Technology

How is the Internet of Things empowering staff and improving patient care?

26 June, 2017 by Mark Verbloot

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.


Medical app links high-care patients with their carers

06 June, 2017 by

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.


Clever electronic cap tracks your medication

16 May, 2017 by

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.


UK's NHS badly affected by WannaCry

15 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Charlie Teo supports new medical drone trial

12 May, 2017 by Corin Kelly

Remote Australian communities could expect to see medi-drone services operating within 12 months.


Digital health to be a key focus at CeBIT Australia

03 May, 2017 by

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.


Digital security in the cloud for healthcare providers

29 April, 2017 by Andrew Tucker

Andrew Tucker, CEO of ITonCloud, joins us to discuss patient record security and whether the answer is in the cloud.


Telehealth stands to help thousands with chronic knee pain

27 April, 2017 by

Knee osteoarthritis is estimated to affect nearly a million Australians. Telehealth is leading the way in reducing drug reliance and surgery.


The humanity in health technology

21 April, 2017 by Dr Victoria Atkinson

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.


Virtual care at the cutting edge of digital health

14 April, 2017 by

Nurse practitioner Matiu Bush is one of the new wave of clinicians looking beyond traditional models of care to virtual care and connected care models.


Technology and innovation in Australia's aged care

10 April, 2017 by Sean Rooney

Australia's aged-care workforce needs to meet the challenges of increased demand, consumer choice, a rapidly changing marketplace and the integration of new technologies.


Nanoscale sensor to detect disease

29 March, 2017 by

A new nanoscale sensor has been developed that can help detect cytokines — molecules that play a critical role in cellular response to infection, inflammation, trauma and disease.


Surgical follow-up? There's an app for that

24 March, 2017 by

Post-surgical app gets the thumbs up for convenience.


Surgery of the future

15 March, 2017 by

Move through a virtual operating theatre to learn about technologies including new imaging tools, robotics, biomaterials and more.


Thought-controlled movement

28 February, 2017 by

A device smaller than a paperclip could one day help paralysed people move their limbs with the power of thought.


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