Ministry. Dr David Clark, Minister of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General Ministry of Health and Shayne Hunter delivered keynote messages at the plenary session held on 18th November.
The Ministry had a booth to showcase Ministry Data and Digital activities with the highlight being the national Health Information Platform (nHIP). Nine speakers from the Data and Digital Directorate presented developments on critical topics of interest.
Shayne Hunter - Deputy Director-General, Data and Digital
Darren Douglass - Group Manager, Digital Strategy and Investment
Simon Ross - Manager, Data Governance
Peter Marks - Manager, Standards and Architecture
Eva Sundin - Manager, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
Esther Lim - Principal Analyst, National Collections and Reporting
Brenda Hynes - Sector Portfolio Manager, Digital Portfolio Team
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- HiMSS digital maturity assessments in NZ (PDF, 1 MB)
Daniel Thomson - Sector Integration Lead, National Digital Services
David Metcalfe - IT Security Manager, Digital Strategy and Investment