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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 …

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 …

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, …

Countering bias in the health system

This week Dr Kevin Ross, General Manager of Precision Driven Health and Haze White, Māori Health Researcher, spoke to Radio New Zealand about countering ethnic bias in the health system to ensure the findings of NZ health data research is meaningful for all groups of the population. The key topic of discussion was the reality …

Innovative Data Health Research is on Display at HiNZ 2018

Precision Driven Health is showcasing 15 projects at Aotearoa’s premier health technology event, the Health Informatics New Zealand Conference (HiNZ), in Wellington this week. Programme Manager Dr Kelly Atkinson says the projects represent the considerable depth and breadth of the research that is being undertaken by the team, in collaboration with its partners in the …

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The Pulse Newsletter – October 2018

Read the October 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

Meeting the Demands of Personalised Care with Home Monitoring

Guest post by Sandra Oldfield RN, Senior Clinical Consultant, Orion Health Precision Driven Health are currently conducting a two-year project to monitor vital signs of patients in the in the acute care environment. In addition, it includes the ability to automatically escalate patients who have an Early Warning Score of 8-9 to a clinical team member for response. This allows the patient’s deterioration to be managed …

Vensa-PDH Partnership will Introduce Data Science to Primary Healthcare

MEDIA RELEASE Vensa partners with Precision Driven Health to introduce clinical data science to primary healthcare Innovative technology to automate the retrieval of lab results and analyse patterns for patient notifications on vensa.com is the focus of Vensa’s first PDH project AUCKLAND, NZ, 24 September 2018 – Vensa Health (www.vensa.com), a leading New Zealand digital health company, has …