The main reasons for creating healthAlliance were to reduce duplication and increase efficiency of key services across four of the largest DHBs in New Zealand through the sharing of ideas and systems.
Sharing is more than centralising. Sharing delivers additional benefits to centralisation. Shared services are about dividing the costs, risks and rewards of joint ventures. Sharing enables different organisations to learn from each other and to achieve gains one organisation could not achieve by itself.
Through sharing, our customers and ourselves benefit from access to better quality products, find new resources more easily and spread the risk of loss.
The company employs over 500 people delivering the following services: