We’re thrilled to have won our category, Visa Best Solution for the Public Good, at the 2020 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. Our work on nzRISK, a freely available surgical risk calculator, was recognised for being one of the first applications of machine learning in health in New Zealand.
Precision Driven Health wins at the 2020 Hi-Tech Awards
We are an ambitious data science research initiative based in New Zealand. Our partnership unites health providers with universities and our health IT sector to create health and commercial opportunities for New Zealanders.
Precision Driven Health was created to provide world-leading research into the emerging area of precision health. This involves applying new data science techniques to understanding the massive volume of data on an individual that it being captured by health information systems, consumer devices, social networks, genetic testing and other sources.
Our founding partners are Orion Health, the University of Auckland, and Waitemata District Health Board, with funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Partnerships scheme.
We also partner with organisations for specific research endeavours, including Vensa Health, Cure Kids, and the NZ Health Research Council. Talk with us about how we can collaborate to use data science to achieve health care outcomes.
Our work seeks to personalise health by integrating new data sources, developing predictive models, optimise decision making and empower people with new tools.