Technology > Health Informatics

Project iRAD to expand in SW Sydney region

07 July, 2020

The innovative solution enables healthcare organisations to share patient-consented health records across the continuum of care.

BreastScreen WA connects to My Health Record

28 May, 2020

Consenting women from Western Australia will have their mammogram results uploaded to their My Health Record and the choice of receiving their results via SMS or letter.

How robots could deliver urgent triage in our hospitals

13 May, 2020 by Ian Manovel, Digital Consulting Healthcare and Life Sciences, DXC Technology

As the urgency of maintaining population health becomes a pressing reality, governments and regions seek innovative solutions to the impending crisis in the health system.

RACGP urges COVIDSafe app download

05 May, 2020

The COVIDSafe Fact Sheet provides a straightforward overview of the app, aimed at helping to clarify details that are leading to confusion and alarm for some members of the community.

Advantech HIT-507 Healthcare Information Terminal

01 May, 2020

The HIT-507 is a medical-grade healthcare information terminal that offers equipment builders an easily integrated HMI for rapid product development.

How secure mobile technologies can enhance patient care

23 April, 2020 by Michael Dyson, Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand

For devices that carry sensitive patient data, healthcare providers will need to take steps to ensure they have the necessary security protocols and systems in place.

Geospatial mapping to target health to hotspots

18 March, 2020

A $2 million international project will use cutting-edge geospatial mapping to develop a comprehensive real-time Health Atlas.

A digital treatment for a private health insurer's malaise

09 February, 2020 by Vinay Chand, Managing Director, Health Solutions, Civica International

Amid escalating public debate over the value of private health insurance, the government and key industry bodies are scrambling to take steps to reduce premium increases and counter the decline in membership.

Advantech AIM-58 Medical-Grade Tablet

01 February, 2020

Compliant with the IEC 60601-1 Ed. 3.1 standard for medical devices and IP65 rated for dust and water resistance, the AIM-58 tablet is purpose-built for medical and healthcare applications.

Improving outcomes with connected health care

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Stern, Regional Vice President of ANZ, MuleSoft

Despite advances in medical devices and biotech, the health industry is battling a technology paradox: hidden behind cutting-edge medical breakthroughs are ailing IT systems.

Everywhere there is care, we are there

18 January, 2020

Connected care makes smart bed data visible, useful and actionable to impact patient falls, patient satisfaction and caregiver efficiency.

Five healthtech trends set to shape health sector

16 January, 2020

Increasing patient demands and a wave of technological innovation will force healthcare providers to redesign their service delivery methods in 2020.

Govt pledges $7.5m for AI health research

18 December, 2019

AI will be critical in transforming the future of health care through improved preventative, diagnostic and treatment approaches.

In 2020, health technology will empower patients

16 December, 2019 by Dr Simon Wallace*

Consumerism is expected to play a key role in defining the future of healthcare technologies as patients demand transparency from their providers and the industry, says Dr Simon Wallace.

Transition to e-prescribing vital for national health

27 November, 2019 by Amy Sarcevic

The healthcare sector should phase out paper prescriptions sooner rather than later, according to the Chair of the SHPA's Electronic Medications Management Leadership Committee, James Grant.

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