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The Pulse Newsletter – December 2019

Read the December issue of PDH’s quarterly newsletter, The Pulse.

Late adopters of EHRs should move now

Those who ‘under use’ electronic health record (EHR) technology – such as countries, hospitals or individual clinicians – should embrace it, and will reap the benefits.

Post-HiNZ glow for PDH

The Precision Driven Health (PDH) team went to Hamilton for HiNZ Digital Health Week 2019.

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 …

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The Pulse Newsletter – August 2019

Read the August issue of PDH’s quarterly newsletter, The Pulse.

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.