Technology

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.


Refront Patient/Room Information Display

02 July, 2019

The Refront Patient/Room Information Display is designed to replace handwritten or printed patient nameplates and inefficient processes.


Comdek Portable Color Oxi-Capnography

02 July, 2019

Comdek's capnography monitor has a colour TFT display showing EtCO2, SpO2, pulse, respiration, SpO2 and EtCO2 waveform.


MIKO Drip IV Monitoring System

02 July, 2019

The MIKO IV monitoring system saves healthcare workers from having to regularly check how much fluid remains in a patient's IV.


RootiRx compact ECG IP58

02 July, 2019

At just 14 g, the RootiRx is a lightweight, water-resistant, wireless single patch that captures a single-lead ECG signal continuously up to seven days.


Raising the security bar

24 June, 2019 by Phil Wallace*

Government-issued guidelines now stipulate more stringent requirements for e-health cloud security. Here's what healthcare providers need to know.


Design by data: the future of healthcare facility design

18 June, 2019 by David Morgareidge*

Using predictive analytics to design your future health facility will streamline the design process and outcomes — and save costs.


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