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Tech is a team sport, let's look out for each other

by Tim McNamara. 12 October 2021, 12:11 pm
Tech is a team sport, let's look out for each other

For the technology industry, we've probably been avoiding mental health issues for too long. Then along came Covid.

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Griffin on Tech: Tech innovation can help us open back up

Peter Griffin. 01 October 2021, 4:03 pm

45 cases on Wednesday came as a shock to Auckland. So how can tech help us get closer to leaving lockdowns behind?

Now is the time to be casting the net far and wide for ideas and innovations to help facilitate the Great Opening Up.

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New gastric monitoring solution set to improve patient gut health worldwide…

Techblog staff. 05 July 2021, 7:11 am

A local company is changing the way formerly invasive tests can be carried out on patients with stomach ailments.

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Has digital contact tracing actually worked?

Peter Griffin. 22 June 2021, 11:33 am

Studies are beginning to show the result of dedicated campaigns all over the world to get citizens using Covid-19 digital contract tracing apps.

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Waikato DHB: Week two

Paul Brislen. 24 May 2021, 7:33 am

The Waikato DHB's ransomware attack is now stretching into its second week with no end in sight. What can we learn from this when building our new health system and what does it mean for other organis…

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Conti 'ransomware as a service' may be behind DHB attack

Paul Brislen. 19 May 2021, 9:52 am

Ransomware as a service is the latest threat on the cyber-security event horizon, as Waikato DHB appears to be finding out the hard way.

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Brislen on Tech: Triage for Health IT

Paul Brislen. 23 April 2021, 1:11 pm

The sweeping reforms of the health sector will have a profound impact on the types of technology we buy and the way we deploy it across the health sector. And of course, on the price we pay for health…

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Tracer app gets Bluetooth

Paul Brislen. 09 December 2020, 7:24 am

Bluetooth tracing - not tracking - is coming to the COVID tracer app from tomorrow.

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Brislen on Tech: Covid-19 tracing

Paul Brislen. 14 August 2020, 2:32 pm

As we stare down the barrel of another wave of COVID cases we have to ask, what can we do to stamp it out?

Data is the starting point, but can we find out who went where and when without tearing ap…

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Your health tech innovations wanted!

Peter Griffin. 14 July 2020, 10:30 am

an opportunity exists to allow promising new health tech innovations to fly, with ChristchurchNZ, KiwiNet, and Ryman Healthcare offering a prize package worth over $340,000 as part of its HealthTech S…

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Review could spur health IT shake up

Peter Griffin. 16 June 2020, 10:58 am

A call for action on technology in the health sector comes as a major review of the sector recommends a reduction in the number of district health boards, the establishment of a new health authority, …

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