Enabling a better-connected
New Zealand health sector
Patients First is a charitable, non-government organisation. We provide strategic leadership and technology expertise to enable a better-connected health system for the benefit of patients across New Zealand.
We are innovative and love to think outside the box to find patient-centred IT solutions and provide guidance and expertise to support the health sector.
Supporting nationally significant digital health projects
The Digital Investment Bid initiative aims to uplift the baseline maturity of infrastructure and capability across the health sector to a minimum level to enable reform.
The NZ ePrescription Service (NZePS) is a secure channel to prescribe and dispense prescriptions electronically.
Patients First regularly supports telehealth initiatives and provides cybersecurity expertise to the Telehealth Leadership Group.
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Latest News & Blog
Patients First is proud to be an official supporter of Safer Internet Day 2021.
January 28 is Data Privacy Day, an international effort to create awareness about privacy and protecting data.
Patients First is working with the Ministry by doing a stocktake of fax machine usage amongst PHOs and GP Practices.