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HINZ Forum and Exhibition 2007

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  • 1.
    • NZ Health IT Cluster
    • HINZ Forum and Exhibition 2007
  • 2. The NZ Health IT Cluster
    • Vision :
    • “ Uniting organisations to position New Zealand as a world leader in the supply and use of innovative health technology”.
  • 3. The NZ Health IT Cluster
    • Formed in 2002
    • An Alliance of Health IT vendors, Infrastructure companies, Government, Universities, Health providers
    • Objectives are to build collaborative relationships in the sector, initiate/undertake e-health projects, build member capability to grow their business in their chosen market
    • Is commercially focused
  • 4. 2007 Activities
    • Forums
      • Business Development Forums
        • Branding & Protecting your IP (April)
        • Partnering (Sept)
      • Technical Forums
        • Microsoft Common User Interface (Sept)
      • HINZ Cocktail Function & Elevator Pitch session
      • Market Forums
        • UK (22 Nov 07)
        • NZ (22 Nov 07)
      • Cluster AGM & Function 22 November
  • 5. 2007 Activities
    • Export Networks
      • HIMSS AsiaPac Singapore May 2007
        • NZTE Business Mission
      • Medica 2007?
      • HIMSS Asiapac Hong Kong May 2008
        • NZTE Business Mission?
  • 6. 2007 Activities
    • Projects
      • Chronic Care IT Roadmap
      • Consumer Health Portal
      • Lean Thinking in ED utilising RFID technology
      • Midlands Region E-Labs Orders and Results
  • 7. Chronic Care IT Roadmap
    • FRST & Healthphone co-funded research project
    • To research the technology, information, and financial models required to deliver best practice chronic care in the community
    • A collaboration between the Cluster: Healthphone: University of Auckland
    • Will scope out concept/s for collaborative development project/s
    • Due for completion October 07
  • 8. Lean Thinking in ED Using RFID
    • Collaboration with Emendo; IBM; IBA ;Hawkes Bay DHB; and the Cluster
    • NZTE sponsored scoping project
    • Focused on ED, applying lean thinking principles to improve patient flow & capacity management
    • Using RFID to capture real time data
    • Other technology suppliers will get to participate when scope and development funding is agreed
  • 9. E-Labs Project
    • Regional e-Labs project championed by HISAC (Action Zone 5 of the NZ Health Information Strategy)
    • Co-sponsored by Ministry of Health, Lakes DHB and BOP DHB
    • 8 to 12 parties in the project & could involve many more!
    • Architectural workstream well underway
      • Data Repository, open standards, web based services
    • Clinical workstream scheduled
      • What information shared with whom, primary/secondary workflow, clinician interface, Reporting
  • 10. Consumer Health Portal Project
    • Collaborative project including Medtech, Simpl, Procare PHO, Healthpoint, Enigma, Telemessenger, ADHB, and the Cluster
    • Consumer portal with Personal Health Record
    • Information populated from GP PMS, and from the consumer and other agreed parties
    • Will enable and support self management
    • Access determined by the consumer
    • Sponsored by Microsoft and the MOH
    • Scoping underway
    • Delivery April 08
  • 11. Benefits of Collaborative Projects
    • Cluster acts as an innovation funnel
      • NZ Health Sector benefits through local innovation
      • Cluster Organisations benefit with new products and services to sell to NZ health sector and overseas markets
      • The NZ economy benefits through company growth
    • Provides opportunities for participants, and builds relationships
    • Significant interest in Collaborative Projects
  • 12. Challenges for The Cluster
    • Adding value to members
      • NZ Companies vs Multi-Nationals
    • Encouraging attendance at events
    • Giving all members a chance to participate in a project
    • But not every member supports collaborative projects!
    • A sustainable funding pathway
      • For the Cluster
      • For collaborative projects