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The Pulse Newsletter – August 2019

Read the August issue of PDH’s quarterly newsletter, The Pulse. Precision Driven HealthPDH is New Zealand’s unique health data science research partnership. http://www.precisiondrivenhealth.com

Connecting with the health data science community in Spain

By Anna Spyker, Software Engineer Recently I attended the IEEE CBMS Conference in Cordoba, Spain to connect with other researchers, data scientists and clinicians and share the work we’ve been doing on interpretable machine learning. I felt an incredible sense of community at the conference. As it was a smaller conference, there was a lot …

Building a patient-centred health system

Conversations from the Emerging Tech in Health Symposium As part of Techweek this year, New Zealand’s digital health community came together at the Emerging Tech in Health Symposium in Christchurch. Dame Diane Robertson, head of the Data Futures Partnership spoke about the need to keep emphasising the principle of patients owning their data. It is …

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 …

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The Pulse Newsletter – May 2019

Read the May issue of PDH’s quarterly newsletter, The Pulse. Precision Driven HealthPDH is New Zealand’s unique health data science research partnership. http://www.precisiondrivenhealth.com

Precision Driven Health and NZ Health IT announce MoU

Precision Driven Health, a public-private research initiative and NZ Health IT (NZHIT), the peak body for NZ’s health IT industry sector, are pleased to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enable further collaboration and create innovative opportunities across New Zealand’s health IT sector. The MoU represents both organisations’ commitment to improving health by enabling …

Student projects important for exploring new ideas

This year’s Summer of Research student presentations were some of the best and most polished Precision Driven Health (PDH) has ever seen. Each summer, PDH funds a group of students to undertake 10-week research projects. This year’s group of 10 students met in early March to present their progress and results to PDH executives and …

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The Pulse Newsletter – January 2019

Read the January issue of PDH’s quarterly newsletter, The Pulse. Precision Driven HealthPDH is New Zealand’s unique health data science research partnership. http://www.precisiondrivenhealth.com

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 …

Adapting a Mobile App Development Framework for M-Health Solutions

Mobile health (mHealth) is the use of mobile devices, sensor devices, and wireless technologies in healthcare. There are many advantages and opportunities of using mHealth across all areas of healthcare. There are several use cases where mHealth can provide significant benefits for example – urgent care, wellness, medication tracking, appointments and access to electronic health …