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: November 2018

Key points to note this month:

  • The Director General of Health has approved a waiver under the medicines regulations to allow NZePS e-Scripts to not be signed if certain conditions are met;
  • Use of the new Death Documents has nearly doubled with over 900 clinicians across the country registered and almost 2000 Medical Certificates of Cause of Death completed online to date;
  • The rollout of access for women to view their summary maternity information is complete in Christchurch and begins in Dannevirke (Central region), in December 2018
  • The National Child Health Information Platform is used in the Midlands region at Waikato, Taranaki and Tairawhiti DHBs and a Business Case has been approved for roll out in Auckland, Waitemata and Northland DHBs.


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