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International Events 2014






Australian Health Informatics Summer School

The Australian Health Informatics Summer School (AHISS) in Sydney

Each short course will be run as a full day intensive mode classroom or workshop style session delivered by a team of invited national experts and UWS Health Informatics staff. Each short course will be limited in attendance to a maximum of 30 participants, to ensure an adequate level of personal interaction with the presenter is achievable. Notes from presentations and certificates of attendance will be provided. The short courses are not intended to be eligible for academic credit in university degree courses. For more information click here

Informatics for Public Health Professionals

Informatics for Public Health Professionals One Day Course – University of Otago, Wellington February 5, 2015

Public Health Informatics has been defined as the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research, and learning. This University of Otago Public Health Summer School course is co-convened by public health physician and CDC informatics fellow Nicholas Jones and Canterbury Public Health informatician and developer Chris Ambrose.  The course provides participants with an introduction to key concepts and developments in public health informatics as applied to information systems and business processes in New Zealand.  Public health practitioners will gain knowledge and skills needed to work effectively with Information technology professionals in developing and evaluating public health information systems. Information technology professionals will gain an understanding of the unique information requirements of public health services and systems and will be better equipped to work with public health systems and businesses.

To find out more click here

2014 HiNZ Conference Follow Up

The plenary speaker presentations and video can be viewed - click here.

Have you completed the post-conference survey?

Your feedback will help us plan future events. Please click here. It's short and will only take a few minutes. 

2015 HiNZ Board

The 2015-16 HiNZ Board is: 

  • Nathan Billing (Information Management Analyst, Auckland DHB)
  • Trevor English (General Manager Hospital Support & Laboratories, Canterbury DHB)
  • Denise Irvine (Nurse coordinator postgraduate Waikato DHB)
  • Dave Parry (Associate Professor AUT)
  • Mitchell Pham (Co-founder & Director, Augen Software Group)
  • Liz Schoff (Principal, Pleione Consulting Ltd)

Thank you to all candidates who stood for election.


2015 HiNZ Conference in Christchurch

Next year we are going to be in Christchurch. Put the dates in your diary now! 19-22 October 2014

Wigram Air Force Museum, Christchurch

Accomodation: Rydges Latimer & Rendezvous.  Book early!

For information about exhibition & sponsorshop opportunities download the prospectus. Early bird discounts close on 5 December 2014. Don't delay - the best booth sites are being snapped up quickly.

HiNZ 2014 Award Winners

Congratulations to the award winners at the 2014 HiNZ Conference


Cortex: A mobile task management tool that improved the workflow of an acute general surgical service
Authors: Elizabeth Foo, Rod McDonald, Earle Savage, Richard Floyd, Anthony Butler, Alistair Rumball-Smith, Saxon Connor


Kim Letford
An exploration of the potential for patient portals to improve self-management


Health Kiosk


Denise Irvine


Winner: Dr Tom Morton
Joint Runner Up: Dr John Garrett & Dr Allister Williams


Alexandra Gower for her proposal for a meds management app connected to the NZePS to help patient adherence

NZ Focus for Pulse+IT October issue

The October 2014 issue of Pulse+IT magazine is dedicated to all things New Zealand. It includes an article on the transformation of HiNZ.

Read online edition

Read  print edition