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B4 School Checks are giving more new entrants the best start

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Whanau Tahi IT platform is giving kids the best start to their school lives.

The B4 School Checks is one of the products available on the Whanau Tahi platform and helps identify potential health or development issues four year old children preparing for school may have.

Dr Coleman said more parents are sending their children to school for the first time this week in the knowledge a B4 School Check has picked up any issues at an early stage.

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Planned and proactive care in Counties gets airing at world congress

Emergency department attendances and hospital bed days are well down for some of the sickest people in Counties Manukau, just as primary–secondary integration gathers momentum in the district.

A halving of ED and inpatient admission rates for “planned and proactive care” patientsin a year is giving some confidence to the DHB’s primary health and community servicesdirector, Benedict Hefford.

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Meri kirihimete!

Tēnā koutou,

Your Whānau Tahi team wishes you a safe and sunny Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

“Meri kirihimete me ngā mihi o te tau hou ki a koutou katoa”

merry xmas 2016

Whanau Tahi at the World Wide Congress of Integrated Care

Whanau Tahi and Te Whanau o Waipareira were front and centre stage at the World Wide Congress of Integrated Care in Wellington last week where we were applauded as being world leaders in the delivery of integrated care with the ICT solutions required to support this.

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Whanau Tahi ranked 10th in Deloitte50

Listen to Ray Noonan’s radio interview on Whanau Tahi being ranked 10th in Deloitte50.

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Strategic Knowledge Partnership Announcement

Whānau Tahi announces a 3 Year strategic knowledge partnership with the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).

Whānau Tahi’s moemoea is for vital wellness data and family health plans to be shared across health, education, whānau ora, and social service providers to ensure each support person understands the unique needs and history of the whānau each step of the way, all with an eye on quantifying the ‘social return on investment’.

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Medications Wastage

Waste not, want not in healthcare - It’s everyone’s responsibility to reduce medicines waste.

Better management of medications and reducing waste could save New Zealand healthcare hundreds of millions of dollars.

Whanau Tahi have written a paper on Medical waste. The paper looks at why medication waste occurs, its cost, the issue of non-adherence and the importance of using information more effectively.

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Wai-Research provides the academic backbone that informs roadmaps for Whānau Tahi

This week Wai-Research launched two important publications that look into Māori child wellbeing and the widening gaps in Māori Mental Health, and also announced Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie as Pou (Patron) of the research unit.

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Whānau Tahi presentation at US conference

Waipareira CEO, John Tamihere, was centre stage in the USA for an Impact Convergence Conference leading in to a week long gathering of more than 3000 social entrepreneurs and evaluators. John, a Board member of Social Value International, was a keynote speaker at the conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Waipareira has an existing Memorandum of Understanding with the Atlanta-based Families First.

Whānau Tahi CEO, Steve Keung, also attended the conference and led a break out session on the Whānau Tahi, sharing it's unique Whanau Ora software platforms, tools and resources. Social Value International partnered with American Evaluation Association (AEA) to bring this group, from all over the world, together to advance the state of the art of social impact measurement.

Here are the presentations John presented to the conference.

Overview of Whanau Ora EIC Atlanta 261016 (PDF)

Impact Measurement Atlanta (PDF)

Our CEO’s inspiring words in Idealog magazine recently

“Using tech to lift whanau.” Inspiring words from Stephen Keung, WhanauTahi’s CEO, in Idealog magazine.

Seven years on from creating technology to connect whānau to the right resources for health, wealth and wellbeing, we’re tracking incredible results and uplifting outcomes.

Me pānui tatou: idealog.co.nz

Whanau Tahi Selected in Deloittes Fast 50 Index 2016

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Whanau Tahi acquisition of Simpl Health

Vital wellness data and family health plans shared across health, education, whānau ora, and social service providers to ensure each support person understands the unique needs and history of the whānau each step of the way, all with an eye on quantifying the ‘social return on investment’.

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