Technology

Dr Alexa is now available

13 May, 2019 by Chelsea Ukoha* and Bianca Phillips**

While yet to be confirmed compliant in Australia, Amazon's interactive device Alexa is now HIPAA compliant and being utilised by hospitals in the USA.


Health care struggling to leverage data

07 May, 2019

Over 60% of healthcare providers believe they have ineffective central systems and processes for managing the patient life cycle.


The rise of educational technology in health care

06 May, 2019 by Alexander Roche*

Moving into virtual-reality- and augmented-reality-based training can — and should — change the traditional learning methodologies.


Advantech HIT-W183 Healthcare Information Terminal

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The HIT-W183 is an innovative, ultra-slim healthcare information terminal from the Advantech iHealthcare series.


Study reveals EHR impact on nursing

20 March, 2019

Over a third of nurses in a US study said that EHRs made them work less efficiently. However, the quality of the work environment was also a factor.


How AI is helping Rohingya refugee health

25 February, 2019

Refugee camps are fertile grounds for disease. A start-up has created an app to quickly diagnose skin manifestations, so more patients can be seen, faster.


Health sector tops notifiable data breaches

19 February, 2019

Last quarter the health sector had the highest number of data breaches of any industry, due to human error and malicious or criminal attacks.


App helps inexperienced perioperative nurses

04 February, 2019 by Laini Bennett

A stressful experience in an operating theatre inspired perioperative nurse Marrianne McGhee to build an app that helps inexperienced junior nurses.


Advantech 24″ PAX-324 Medical-Grade Monitor

01 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech's Medical-Grade PAX-324 monitor is designed to deliver medical images of optimal quality.


AI supports instant diagnosis of top eye disease

30 January, 2019

A new technique, supported by artificial intelligence, supports the instant and early diagnosis of one of the top causes of blindness.


How clinical decision support systems can save lives

21 January, 2019 by Dr Rohin Rameswarapu*

When successfully embedded with electonic medical systems, CDSSs can save lives.


GS1 Australia Recall Health product recall system

17 January, 2019 | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

GS1 Australia's Recall Health shares the most up-to-date product recall information with all involved stakeholders in real time.


Unlocking meaning in EMRs

14 January, 2019 by Solange Plebani*

The next-generation EMR is innovating through solution, strategy, technology and change management.


How virtual reality is changing health care

14 January, 2019 by Matthew Bardsley*

Virtual reality, while long used as a buzzword in many sectors, has found a real-world application in the medical industry.


Increasing patient involvement: 4 rules of engagement

08 January, 2019 by Dr Yossi Cohen* | Supplied by: InterSystems Corporation (Australia)

Efforts to engage the general population in electronic health care are often overshadowed by privacy and security concerns, and must be handled with care.


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