Technology

Mobile robot designed to assist in hospitals

18 October, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

A mobile YuMi robot, showcased at the Texas Medical Center, will be designed to assist staff with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals.


WHO launches app to improve care for older people

07 October, 2019

The World Health Organization has announced a package of tools, including a digital application, to help health and social workers provide better care for older people.


My Health Record brings diagnostic test results online

04 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Digital Health Agency

The latest My Health Record update has given patients and healthcare professionals easier access to pathology and diagnostic imaging results.


How embracing technology can make life easier for the healthcare sector

26 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Genesys

Healthcare workers can often feel like a very small cog in the very big machine that is the healthcare system.


ACT Health Directorate signs SaaS deal with TechnologyOne

18 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: TechnologyOne

The ACT Health Directorate has awarded TechnologyOne a four-year, $3.2 million contract to replace its on-premise inventory management system.


Video technology is changing the healthcare industry

18 September, 2019 by Jordan Cullis, Director Asia Pacific | Supplied by: Milestone Systems Australia

Governments and healthcare providers in Australia are turning to video technology to bring efficiencies and improve patient care.


Assisted-living technology providing home independence

09 September, 2019 by Philippa Lewis*

Enabling Australians who are aged or with disabilities to continue living in their homes with customised assisted-living technology is critical to wellbeing, provides independence with dignity and eases pressure on the health system.


AI prescribed to boost population health and support clinicians

03 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Best Case Scenario

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are transforming all sectors of the economy, and promising enormous human impact — nowhere more than in health care.


Health informatics — more than just data

29 August, 2019 by Jacqui Jones

Digital platforms provide the healthcare industry with great opportunities to empower the patient.


Smartphones fight killer bacteria

12 August, 2019

Off-the-shelf quantum dot nanotechnology and a smartphone camera could soon allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in just 40 minutes, potentially saving patient lives, Australian scientists believe.


Robot-ready labs

08 August, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Robots could take on about 50% more laboratory tests and automate tasks that cause people repetitive strain injury, technology provider ABB said.


Chris Alderman steps down as JPRR Editor-in-Chief

24 July, 2019

Dr Chris Alderman has stepped down as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research — the flagship journal of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.


Security of patient data needs to be prioritised

22 July, 2019 by Michael Dyson, Managing Director | Supplied by: SOTI Inc. Australia

As mobility continues to transform the way we live and work, cybersecurity and privacy concerns are top of mind for many individuals and businesses.


Spirit Medical S900 RealView Video Otoscope

17 July, 2019

Otoscopes have moved into the 21st century with Spirit Medical's RealView Video Otoscope.


Enabling health care with artificial intelligence

16 July, 2019 by Dhannu Daniel*

Artificial intelligence (AI) is enabling people and machines to work collaboratively, thereby changing the very nature of healthcare work.


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