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New horizons for health and life sciences data

01 January, 2021

A new strategic partnership is seeing SAS Analytics combining with Microsoft's Azure to open up new possibilities in healthcare.

Why contact tracing is here to stay

15 December, 2020 by Elissa Reid, Director of Health and Product, Contact Harald

Contact Harald is a contact tracing card solution that combines Bluetooth and wearable tech to support COVID-safe plans.

Project iRAD: expanding the cloud-connected community health network

15 December, 2020

South Western Sydney Primary Health Network's iRAD project has enabled healthcare organisations to share patient-consented health records across the continuum of care.

How data insights are improving access to antenatal care in western Sydney

26 November, 2020 by Julianne Harvey, Innovation and Redesign project lead, Western Sydney Local Health District

Auburn Hospital Antenatal Service implemented the Baby Steps program to address worryingly low numbers of women attending antenatal care.

Movember to launch prostate cancer 'super network'

23 October, 2020

Movember is launching a bumper network of prostate cancer patient registries, set to transform treatment and care of the disease.

A look at the collaborative surge in health care

09 September, 2020 by Guy Danskine, Managing Director, Australia, Equinix

A collaborative trend across the healthcare and life science sectors sees teamwork between public and private organisations, providers, researchers, tech vendors and even competitors.

A new paradigm in medical image analysis

16 July, 2020 by Professor Gustavo Carneiro*

Professor Gustavo Carneiro from the Australian Institute for Machine Learning explains our pathway to current computer-aided diagnosis.

Why good data management is the key to quality patient care

11 July, 2020 by Tunc Bolluk, Vice President APAC, Validity Inc.

Having accurate data is arguably the most critical concern for those who work in the healthcare sector; however, staying on top of this is not always an easy task.

PowerHealth hosts Q&A for healthcare costing

06 May, 2020

Healthcare software provider PowerHealth is establishing a question and answer session for the healthcare costing community to assist with queries arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

AI's role in modern-day health care

06 May, 2020 by Mark Jobbins*

With the impacts of COVID-19 being felt across the globe, the global healthcare sector has turned to technology to aid and accelerate innovation in the hope of combatting the pandemic.

In Conversation with Professor Kathryn North

10 April, 2020

Professor North plays a key role in integrating genomic testing and diagnosis into standard health care, working to identify new disease genes and improve diagnosis and setting the benchmark for ongoing research efforts.

Using hospital data to ease the financial squeeze

09 April, 2020 by Vinay Chand, Managing Director — Health Solutions, Civica ANZ

With the help of cloud-based technology, healthcare providers can analyse costing data for trends and insights that can improve the efficiency with which they deliver their services.

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.

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.

ACT Health Directorate signs SaaS deal with TechnologyOne

18 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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

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