Category: News

Lessons learned from developing a COVID-19 algorithm governance framework

The use of algorithms to potentially aid decision making was part of Aotearoa New Zealand’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with Te Pokapū Hātepe o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Algorithm Hub housing many of these algorithms. Now, an open access paper, Lessons learned from developing a COVID-19 algorithm governance framework in Aotearoa New Zealand, has …

Patients Like This: Share your views

Shared decision making in cancer carePart of the Patients Like This research project Research lead: Dr Karol Czuba We are looking for persons with cancer, or working with or affected by patients with cancer, to take part in a research study: Have you or someone in your whānau or family been diagnosed with breast or …

Programme Evaluation and Future Options

PDH was founded by Orion Health, Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) and the University of Auckland with the support of the MBIE partnership programme. Our original contract runs until 2023, and the partnership programme is no longer funded. Towards the end of last year, we asked MartinJenkins to conduct an independent review to assess what the partnership …

HiNZ 2022 is just around the corner!

We look forward to participating in New Zealand’s largest digital health event, being held virtually this week on March 30-31. Our speakers’ recorded presentations are now available for you to view ahead of the live event. If you have registered for HiNZ 2022, see below for the presentation links and Q&A group session times. Presentations …

What we will be presenting at the HiNZ 2022 Conference

We are excited to participate in New Zealand’s largest digital health event, which will be held virtually on March 30-31 this year. Each of our speakers will provide information and updates on our solutions, and how they continue to help improve health outcomes for our citizens. We look forward to seeing you there! What will …

New Zealand Health Sector Algorithm Scan

The final report of the New Zealand Health and Disability System review makes clear the vision for a ‘data-driven, digitally-enabled ecosystem’ in New Zealand and the need for ‘technologies to support decision-making and innovation’ to achieve this. While many decision-support tools are in use across the health sector, we are unaware of the specific algorithms …

Precision Driven Health CEO appointed to the Digital Council for Aotearoa

The Digital Council for Aotearoa announced that PDH CEO, Dr Kevin Ross, has been appointed to the council.  The Digital Council is an independent group of experts who advise the government on how to navigate the rapidly changing digital and data landscape in a way that will benefit all New Zealanders.  CEO of Precision Driven …

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The Pulse Newsletter – November 2021

Read the November issue of PDH’s quarterly newsletter, The Pulse. Dr Kelly Atkinson( Programme Manager )Kelly is PDH’s Programme Manager and manages the research programme and operations.

Manawanui’s Mission: Empowering New Zealanders Who Receive Individualised Funding

A notable issue we have in Aotearoa is that individuals and minority groups with disabilities pass through the system unnoticed. To this day, little data has been collected and analysed to show how disabled people use and access disability services, and with what outcomes.  In late 2020, Precision Driven Health (PDH) partnered with Manawanui and …

Meet Ning

PDH and Orion Health are proud to have Ning as one of our data scientists. She began her career journey in China as a student studying general biology, and went on to get her PhD in ecology. Within her PhD, she did some statistical analysis, which led her to explore programming and after moving to …