How New Zealand’s "Health Informatics" Supports and Influences Europe’s Health Sector in March’s Issue of Healthcare Global

Carlsbad, CA, March 29, 2012 --( In the March issue of Healthcare Global, the top digital media source for Healthcare news, the team investigates the way in which New Zealand’s world-leading healthcare sector is influencing healthcare practices across Europe.

The NHS in the UK is faced with an enormous challenge to deliver higher levels of care at reduced cost. This is driving demand for innovative health IT that can improve efficiency, reduce costs and provide better levels of service delivery.

New Zealand’s health sector is internationally recognised as a provider of high quality and cost effective services. With a small, geographically dispersed population, New Zealand has strong incentives to develop and implement new approaches to healthcare delivery using innovative health technology. These innovative approaches are seen as models for larger countries.

Key areas of ICT focus within the healthcare environment in New Zealand include applications that assist in patient care and public health management, data transfer between sites, and network and storage security.

Malcolm Pollock, the Director of New Zealand’s National Institute for Health Innovation explains how New Zealand has developed health informatics to drive efficiencies.

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