Tag: data

Delving into the data at Hack Aotearoa 2020

This Friday marks the return of Hack Aotearoa, the globally recognised Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Critical Data event. Building on the success of the 2019 event, Hack Aotearoa 2020 continues to innovate and will include a health datathon in addition to the main Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare conference. During the datathon, local and international data scientists, academics and …

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 …

information consent best practice

Information Consent Best Practice

Data-driven healthcare will result in a “tsunami” of information from existing and new data sources including patient-generated data from genetic testing, consumer devices such as wearable fitness apps, and social media. How can clinicians and researchers utilise this data to help consumers achieve better health outcomes? How can consumers control who has access to their …