In Australia, only around 40% of adults have the level of individual health literacy needed to effectively understand and use information about health.
The adoption of digital health services and technologies is a driver for transformational change in the way Australians approach their health and care.
New technology from South Korea means disease diagnosis is just a breath away.
Concerns are frequently expressed by both clinicians and consumers around the usability and safety of technology in healthcare.
In a contemporary healthcare environment, with an ever-expanding array of treatment options and new challenges in infectious diseases, lifestyle-related diseases and cancer, clear communication among multidisciplinary care teams, and with patients and their carers, has never been more important.
Calvary North Adelaide has become the first hospital in South Australia to adopt the latest in 3D laparoscopic imaging.
A hospital-wide network that allows multiple devices to connect seamlessly, all at once, will empower medical staff, improve patient care and deliver a more meaningful and positive experience for all users.
ConnectUs Life has launched the RightMinder first-alert app — a medical device that is intended to improve the safety, independence and life quality of people with high-care needs.
Pillsy is an ordinary-looking pill bottle with a smart electronic cap, enabling users of medication to have dosage information sent directly to an app on their smartphones.
Organisations around the world are currently reeling from what is being called the worst ransomware outbreak to date, with the UK's National Health Service (NHS) having been particularly badly hit by the attack.
Remote Australian communities could expect to see medi-drone services operating within 12 months.
CeBIT Australia will bring together leading experts in the fields of EMRs, big data, artificial intelligence and robotic surgery. CeBIT will be held in Sydney 23–25 May.
Andrew Tucker, CEO of ITonCloud, joins us to discuss patient record security and whether the answer is in the cloud.
Knee osteoarthritis is estimated to affect nearly a million Australians. Telehealth is leading the way in reducing drug reliance and surgery.
When the system fails to deliver technological solutions, our clinicians will initiate solutions of their own. The result is often a fragmented mix of non-integrated niche systems that dangerously complicate the patient journey.