Digital health

Digital health is the use of digital technologies and accessible data, and the associated cultural change it induces, to help New Zealanders manage their health and wellbeing and transform the nature of health care delivery.

NZ COVID Tracer app – The official Ministry of Health contact tracing app helps you keep a digital diary of the places you’ve been.

Hira – Supporting better, secure access to your health information

Read about Hira, the national health information platform, on the Te Whatu Ora website.

Digital Health Strategic Framework

The Ministry of Health has developed a Digital Health Strategic Framework to guide the use of digital technologies and data to support a strong and equitable public health and disability system. Read more.

Vision for health technology

The Vision for Health Technology outlines how we see technology shaping the way New Zealanders 'live well, stay well and get well' in 2026. Read more.

Digital health sector architecture, standards and governance

Health information standards, common technologies, secure IT systems and environments and information governance all support the delivery of our strategic objectives.

Health ICT investments

The Ministry is responsible for reviewing health ICT investments.

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