Good Morning, and thank you for your kind words of welcome. Like Duncan – I trust you will respect Chatham House rules here. I will offer some personal views which are not necessarily those of the Government (publically anyway). I have ½ hour to cover a range of things so I will try and get thru this quickly.
Health Information Systems – New Zealand The Sector is the Enterprise Brendan Kelly Interim Deputy Director-General Information Directorate Ministry of Health www.moh.govt.nz
Health Information Hierarchy Community Population Individual National Views District / Regional Views Local Views Appropriate views / subsets of the information below. Relevant views of information above. Capture, use, and share information locally at the point of care. Standards Indicators Health Outcomes
How it All Works Together HEALTH OUTCOMES Better Health Reduced Inequalities Better Participation & Independence Trust and Security Identifying and responding to population health needs Supporting tailored care Enabling the coordination of care and integration of services Improving performance and evidence based decisions KEY DIRECTIONS CAPABILITIES Supporting self care - (individual, whanau, family, community) Reduce development of contributory risk factors Increase early recognition and response to individuals and populations Slow rate of progression, reduce incidence of avoidable complications Increase coordination across providers, processes and community resources Strengthen capabilities of individuals, famil- ies and whanau to make health and wellbeing decisions Strengthen community engagement