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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 …

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The Pulse Newsletter – July 2021

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

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The Pulse Newsletter – April 2021

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

Landscape image of Luke Boyle, Kevin Ross and Doug Campbell with the Hi-Tech Award

What’s next for nzRISK?

We catch up with the NZRISK team to find out what’s next for the award winning pre-operative risk calculator.

Kevin Ross: Farewell 2020

Dear PDH whānau, Our 2020 Research Day seemed to sum up the year for us all. Eagerly looking forward to finally bringing the whole PDH community together, we found out the night before that there was an unexplained community case of COVID-19 and gatherings in Auckland were discouraged*. Instead of meeting in person, we hosted …

2020 PDH-HRC Postdoctoral Fellowships announced

We’re excited to announce that along with the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), we have awarded two Postdoctoral Fellowships to the value of $452,422, as part of a jointly funded call for research in precision health. The fellowships will focus on improvements to surgical scheduling and reducing emergency department admissions. Meet our new …