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New eye technology for cataract patients comes to NZ
The new surgical procedure replaces the lens in the eye with an artificial lens and is the first of its kind to be offered in New Zealand.
'Sittingitis' is the new taboo in the office
Despite numerous health warnings on the negative effects of prolonged sitting, people continue to sit too much.
Three quick tips for IT professionals to start cooking more at home
When cooking a meal from scratch requires an entire grocery trip, technical kitchen skills and a clean-up afterwards – it’s easy to see why people are going the fast food route.
Five key ways an IT professional can keep their body and mind healthy
Sitting in the same place facing an artificially lit screen for 6-8 hours a day can have a negative impact on your overall health if you don’t offset it with diet and exercise.
Medical-Grade tech brings opportunity in wearables market
There is significant opportunity for growth in clinically validated, yet user-friendly wearables to aid individuals manage such ailments.
Kiwi AI breast cancer detection solution raises $AU20 million
Wellington-based breast cancer detection firm Volpara Enterprise raises $AU20 million for US expansion
Orion Health releases cloud-based Rhapsody Integration Engine with AWS
“As demands on healthcare IT systems increase, improving financial performance remains a priority for most public and private health organisations."
How artificial intelligence could help prevent diabetes blindness
"It could also help reduce the financial impact of diabetes on the Australian economy, which is estimated to cost up to $14 billion a year."
Nokia emerges from the shadows with a massive line-up of consumer health products
Nokia makes a surprise re-entry to the stage with their range of connected health products.
Ricoh releases series to offer security and savings for healthcare
Ricoh affirms the features of their new healthcare printers maintain regulatory compliance without the need to invest in additional secure storage.
Otago Polytechnic gets their hands on the latest sports GPS tech
"If you want to be employed in the industry, you have to be competent with using our technology and analysing the data."
5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource
“Children are quick to pick up on digital technology and we are keen to help them learn more about healthy eating."
SimpliVity extends healthcare play to help consolidate data centres and improve data protection
“All data centre functions are mission-critical in a healthcare environment."
Mike Smith returns to IBM following 17 years in the ICT industry
“I can see huge opportunities for IBM to bring global technology and expertise to solve real problems for New Zealanders.”
Cyber attacks: A growing risk for healthcare professionals
Why is the healthcare industry becoming such a popular target for hackers and data thieves? To put it simply, the answer is in the data.
Online health portals prove popular in New Zealand
Nearly a quarter of a million New Zealanders are now using a patient portal to access their health information.
OEMs in danger of 'failing' healthcare by ignoring medical device security, research finds
Healthcare cybersecurity spending is expected to reach $5.5 billion by 2016. However, only $390 million of that will help secure medical devices.
Step away from the screen: Survey finds Kiwis' eye strain is a huge problem
New findings show eye strain is a bigger problem than ever in NZ, and optometrists are urging us to step away from our screens, or use protection.
Whānau Tahi strengthens IT play with health IT acquisition
Whānau Tahi is strengthening its IT play, confirming its acquisition of health IT specialist firm SimplHealth.
Jupl announced as new name & global evolution of Vigil Monitoring
Effective immediately, Jupl is the new name and a new course of evolution for Vigil Monitoring, the company announced today.
Cloudera Enterprise inks international IMS Health contract
Global information and technology services firm IMS Health as selected Cloudera to support its Big Data Factory for life sciences and healthcare.
Smokefree campaign uses text to help smokers quit
Te Tai Tokerau PHO is helping GPs who will help Northland patients become smokefree. The system will use text messages to deliver vital health info.
Looking at Health IT: When integration isn’t enough
"Technology has been adopted but business processes & practices, related to information governance and the value and priority of data, have not been."
Swift growth expected in healthcare cyber security market
The Asia Pacific healthcare cyber security market is expected to grow swiftly due to the rapid enhancements in the healthcare sector.