The Board of Patients First is pleased to announce their newest member, Dr Nader Fattah. Nader is a British medical graduate and a practicing GP of more than 16 years, attaining membership of the Royal College of GPs (UK) in 2005. After gaining his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree at the University of Dundee, […]
News & Updates
Patients First is working with the Ministry by doing a stocktake of fax machine usage amongst PHOs and GP Practices.
The Patients First Board is looking forward to working with its newest member, Dr Sarah Clarke, and leveraging her clinical experience.
It is with regret that Patients First have made the difficult decision to discontinue the hMael products from 29 January 2021.
Last weekend the hMael team at Patients First released a new feature in hMael called “two-factor authentication”. Two-factor authentication (2FA) gives a second layer of protection against unauthorised use of your hMael account. Our friends at CERT NZ explain that 2FA “verifies you are who you say you are, by asking for a second piece of information (often a code) as well […]
Helmut Modlik reflects on his time as CEO at Patients First over the past three and a half years.
Media Release – 15th May 2020 The Board of Patients First has appointed Mark Corbitt as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mark will replace current CEO Helmut Modlik, who announced his resignation in early March 2020. In accepting the role at Patients First, Mark said “the opportunity to be part of a not-for-profit that marries technology and health is exciting. It’s also great to […]
We are delighted to announce that Liz Stockley has joined the Patients First Board. Liz was appointed in mid-February 2020 and said she looks forward to bringing her “experience of organised primary care and governance to support the next steps in the evolution of the organisation.” Liz has been part of the health sector since […]
Following the announcement from departing CEO, Helmut Modlik, Patients First are seeking applications for a replacement Chief Executive Officer.
Patients First has started 2020 with a renewed focus on its core role in the health sector, relinquishing its commercial interests and concentrating on its work in ‘the commons’. Helmut Modlik, Patients First Chief Executive, said “we’re refocusing ourselves entirely around our work as a charity acting for the public good as a trusted adviser […]
Don’t let the acronym put you off – we weren’t subjected to any nasty stings at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) New Zealand Day. But we certainly learned plenty about the misconceptions, challenges and harsh realities of information security in New Zealand. Consisting of a two-day training course and a one-day conference, OWASP […]