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SimpliVity extends healthcare play to help consolidate data centres and improve data protection
“All data centre functions are mission-critical in a healthcare environment."
Mike Smith returns to IBM following 17 years in the ICT industry
“I can see huge opportunities for IBM to bring global technology and expertise to solve real problems for New Zealanders.”
Cyber attacks: A growing risk for healthcare professionals
Why is the healthcare industry becoming such a popular target for hackers and data thieves? To put it simply, the answer is in the data.
Online health portals prove popular in New Zealand
Nearly a quarter of a million New Zealanders are now using a patient portal to access their health information.
OEMs in danger of 'failing' healthcare by ignoring medical device security, research finds
Healthcare cybersecurity spending is expected to reach $5.5 billion by 2016. However, only $390 million of that will help secure medical devices.
Step away from the screen: Survey finds Kiwis' eye strain is a huge problem
New findings show eye strain is a bigger problem than ever in NZ, and optometrists are urging us to step away from our screens, or use protection.
Whānau Tahi strengthens IT play with health IT acquisition
Whānau Tahi is strengthening its IT play, confirming its acquisition of health IT specialist firm SimplHealth.
Jupl announced as new name & global evolution of Vigil Monitoring
Effective immediately, Jupl is the new name and a new course of evolution for Vigil Monitoring, the company announced today.
Cloudera Enterprise inks international IMS Health contract
Global information and technology services firm IMS Health as selected Cloudera to support its Big Data Factory for life sciences and healthcare.
Smokefree campaign uses text to help smokers quit
Te Tai Tokerau PHO is helping GPs who will help Northland patients become smokefree. The system will use text messages to deliver vital health info.
Looking at Health IT: When integration isn’t enough
"Technology has been adopted but business processes & practices, related to information governance and the value and priority of data, have not been."
Swift growth expected in healthcare cyber security market
The Asia Pacific healthcare cyber security market is expected to grow swiftly due to the rapid enhancements in the healthcare sector.
Hospitals enhance staff productivity with new clinical smartphone
Honeywell recently launched a new clinical mobile device that connects hospital staff to the digital resources they need.
Waikato DHB health service coming to mobile devices
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) has designed a new app that allows patients to communicate with their doctor via their mobile device.
WA Govt teams with Readify for emergency room app
"Innovation doesn’t have to mean expensive, long term, big bang projects.”
Kiwis sit a lot, according to Fitbit data
Kiwis are high on the list when it comes to sitting time, with new research from Fitbit showing we’re only behind the US and China with sitting times.
Accelerator programme looking for Kiwi health tech start ups
Start ups focused on health technologies are being asked to put their hands up for support bringing their innovations to market.
NZ healthcare sector going mobile
“We could see that we had a problem in the way that we gathered data, and how this was stretching our staff, so decided to go mobile with AMS."
How technology saved my husband's life
There were times that I thought technology was taking over our lives and not always in a positive way - until it saved my husband's life.
Health IT services market is holding pattern, research finds
"Strategic acquisitions by Cerner and Cognizant have passed their one-year purchase anniversaries and the inorganic impact has begun to diminish."
Aruba eyes Australian healthcare market on back of new deals
Aruba is eyeing up the Australian healthcare market as organisations seek networking options to better support patients, staff and monitoring devices.
Tenable Network Security vendor of choice for Healthdirect Australia
“After making the strategic decision to move our infrastructure into an AWS cloud environment, we needed to partner with a security provider."
Digital health: South Island electronic referrals hit one million
"The eReferrals system enables a faster, smoother and more accurate transfer of patient information."
Personal health will look completely different by 2020
"The adoption of health monitoring devices will nearly treble by 2020, exceeding 70 million worldwide, up from an estimated 26 million this year."