Resources

Resources on health information security and technology solutions

Patients First develops and curates a variety of useful resources to advise, guide and support New Zealand’s health sector

A key part of our role is to provide advice, guidance and support to help healthcare organisations and providers learn more about health information technology and to better protect patient data. We have collected a variety of useful resources such as advice about cybersecurity risks, in-depth reports on software and services offered to general practices, and other useful websites.

Healthcare professionals from all corners of the sector will benefit from these resources – from Board and Executive leadership, to technicians and clinicians, to GPs and nurses, to administrators and IT staff.

Over time we will update and add content to the sections below, so make sure you are subscribed to our ‘Digital Dose’ newsletter to get regular updates.

Cybersecurity Guidance Protect confidential patient information from cyber attacks

We have created a series of easy-to-read articles and practical tools to help you and your organisation anticipate and mitigate cybersecurity risks.

White Papers Independent reviews of software and services

Our reports take a deep-dive into the various health information platforms available to general practice, to help you make better informed decisions when comparing software solutions.

Links Useful websites and digital resources

We have collated links to useful resources relevant to improving and managing health information technology.