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Browse the latest news and stories from across the Pinnacle group. We feature stories on service and workforce innovation as well as highlights from our practices across the network.

Data driven decision making is one step closer thanks to Ventures

Data driven decision making is one step closer thanks to Ventures

Pinnacle Midlands Health Network have been working closely with AWS Partner Ventures for just over a year now to modernise and streamline their data.

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Where’s the devil when you need that detail?

Where’s the devil when you need that detail?

Our initial response to the Health and Disability System Review: Final Report

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Christine Hall appointed as chief executive for Ventures

Christine Hall appointed as chief executive for Ventures

Christine Hall has been appointed as chief executive for Ventures.

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General practice and Alert Level 2 – what to expect

General practice and Alert Level 2 – what to expect

In Alert Level 2 we still need to take a 'virtual first' approach - find out what this means for you.

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Positive response to Te Tumu Waiora integrated mental health and wellbeing service

Positive response to Te Tumu Waiora integrated mental health and wellbeing service

The response from practices and the community to this new service in Taupō and Tūrangi has been overwhelmingly positive.

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Pinnacle Incorporated and Midlands Health Network move to combined board structure

Pinnacle Incorporated and Midlands Health Network move to combined board structure

Changes to the Pinnacle Incorporated and Midlands Health Network board structure were confirmed on 27 February 2020.

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General practice is open but changing how patients are seen

General practice is open but changing how patients are seen

While our general practice teams work hard to manage the evolving COVID-19 situation you will notice changes in the way you are asked to access ...

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COVID-19

COVID-19

Recently, an outbreak of a new coronavirus disease now called COVID-19 (sometimes called novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) was identified.

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Pinnacle celebrates 30th birthday with awards ceremony

Pinnacle celebrates 30th birthday with awards ceremony

180 guests came together on 19 November at Claudelands Events Centre to celebrate Pinnacle’s 30th birthday and honour the innovation, dedication ...

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Prioritising Māori governance representation in the cancer sector, worldwide

Prioritising Māori governance representation in the cancer sector, worldwide

The 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference was held in Calgary, Canada last month.

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Cyber security incident at Tū Ora Compass Health

Cyber security incident at Tū Ora Compass Health

No Pinnacle patient information is available via any website and therefore the type of breach experienced by Compass Tū Ora would never have an ...

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Standing with our partners – volunteering at the Kaumātua Olympics

Standing with our partners – volunteering at the Kaumātua Olympics

A team of volunteers from the Pinnacle office in Hamilton recently used their volunteering day to support the annual Kaumātua Olympics.

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Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō

Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō

Tane Takitu Ake ki Taupō (Men standing strong in Taupō) is a kaupapa Māori six-week program with a focus on Māori men‘s health.

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Extra strength enhancing the care team at Tokoroa Medical Centre

Extra strength enhancing the care team at Tokoroa Medical Centre

In 2012 many of the GPs in Tokoroa signalled their retirement after serving their community for 30 plus years. The Pinnacle Group stepped in to help.

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Health system interim report - Our response

Health system interim report - Our response

Read the Pinnacle Group's response to the Health and Disability System Review - Interim Report by Dr Brendon Eade, Pinnacle Incorporated Deputy Chair.

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Measles alert

Measles alert

Find out more about the measles, and what you can do to protect you and your whānau.

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Pinnacle highlights: August 2019

Pinnacle highlights: August 2019

Around the board table lately there has been one firm topic of discussion, what does the future hold for Pinnacle?

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Beerescourt Medical's rapid indici transition

Beerescourt Medical's rapid indici transition

In May, Beerescourt Medical Centre's legacy practice management system crashed due to a significant server issue, with no timeframe given for when it ...

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Leadership changes announced for Pinnacle Midlands Health Network

Leadership changes announced for Pinnacle Midlands Health Network

Pinnacle MHN chief executive David Oldershaw announced his resignation from the role, beginning 1 August.

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2018 Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Annual Report

2018 Midlands Regional Health Network Charitable Trust Annual Report

Download the trust's annual report.

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A new era for Pinnacle data and information

A new era for Pinnacle data and information

We're making some important changes in the way we store and use data.

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Heath Te Aroha embraces Te Reo Māori

Heath Te Aroha embraces Te Reo Māori

Heath Te Aroha is embracing te reo in a big way. We had a chat with practice manager Dwayne Stewart about this impressive effort.

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Big outcomes for Health Care Home Lakes extended care team patients

Big outcomes for Health Care Home Lakes extended care team patients

Pinnacle MHN and Lakes DHB have together designed a new approach to provide co-ordinated packages of care for high-need patients.

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Health Care Home Ernst and Young evaluation

Health Care Home Ernst and Young evaluation

We are delighted to publish the recent evaluation of our Health Care Programme undertaken by Ernst and Young.

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Major mission for Otorohanga Medical nurses

Major mission for Otorohanga Medical nurses

Otorohanga Medical Centre nurses are on a mission to find out why local women are declining to have regular cervical smear tests.

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Kiwi pioneering spirit running high at Taupō Medical Centre

Kiwi pioneering spirit running high at Taupō Medical Centre

Taupō Medical Centre is a place where innovation has truly become the norm.

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