Technology > Digital disruption

Australian opportunities in Indonesia's digital health ecosystem

16 March, 2020

According to research conducted by MTPConnect and Asialink Business, Australian businesses should be seizing opportunities emerging from Indonesia's booming digital health ecosystem.

Designing healthcare solutions for the empowered generation

20 February, 2020 by Carla West, Deepend

Millennials and Gen Z are taking healthcare innovation into their own hands, bringing a new, patient-focused approach to the forefront.

Health tech research lab to digitise hospitals

11 February, 2020 by Anthony Dodd

A research lab to help Australian hospitals adopt and upskill with new and existing digital health technology has opened in Adelaide.

The future of health care is not in hospitals

10 February, 2020 by Gihan Perera*

In the past, the hospital experience was a significant part of health care, but that won't necessarily be true in the future. If you're a hospital leader, look beyond your four walls and consider the entire patient journey.

Traceability: a digitalised healthcare supply chain for the new decade

20 January, 2020 by Catherine Koetz, Industry Manager — Healthcare, GS1 Australia

The 'Digital Health' agenda is extremely full and it is often challenging to bridge the supply chain and clinical delivery within organisations or give thought to the necessity to support traceability.

Mobile robot designed to assist in hospitals

18 October, 2019

A mobile YuMi robot, showcased at the Texas Medical Center, will be designed to assist staff with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals.

WHO launches app to improve care for older people

07 October, 2019

The World Health Organization has announced a package of tools, including a digital application, to help health and social workers provide better care for older people.

My Health Record brings diagnostic test results online

04 October, 2019

The latest My Health Record update has given patients and healthcare professionals easier access to pathology and diagnostic imaging results.

Raising the security bar

24 June, 2019 by Phil Wallace*

Government-issued guidelines now stipulate more stringent requirements for e-health cloud security. Here's what healthcare providers need to know.

Challenging your organisation to drive innovation

03 June, 2019 by Stu Lloyd*

How can you use questioning and challenging to challenge the status quo and drive innovation in your area of health care?

Digital transformation is happening in aged care

28 May, 2019 by David O'Sullivan*

Some aged-care providers are already changing their business culture to incorporate digital innovation.

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.

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.

Facilitating mobile device deployments in health care

01 November, 2018

The deployment of mobile devices throughout the healthcare field is quickly expanding to better meet the needs of patients by improving internal and external communications or reducing costs.

AI predicts Alzheimer's

11 October, 2018

Canadian scientists have created an artificial intelligence algorithm that can accurately predict Alzheimer's within the next five years.

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