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Medical professionals to share patient records

The private health records of tens of thousands of Wellingtonians are being shared digitally for the first time, in a move the DHB says will save lives. For the first time most of the records kept by GPs, including everything from your medication to that nasty cough last winter, will be automatically shared with other medical professionals.
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Minister Announces eHealth Ambassadors – NZ Govt

Health Minister Tony Ryall has tonight named a group of seven innovative GPs who will lead the way in a national rollout of patient portals this year. “A patient portal is an online service which allows a patient to securely log in and do things like check their latest laboratory test results, order a repeat prescription, or send a message directly to their GP.” says Mr Ryall.
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Medtech Global is helping save lives in India

Medtech Global’s telemedicine technology is helping under privileged people living in the north east of New Delhi get medical help. The healthcare technology company’s VitelMed equipment is being used in an aid project being funded by the New Zealand Government and the New Zealand arm of the global charity Tear Fund and backed by Indian banks.
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