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Ministry of Health Digital Health Strategy update

Monday, 14 May 2018  
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The Ministry of Health is developing a Digital Health Strategy to guide the use of digital technologies in New Zealand's health system.


Approval of the Strategy will be through the Director General of Health and a release date will be announced in due course.


Publication will be at and via a downloadable PDF document. The new Digital Health Strategy will support delivery of the Vision for Health Technology and the NZ Health Strategy


The Digital Health Strategy has been created via engagement with the sector and other stakeholders such as consumers, academia and industry partners through literature review, briefings to sector groups, face to face workshops and online collaboration. 


Rapid digital change requires continuous monitoring and review and our engagement will be ongoing.  


The Ministry is also publishing a series of Digital Health Stories to share experiences of implementing digital health services nationwide, including:


Source:, 14 May 2018


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