Maternity Care for women in NZ is largely community based for pregnancy and postnatal care, with a short period of time in Secondary/Tertiary settings around the time of labour and birth.
The Maternity Record has traditionally been paper based, but with advances in IT, more midwives are using an Electronic Practice Management System which include electronic records.
These records however are the midwives own records, and are different from the DHB Clinical Records used during…Continue
In connection to Chris Paton's post on NZ Shared Care pilot video, the National Shared Care Plan Programme (NSCP) was formed to initiate pilot projects which trial approaches to shared care to support long-term condition management. The healthAlliance, working with regional DHB and primary/community providers in the Northern Region is engaged by the National Health IT Board to manage the programme. The healthAlliance has contracted HSAG to implement its Collaborative Care Management System…Continue