SmartHealth is part of Waikato DHB's virtual health care service, which includes SmartHealth powered by HealthTap, along with TeleHealth and other initiatives. SmartHealth is about increasing health equity and enabling healthy communities by:
- empowering patients to manage their own health
- giving patients a say in when and where their healthcare is delivered
- improving access to timely care for everyone no matter who they are or where they live
- delivering services closer to home to make it more convenient for patients.