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13 December 2018

By Mark Smith

Common clinical wisdom relies on quality data

Te Pou Data, Information and Research Principal Advisor, Mark Smith shares his thoughts about the importance of quality data to provide rich information that can expand knowledge.


16 November 2016

By Cara Thomas

Making it matter

As part of coming together, keeping together and working together, Te Pou hosted a national mental health information and outcomes forum on Friday 4 November in Wellington - this year’s focus was about “making it matter”.


17 November 2015

AMHOIC 2015 conference reaches new heights

A wrap up of the Australasian outcomes and information conference held in Queenstown between 11-13 November 2015. Read more to find out some key insights from the conference presentations.


24 September 2015

By Richard Woodcock

Information leadership is everybody's business

Measurement, evaluation and outcomes was the focus of this year’s Ministry of Health NGO health and disability network national sector forum in Wellington.


27 March 2014

By Richard Woodcock

The quintessential leader is an informed leader

Every good leader should be aware of the environment in which they operate and how other environments may alter their course. Information leadership is concerned with the practices and evidence that enables effective harvesting of information.


24 March 2014

By Mark Smith

National mental health and addiction information reference group meet for first time

The new national mental health and addiction information reference group is an example of cooperation. Te Pou hosted the first national mental health information meeting in Auckland on March 18.