National Health Content Hub

Key points about the National Health Content Hub

  • Are you interested in joining an initiative to create a National Health Content Hub that will help improve health outcomes for all New Zealanders?
  • Healthify He Puna Waiora and the Health Navigator Charitable Trust are part of a collaboration that aims to share content and find a more efficient and effective way of providing consumer resources.
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We all know that access to quality, evidence-based health information and self-care resources at the right time can improve patient experience and health outcomes.

We also all know how challenging this can be to do well.

Across Aotearoa New Zealand, hundreds of organisations are working in silos creating and disseminating health information and educational resources for a range of health conditions, treatments and public health messages. As a result, significant duplication, fragmentation and inconsistent messaging is occurring.

As well as being inefficient and costly, this has numerous other concerning consequences, including increased disparities, poor health literacy, low adherence rates and patient safety issues.

It also leads to clinician fatigue and organisational frustration when national experts are repeatedly approached with requests from different organisations to provide input into similar content.

A solution to this problem could be if we all worked together, pooling our resources and creating content that can be shared nationallyThe creation of a national health content hub enables many organisations to share high-quality health and hauora information.​

  • Organisations can put information into the hub and also take content out of it to use for their own purposes.​​

This kind of collaboration has already begun. A number of organisations have started working together, sharing content and finding a more efficient and effective way of providing consumer resources.

Collaboration has begun

As we talk with organisations about this concept, interest is high, and momentum is growing. Key strategic partnerships are being formed and are currently at different stages, from signed MOUs to early discussions with a range of organisations including:

We invite other organisations to join us in creating a National Health Content Hub.

  • Join us – you can choose to be a partner or a supporter.​
  • Memorandum of understanding – HNCT will provide you with a simple memorandum of understanding (MOU) to sign.​
  • It’s FREE – there is no cost to join the National Health Content Hub.​

If you'd like to find out more about the National Health Content Hub, including how you can be involved, please fill in the contact us form below. 

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Credits: Healthify Editorial Team. Healthify is brought to you by Health Navigator Charitable Trust.

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