Monthly Archive 16 October 2018

Industry Briefing – MOH Architecture & Standards Working Groups


NZHIT is organising an industry briefing in conjunction with the Ministry of Health (MOH), the Architecture and Standards Working Groups and HL7NZ on Monday 29th October from 10am-1pm in Auckland – click here for more information.

This is your opportunity to receive an update direct from the MOH and the Working Groups, PLUS participate in a workshop so your input can be taken into account and factored into the development of standards for the key domain areas of Connected Health, Digital Identity and Interoperability.

Be very aware that these standards will have an influence on the type and direction of digital health services provided to NZ’s healthcare sector in the future. So, you are strongly advised to participate now so you can fully understand the changes that are being planned and have your say about them.

ATTENDANCE IS FREE and…..if your organisation is a NZHIT and/or HL7NZ member then you will receive priority booking status for this workshop.  If your organisation is not a NZHIT or HL7NZ member then you will be placed on a wait-list and notified if there is an available space for you to attend.

For more information on joining please click here for more information.

We look forward to seeing you at the briefing on the 29th!

Dr David Hay receives HL7® International Fellowship

HL7 New Zealand is pleased to announce that our Chair Emeritus, Dr David Hay, has been elected as a Fellow of HL7® International.  David is the first New Zealander to receive this honour which recognises his outstanding commitment and sustained contribution to HL7 International over a fifteen-year period, most recently as a Co-Chair of the HL7® FHIR® Management Group and creator of the popular ClinFHIR Tool.

David was inducted into the HL7 Fellows Programme at last week’s Working Group Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA where the major focus was on preparations for the upcoming Release 4 of FHIR, the first to contain normative content. Further details of this highly-significant work can be found in FHIR Product Director, Grahame Grieve’s meeting report at HERE.