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Dr Robyn Whittaker (Associate Professor Health Informatics & Technology, NIHI & Clinical Director of Innovation, Waitemata DHB) talks about 'mHealth Transforming Health Care' at the Emerging Tech Health symposium, HiNZ, Christchurch 22 May 2018
16 November 2018 “The 2017 Global Burden of Disease study released this week indicates that our focus at NIHI on discovering innovative interventions to tackle the non-communicable disease and their risk factors is right on the mark.” says NIHI Director, Professor Chris Bullen.
12 October 2018 Researchers at the National Institute for Health Innovation are developing a chatbot to answer patients questions after surgery. The two-year Engagebot project is funded by a Health Research Council Explorer Grant, which support transformative research ideas. NIHI ehealth and mhealth co-lead Gayl Humphrey says the aim is to determine if creating a chatbot in this area is possible, useful and acceptable to patients.
10 September 2018 Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu and the HRC-funded DIET programme team held a symposium in Wellington on the 4th September 2018, ‘Tackling Diet-related Disease in NZ’, to share results of the 5-year research programme with key stakeholders. The symposium was opened by Hon Dr David Clarke, Minister of Health, and finished with a panel discussion chaired by Kim Hill.