If you are in a risk-adverse industry where standards and precision are critical, how do you ensure that you can still move your organisation forward and be at the forefront of innovation?

Join us on our next Spark Spotlight Webinar where Ben Duffus, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships Lead at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board will discuss how they chose a partnership route to solve their critical medicines temperature monitoring challenge, plus how they are now trialling a range of different solutions including asset tracking, occupancy monitoring, environmental conditions and patient care using virtual reality.

Ben will discuss their journey so far, the successes and the learnings. He will also discuss the importance of having well-formed partnerships and how to innovate in an industry that is always under pressure to do more with less, while also dealing with multitude of compliance requirements to ensure patients and staff wellbeing

This webinar was recorded on 10 February 2022


About Ben Duffus

Ben has 20 years’ experience working in Health and IT (and lately both) He has spent the last 10 years working at Hawkes Bay District Health Board in Improvement and Project Management roles.  He currently works as Innovation and Strategic Partnerships Lead for the Digital Enablement Team.

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