Technology

Unlocking data's potential in health care

23 January, 2020 by Sharryn Napier, Vice President and Regional Director, ANZ at Qlik

Problems with availability and access to information are keeping healthcare organisations from effectively using their data to impact lives and improve patient care.


Traceability: a digitalised healthcare supply chain for the new decade

20 January, 2020 by Catherine Koetz, Industry Manager — Healthcare, GS1 Australia | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

The 'Digital Health' agenda is extremely full and it is often challenging to bridge the supply chain and clinical delivery within organisations or give thought to the necessity to support traceability.


Five healthtech trends set to shape health sector

16 January, 2020

Increasing patient demands and a wave of technological innovation will force healthcare providers to redesign their service delivery methods in 2020.


DVT expert treats NASA astronaut from Earth

10 January, 2020

In an astounding example of technology advancing health care, a blood clot in the jugular vein of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been treated via telemedicine.


Govt pledges $7.5m for AI health research

18 December, 2019

AI will be critical in transforming the future of health care through improved preventative, diagnostic and treatment approaches.


In 2020, health technology will empower patients

16 December, 2019 by Dr Simon Wallace*

Consumerism is expected to play a key role in defining the future of healthcare technologies as patients demand transparency from their providers and the industry, says Dr Simon Wallace.


How AI can help prevent physician burnout

05 December, 2019 by Dr Simon Wallace* | Supplied by: Nuance Communications

AI is powering ambient clinical intelligence — it listens securely to clinician–patient conversations and provides assisted workflows, task and knowledge automation.


Partnership heralds tech and innovation in aged care

03 December, 2019

The Living Better Lab is set to provide a platform for major initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life for older Australians.


Vanguard Wireless IoT cellular nurse call unit

02 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Vanguard Wireless Pty Ltd

Vanguard Wireless' IoT cellular nurse call unit is designed for use in workspaces where a standard wireless nurse call system may not be suitable.


Transition to e-prescribing vital for national health

27 November, 2019 by Amy Sarcevic

The healthcare sector should phase out paper prescriptions sooner rather than later, according to the Chair of the SHPA's Electronic Medications Management Leadership Committee, James Grant.


AI-driven app wins 2019 AIMed Shark Tank Innovator Award

21 November, 2019

Theratrak's AI-driven app supports allied health clinicians to work collaboratively to create, monitor and track custom therapy programs for their clients.


Could a toilet monitor your health?

18 November, 2019

A team of metabolism scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working to drive forward personalised medicine using the health information contained in urine.


Visualising mHealth in 2019

12 November, 2019

Mobile devices are becoming an increasingly important part of modern healthcare delivery.


Ransomware attack on Vic hospitals exposes vulnerabilities

11 November, 2019 by James Bergl*

Recent ransomware attacks serve as critical reminders of the fragmentation of health services in rural areas and the vulnerabilities within these networks that can be exploited.


The security imperative for automation in health care

07 November, 2019 by Andrew Slavkovic, Solutions Engineering Manager, ANZ, CyberArk | Supplied by: CyberArk Software Inc.

With health care being heavy in high-volume, basic, rules-based manual process activity, it is an industry that is ripe for the intervention of robotic process automation.


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