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How tech can help combat workplace stress in aged care

11 January, 2021 by Tammy Sherwood, CEO of Person Centred Software Australia

One solution that aged-care businesses can pursue — in order to help their employees to be healthier, happier and stress-free — is the use of technology within the care environment.


Medtech predictions for 2021

06 January, 2021

Three Australian small-cap and start-up executives give their take on what we might see from the medtech industry in 2021.


Three ways Australian healthcare providers can ride out the ransomware wave

18 December, 2020 by Aaron Bugal, Global Solutions Engineer at Sophos

Here are three key steps every healthcare provider needs to undertake to get ahead of their growing ransomware problem.


Chatbot to deliver respite to dementia carers

11 December, 2020

A digitally driven international research project led by the University of South Australia could provide respite for around two million carers living in the Asia–Pacific region.


Upgrading the pharma industry with automation and real-time information

02 December, 2020 by George Hunnewell, RxMx CEO

Critical, real-time access to data can substantially benefit the pharmaceutical industry.


How healthcare organisations can face the cybersecurity challenge of COVID-19

27 November, 2020 by Rohan Langdon, Country Manager, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, Forescout

Device visibility is the number one issue that healthcare organisations need to address to meet the security challenge.


Five reasons why COVID-19 has left the health sector vulnerable to cybercrime

24 November, 2020

An industry white paper explores the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare industry's cybersecurity landscape and shares best-practice guidance for healthcare providers.


Protecting data in the age of digital health

20 November, 2020 by Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering at Veeam Software

IT teams within healthcare institutions should consider a data protection strategy on a foundation of education, implementation and remediation to be impermeable from the word go.


Will APIs and healthcare apps repeat the mistakes of the past?

12 November, 2020 by Joan Ostergaard*

What will the consequences be when we end up with so many apps that we can't remember which one to use?


Young healthcare workers see tech's potential to reduce workloads

11 November, 2020

The Future Health Index 2020 report uncovers the needs of the next generation of healthcare professionals, providing insights into how to support and empower them.


We can no longer afford a business-as-usual approach to health care

28 October, 2020 by Helen Souness, RMIT Online CEO

We need to refocus healthcare training for an era where telehealth, home-based treatment and monitoring are prominent and AI, data and machine learning augment health care.


Health innovation: patients and doctors in focus

14 October, 2020 by Michael Clark, Senior Vice President of Healthcare, Nuance Communications

The industry's digital transformation must consider both doctor and patient to ensure it will benefit the ecosystem as a whole.


Why health care must prioritise data protection

07 October, 2020 by Josh Gluck*

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has raised concerns in regard to healthcare providers being increasingly targeted by COVID-19-themed ransomware attacks.


Robots: the new consumer truth serum

28 September, 2020 by Tomas Haffenden, Futurist at VERSA

The role of honesty when it comes to our health cannot be underplayed and is of far greater importance than social truth.


Delivering 'as-a-service' infrastructure via the cloud

25 September, 2020

The healthcare industry is rapidly adopting a cloud-first, 'as-a-service' model within their IT infrastructure.


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