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eHealthNews Webinar


AI driving clinical decision making
12.30pm to 1.30pm, Thursday 18 June 2020


Orion Health recently announced that it will deliver a free national solution to support scenario modelling, risk prediction, forecasting and planning throughout New Zealand’s COVID-19 response.


Presenters Genevieve Dawick and Pieta Brown will be discussing this solution alongside Amanda Oakley, founder of DermNet NZ, who will present on the use of AI for the triage of skin lesions.


HiNZ would like to thank Orion Health for sponsoring this webinar. Their support has made this webinar possible.

Watch Orion Health’s video presentation about the NZ algorithm hub


Watch Amanda Oakley’s (Dermatologist, Waikato DHB) video presentation about AI For The Triage of Skin Lesions


How to connect to the webinar
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About the Expert Panel

Webinar facilitated by Rebecca McBeth, HiNZ News Editor.


Panel participants are:

  • Pieta Brown, Senior Data Science Consultant, Orion Health
  • Genevieve Dawick, Product Director, Orion Health
  • Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Waikato DHB


Pieta Brown
Senior Data Science Consultant
Orion Health


In Pieta's role at Orion Health Intelligence Services, she leads data science implementation engagements for healthcare clients. She is passionate about the potential of machine learning in healthcare and enjoys working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver new solutions. 


Her previous roles have been as a statistician, Insights Manager, Chief Analytics Officer and Associate Director in management consulting. Pieta's technical background is in mathematics, statistics and computer science. She holds a Masters of Data Science and Bachelor of Laws, and is on the Advisory Board for Te Pūnaha Matatini and the Auckland Analytics Forum committee.



Genevieve Dawick
Product Director
Orion Health


As a Product Director at Orion Health, Genevieve is focused on delivering high-quality products that solve real world problems. In her 16 years of working in health IT, Genevieve has acquired a broad range of in a range of experience across sales, services, product, project management and process improvement. She holds a Bachelor of Science, a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Informatics and is on the Board for Wāhine Connect, a not-for-profit mentoring service for women working in the health sector. 


Amanda Oakley
Waikato DHB


Adjunct Associate Professor Amanda Oakley is a Dermatologist at Waikato Health Board, where she established teledermatology projects and programmes in 1995. She is best known for founding DermNet New Zealand the same year, the popular dermatology website. An interest in Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology was sparked in 2017 by a publication in Nature about the success of convolutional neural networks. In partnership with the DHB, DermNet has a huge collection of images, which are being prepared for artificial intelligence research. Prof. Oakley has been establishing collaborations with worldwide AI institutions and companies interested in better diagnosis of skin diseases.


Webinar facilitator:


Rebecca McBeth
HiNZ News Editor


Rebecca McBeth joined the HiNZ team as editor of in January 2018. Rebecca was previously news editor at Digital Health Intelligence in London and prior to that, was the senior health reporter at The Christchurch Press, where she won a NZ Canon Media Award and a NZ Reporting Diversity award. Based in Auckland, she is committed to communicating news, experience and knowledge throughout New Zealand’s data and digital health sector.


How to connect to the webinar
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