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A more sustainable health system for all New Zealanders

Healthcare Challenges

Rise in aging population

Rise in aging populations

INCREASING CLINICAL COSTS

Increasing Clinical Costs

Rise in demand for healthcare

Rise in Demand for Healthcare

HBL was created to help the health sector better meet these challenges by working together.

Delivering Benefits

|  case studies

  • Information Services - National Infrastructure Platform


    With 40 data centres working in isolation at local and regional levels, and $60 - 70 million being spent every year on IT infrastructure, DHBs stand to benefit from a National Infrastructure Platform.

  • Insurance


    DHBs collectively have assets worth about $5 billion, which need to be insured against a range of risks including fire and natural disasters. To replace them at current prices would cost about $12.4 billion.



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  • Banking Services


    When all DHBs moved to one bank, they reduced administration costs and collectively gain $4 million a year through lower fees and higher interest payments. Money they can now invest in frontline healthcare.



55.2

MILLION

59.7

MILLION

98.6

MILLION

TOTAL

MILLION

Achievements to date

Savings Update


HBL-assisted initiatives are estimated to have saved the health sector $98.6 million in the 2012/13 financial year and $213.5 million overall since forming in 2010.

These savings are invested back into health.