Technology > Digital disruption

Mobilising local medical manufacturing in a pandemic

15 July, 2020

An Aussie-made medical manufacturer is using technology to get gold-standard infection control equipment in the hands of health workers.

Medtech leading the way in pandemic collaboration

14 July, 2020 by Ian Burgess, Medical Technology Association of Australia CEO

The collaborative efforts of government and industry have worked to ensure the supply of critically important medical equipment during the pandemic.

What healthcare providers should demand from technology

13 July, 2020 by Alan Stocker, Health Practice Lead, Wavelink

As organisations embrace emerging technologies, they must also consider their interoperability with legacy systems to ensure seamless integration.

AI on the COVID-19 frontline and beyond

10 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Professor Megan Coffee and colleagues at New York Hospital are learning 'on the fly' how to predict which COVID-19 patients will need mechanical ventilators.

Australia's digital health industry set to drive economic growth

09 July, 2020

ANDHealth has released a report demonstrating that Australia's emerging digital health industry is in a strong position to tap into growing global demand for digital health solutions.

Digital health: Innovation Challenge winners announced

26 June, 2020

The Australian Digital Health Agency has announced the winners of the challenge, which champions digital health innovation.

Museum of Human Disease open to the virtual public

23 June, 2020

The Museum of Human Disease at UNSW Sydney has launched a virtual museum displaying real organs and body parts.

Subiaco hospital uses wearables to reduce workplace injury

16 June, 2020

The wearable technology captures and measures hazardous movements and coaches workers using real-time feedback and in-app training.

Support for frontline health workers in sub-Saharan Africa and Middle East

15 June, 2020

As a result of a collaboration, a focused training program will be delivered via mobile app, with the aim of reaching 600,000 nurses and midwives.

Avalue Technology HID-2334 Medical Cart Panel PC

01 June, 2020

The HID-2334 Medical Cart Panel PC from Avalue Technology is an all-in-one, 23.8″ panel PC designed for mobile carts.

How legacy operating systems and firmware could endanger patients

15 May, 2020 by Steve Hunter*

Healthcare organisations will have to consider the interoperability between emerging technologies and legacy systems to ensure a seamless integration.

Health systems struggle to keep up with hackers

12 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian health systems are struggling to keep pace with the adoption of technology by cyber attackers, research from UNSW shows.

The challenge of disparate digital systems

01 May, 2020

With the introduction of newer digital capabilities, companies with disparate systems need to urgently review these and integrate now if they want to grow.

ACSC steps up fight against COVID-19 cybercrooks

23 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre is working on multiple fronts to combat cyber threat activity capitalising on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fall-detection tech gets smart

22 April, 2020

An Australian company has created an artificial intelligence device that can detect if someone suffers a fall in the home, hospital or aged-care facility.

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