Other digital health initiatives

Strategic initiatives to use technology to deliver better health outcomes for New Zealanders.

In this section

  • Health and disability sector organisations are being asked to move from using fax machines to modern and more secure methods of communication. Read more
  • Patient portals are secure online sites where patients can access their health information and interact with their general practice. Read more
  • Better data, better access, better sharing, better health and wellbeing Read more
  • The Sponsored Data initiative allows the public to access key health sector websites via mobile phone without incurring data use charges. Read more
  • The eMedicines Programme introduces electronic systems into hospitals and the community to support the safe use of medicines and to provide accurate, up-to-date information about people's medications at the point of care. Read more
  • Telehealth is the use of information and communication technologies to deliver health care when patients and care providers are not in the same physical location Read more
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