Welcome to HL7 New Zealand

HL7NZ is the New Zealand Affiliate of Health Level Seven International (HL7®), the global developer of standards for the interoperability of health information technology with members in over 55 countries.

HL7NZ is a ‘Not for Profit’ incorporated society focused on current and emerging HL7® standards, with strong relationships to all other related healthcare IT standards used in New Zealand.

HL7 NZ mid-year seminar 2020 – CANCELLED

HL7 New Zealand regrets to advise you that, due to the new restrictions relating to containment of the COVID-19 Virus, we have taken the decision to cancel this event, due to be held on April 28th in Auckland. All Registration Fees paid to date will be refunded in full. We are hoping to host a ‘virtual’ event in place of the cancelled seminar, and will post updates regarding this to the Sector in the coming weeks. 

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.

HL7 New Zealand Executive Board

HL7 Sydney 2020 International Conference 
& Working Grouping Meeting

Sunday – Friday, February 2-7, 2020 Sydney, Australia

Official event site: hl7.sydney

Report from our attendees was published on the HL7 WGM Reports page.

Our Chair Peter Jordan provided regular updates of this event. Read here.

Highlights from 2019

Chairman’s Christmas Message 2019

HL7NZ 25th Anniversary Award was presented to Sysmex New Zealand as part of the Digital Health Week which took place at Claudelands Events Centre in Hamilton 19-22 November.  HL7 standards have been used in New Zealand for 25 years and throughout that period, Sysmex New Zealand has consistently implemented these standards in their products, evangelised HL7 standards in the broader New Zealand digital health community and offered continuous support for the local HL7 Affiliate – known, since 2004, as HL7 New Zealand.

HL7NZ held its Mid-Year Seminar on 19 June with an excellent attendance…read post seminar report here

International News… Announcements from the Atlanta WGM

HL7 New Zealand is pleased to announce that one of its founding members, Martin Entwistle, has been elected as a Fellow of HL7® International in recognition of his outstanding commitment and sustained contribution to HL7 International over a fifteen-year period. Martin was inducted into the HL7 Fellows Programme at September’s Working Group Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Also announced at this meeting was the result of recent elections held for the HL7 International Board of Directors and we’re delighted to report that HL7 New Zealand Chair, Peter Jordan was elected to the position of Affiliate Director. Peter will become the first New Zealander to be represented on this Board when he commences a two year term on January 1st, 2020.

Further details of the Working Group Meeting, attended by a record number of 778 participants, can be found on the HL7NZ Web Site.

More Information on HL7NZ activities

Need more information or have questions you want answered, email us at admin@hl7.org.nz.

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