Monthly reports on digital health initiatives

The monthly reports provide updates on key digital health initiatives. The reports are compiled from information provided by Ministry business units and health sector stakeholders.

Latest report: June 2019

Key points to note this month:

  • General practices are making considerable progress in implementing the New Zealand ePrescription Service. The number of practices generating e-Scripts and practices being authorised to produce e-Scripts for controlled drugs has increased by more than 150 percent over the past year.  
  • Practices are also making great progress offering new digital services to patients. Over the past quarter, the number of practices offering patients access to clinical notes has increased by 25 percent; and the number of practices now able to offer video conference consults has increased by 70 percent.

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