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AI no antidote to healthcare sector woes

Peter Griffin. 08 June 2023, 10:12 am

With hospitals overwhelmed and patients facing big delays, it's tempting to think that the health sector is a prime candidate to receive a much-needed productivity boost from artificial intelligence.

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Govt to probe the potential of precision health

Peter Griffin. 01 December 2022, 9:26 am

The government wants to explore what precision health can do for the reformed health sector.

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Griffin on Tech: Going digital for the planet

Peter Griffin. 04 November 2022, 1:41 pm

A big investment is required to deploy digital technologies that will help cut carbon emissions. But firms that do so could boost their productivity too.

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Griffin on Tech: We have a digital strategy. Now what?

Peter Griffin. 16 September 2022, 1:13 pm

It isn't hugely ambitious, but the Digital Strategy is a start. It gives anyone interested in the digital sector a reference point to understand what is going on to bolster trust, inclusion and growth…

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Kiwi tech helping keep workers safe in the Pacific

Peter Griffin. 28 April 2022, 1:35 pm

A location-based app developed by Gisborne-based start-up ThinkSafe is helping Pacific Island workers stay safe as they tackle biodiversity loss in the region.

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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

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 he…

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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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