Tēnā koutou I tenei ra kei a matou etahi korero pouri. Today we have some sad news. From 31 December 2021 Patients First will cease operations and wind-up its business, products, and services. As a charitable organisation Patients First has supplied technology and interoperability products, services, and expertise to the New Zealand healthcare primary care […]
News & Updates
The Board of Patients First is pleased to announce their newest member, Matt Hector Taylor. Matt has worked in the New Zealand health system since 1997. His focus initially was on organisation change and service redesign. He started working with IT in health in 1998-99, co-founding health IT consulting and implementation company HealthMAP. He was […]
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, […]
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.