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New Zealand’s health minister, Jonathan Coleman, has launched a project that will seek to establish if tracking trends on social media and using ‘unconventional data’ can help predict outbreaks and further improve responses to epidemics.
New Zealand technology research firm, Teck Labs, has developed an iPhone and iPad app, named Betty, that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to help dairy farmers diagnose health problems with their herd.
Christchurch based ARANZ Medical, a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics for the healthcare sector, has won the Private Sector Excellence Award at the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) Global ICT Excellence Awards 2016.
The Ministry of Health has scrapped it National Health IT Board, replacing it with a Digital Advisory Board.
Digital health start-up iPug, a company founded in Australia but now based in San Francisco, has announced that a group of angel investors led by Hamilton-based property developer and investor, Zane Beckett, provided it with seed capital and Series A funding.
Whitepapers about health
With EmblemHealth’s company headquarters flooded after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, this paper explains how a mobile laptop solution enabled displaced employees to work remotely and maintain productivity. • Hurricane Sandy’s surge swamped the building’s sublevels, where its mechanical and electrical systems reside, rendering it uninhabitable for three months • Employees who were working remotely could access the company’s intranet to get updates as needed • Corporate notebooks were also essential to mobile workers such as visiting nurses and health coaches
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