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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.

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

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.

How to break the cyber breach cycle

10 June, 2019 by Matt Bunker*

It's critical that healthcare organisations are proactive about protecting their critical assets. We provide 10 cost-effective tips on how to achieve this.

Advantech USM-110W ITE-certified edge solution-ready platform

01 June, 2019

The USM-110W is an ITE-certified edge solution-ready platform aimed at diverse clinical applications.

Hills delivers nurse call and patient engagement technology to new Northern Beaches Hospital

01 November, 2018

Hills Health Solutions announced that it has achieved another milestone with the go-live of its nurse call and patient engagement solutions at the new Northern Beaches Hospital in French's Forest, New South Wales (NSW).

Standards create a stronger Healthcare Digital Thread

01 November, 2018

The healthcare industry is changing at a record pace as emerging technologies and massive amounts of data are made available for use in all parts of the healthcare supply chain.

Health accord signed by Qld and Berlin

23 October, 2018

A partnership has been formed between Queensland and Berlin, with the signing of a new health accord.

The life-saving piece of technology you never noticed is in every hospital

10 September, 2018

Some of the vital aspects of medical technology can end up flying under the radar. Like, say, the humble label.

Advantech AIM-55 Medical-Grade Tablet

01 July, 2018

The Aim-55 tablet has built-in Wi-Fi, NFC, 3G/4G LTE and Bluetooth 4.0 technologies.

Government-focused media, research and events firms join forces

22 May, 2018

A new media and events alliance is set to provide those working in tech and procurement roles across all levels of government with more quality content.

Bing EasyPost Mailroom

27 February, 2018

Bing Technologies has developed the EasyPost Mailroom software that enables healthcare professionals to securely send highly sensitive communications via online, e-comms, printed mail, texts etc.

Enhance your patient communication in 2018

01 February, 2018

Research experts are predicting that in 2018, the single most exciting business opportunity will be to improve your customers' experience.

How is the Internet of Things empowering staff and improving patient care?

26 June, 2017 by Mark Verbloot

A hospital-wide network that allows multiple devices to connect seamlessly, all at once, will empower medical staff, improve patient care and deliver a more meaningful and positive experience for all users.

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