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Mobile Application for Patient Communication

Summer of Research project by Hiten Karamchandani, AUT, supervised by Dr Muhammad Asif Naeem and Dr Farhaan Mirza. It’s good news when a patient is discharged from hospital, but things can often go wrong in the final moments of their stay. The problem is two-fold: the patient is given too much information, and not enough time to …

App Analytics and the Questions They Answer

Summer of Research project by Tuan Dung Ngo, AUT, supervised by Associate Professor Robyn Whittaker (University of Auckland and Waitemata DHB). Mobile technology has developed rapidly over the last few years. Almost everyone you know has a smartphone. You might even be reading this article on a smartphone. As various smartphone applications rise and fall in …

Hunting Down Hidden Healthcare Data

Summer of Research project by Kieran McCullough, University of Auckland, supervised by Associate Professor Robyn Whittaker. Since the implementation of the New Zealand National Health Index in 1993, many different electronic health systems have popped up around the country. In his summer of research project Kieran McCullough looked at some of these systems and noticed …

Meet Mandy – An Intelligent and Interactive Medicare System

Summer of Research project by Lin Ni, University of Auckland, supervised by Dr Jiamou Liu. We’ve all been there – stuck in a waiting room for hours, only to be told by the doctor to go home and rest for a few days. There are numerous nurses and other healthcare staff whose days are filled …

Preparing healthcare workers for a tsunami of information

Orion Health releases report: Introduction to Machine Learning in Healthcare Precision Driven Health initiative launched at University of Auckland Whether they practice medicine in a hospital or a community clinic, healthcare workers are facing an exponential increase in the amount of patient information needed to effectively treat their patients. This will require the application of …

Groundbreaking health sector research programme announced

Orion Health joins with University of Auckland, Waitemata District Health Board, and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on $37.8 million research programme to position NZ as global leader in Precision Medicine Auckland, 10 March – Orion Health (NZX:OHE) today announces a multi-million dollar health technology research venture aimed at improving the healthcare of all …