Category: Media release

PDH announces sponsorship of Hack Aotearoa 2020

Precision Driven Health (PDH) is excited to return in 2020 as a major partner for Hack Aotearoa.  Building on the success of the 2019 conference – the first of its kind in New Zealand – Hack Aotearoa 2020 continues to innovate and will include a health datathon in addition to the main Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare conference.  …

Precision Driven Health partners with MoleMap in AI project to improve skin cancer detection

Precision Driven Health (PDH), New Zealand’s leading health data research initiative, has today announced it is working with MoleMap on its use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve the early detection of skin cancer. PDH Chief Executive Dr Kevin Ross says the $2 million research project will enhance the AI algorithm that MoleMap has developed …

AI in Health Report Launched

Precision Driven Health has partnered with the AI Forum to produce a research report, AI for Health in New Zealand / Hauoro i te Atamai Iahiko. Read more and access the report below. New Zealand’s district health boards are facing a $500 million annual deficit but artificial intelligence (AI) could annually contribute more than $700 …

PDH and HRC Announce Postdoctoral Fellowship Recipient in Data-Driven Precision Health

Precision Driven Health (PDH) and the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) are thrilled to award their first joint Postdoctoral Fellowship to Dr Rosie Dobson from the University of Auckland. Her 24-month programme of research will focus on enabling self-care through personalised mHealth, an area of precision health that involves analysing data collected by …

PDH supports the Hack Aotearoa conference

PDH is delighted to be a part of the upcoming Hack Aotearoa conference. A recent press release introduced the event: Hack Aotearoa has announced the first New Zealand artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare conference. Hosted by University of Auckland School of Medical and Health Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Critical Data, the two-day …

Precision Driven Health Partners with Navilluso Medical to Further Improve Access to Health Services for Kiwi Children

Precision Driven Health (PDH), a public-private research partnership founded by Orion Health, the University of Auckland and Waitemata DHB, is today announcing its partnership with Navilluso Medical Ltd, an innovative healthcare organisation that is focused on increasing quality, cost and equity of access to health services for all New Zealanders. Founded by Dr Lance O’Sullivan, …

Data Analysis Saves Lives

Albert Einstein died from it, and a Mr R on Auckland’s North Shore might well have too if it hadn’t been for an innovative data analysis project conducted by Precision Driven Health – a collaboration between Orion Health, Waitemata District Health Board and Auckland University. Mr R was one of around 800 men and women …

Precision Driven Health named as a finalist in the NZ Innovation Awards 2017

Precision Driven Health (PDH) is a seven-year NZ$38m research partnership aimed at improving health outcomes through data science. The partnership centres around the international movement towards precision medicine, the growing body of international research that is identifying and enabling the capture and analysis of the big data that will facilitate healthcare to be tailored to …

Interactive Growth Chart Being Developed for Kiwi Children

An interactive growth chart for babies and young children is being developed in a bid to help tackle childhood obesity in New Zealand.   Research initiative Precision Driven Health has combined with leading child health research funder Cure Kids and the National Science Challenge A Better Start to develop and trial an interactive child growth chart. At …

Growth Charts for NZ Children to Undergo Mobile Makeover

A novel interactive growth chart for babies and young children is being developed in a bid to help tackle childhood obesity in New Zealand. Research initiative Precision Driven Health has combined with leading child health research funder Cure Kids and the National Science Challenge A Better Start to develop and trial an interactive child growth chart. At …