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Medical device monitoring challenges

15 December, 2021

Improved collaboration between industry, health systems, medical societies and individual healthcare providers is needed to effectively manage implanted medical device recalls, according to an article published in Heart Rhythm Case Reports.

$20m Digital Health Accelerator selects five companies for first cohort

13 December, 2021

Digital Health Accelerator ANDHealth has selected the first cohort of five companies that will take part in the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) funded ANDHealth+ program.

New Research Report: How IoT Technology Helps Create Tomorrow's Hospital Today

01 December, 2021

Over the last 18 months we've all seen, on a global scale, the challenges healthcare facility managers are facing as they work to maximize their buildings' operational performance while also maintaining the quality of care and patient and staff safety.

Siemens launches CT scanner with photon-counting tech

22 November, 2021

Siemens Healthineers has launched Naeotom Alpha, claimed to be the world's first photon-counting CT scanner.

Digital health consumer app to launch in 2022

15 November, 2021

The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has partnered with Chamonix to develop a digital health consumer mobile app.

Digital health project hopes to improve hospital decision-making

04 November, 2021

A DHCRC research project is set to apply health informatics solutions to decision-making in hospitals with an aim to deliver safer and more effective patient care.

Care doesn't have to come at a cost

01 November, 2021

Care comes at a cost for healthcare organisations. When it comes to outsourcing nurse call and critical system management, this cost often includes an exorbitant financial outlay and restrictive lock-in contracts.

Human Centred Innovations MATLDA AI robot

01 November, 2021

MATLDA is an intelligent, person-centred, multilingual social robot with human-like features designed for providing holistic care services.

Eastern Health teams up with My Emergency Doctor to deliver virtual care

26 October, 2021

Melbourne's Box Hill Hospital has signed a deal with My Emergency Doctor that provides the hospital scalable access to virtual senior emergency specialists.

Wagga Wagga hospital trials new surgical training tech

15 October, 2021

Calvary Riverina Hospital in Wagga Wagga is trialling telementoring equipment for surgical training.

Virtual care — beyond the pandemic

11 October, 2021 by Bronwyn Le Grice, CEO and Founder of ANDHealth

Beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, how do we maintain the momentum in virtual care that is transforming our health system?

How IoT is transforming on-premise laundry dosing in healthcare

01 October, 2021

As we continue into the second decade of the fourth industrial revolution, the cleaning and hygiene sector finds itself in the midst of an exciting and fast-moving era of communication and connectivity.

$19.75m funding for digital health

13 September, 2021

Digital health commercialisation organisation ANDHealth has opened applications for its flagship program, ANDHealth+, after receiving a $19.75m funding injection.

Getting data foundations right remains critical for Australian healthcare

13 September, 2021

We often talk about patient rights — right product, right place, right patient, right time, right dose, right… but having the right product data in all the right systems to support these important patient rights sometimes has less rigour even in our increasingly digital world.

How dehydration influences cognitive status in aged-care residents

20 July, 2021 by Tammy Sherwood, CEO of Person Centred Software Australia*

Through digital technology, aged-care homes can immediately see which residents have not had sufficient fluids, enabling appropriate action to be taken.

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