Technology > Health Informatics

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.

AI-driven app wins 2019 AIMed Shark Tank Innovator Award

21 November, 2019

Theratrak's AI-driven app supports allied health clinicians to work collaboratively to create, monitor and track custom therapy programs for their clients.

Could a toilet monitor your health?

18 November, 2019

A team of metabolism scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working to drive forward personalised medicine using the health information contained in urine.

Visualising mHealth in 2019

12 November, 2019

Mobile devices are becoming an increasingly important part of modern healthcare delivery.

Ransomware attack on Vic hospitals exposes vulnerabilities

11 November, 2019 by James Bergl*

Recent ransomware attacks serve as critical reminders of the fragmentation of health services in rural areas and the vulnerabilities within these networks that can be exploited.

The security imperative for automation in health care

07 November, 2019 by Andrew Slavkovic, Solutions Engineering Manager, ANZ, CyberArk

With health care being heavy in high-volume, basic, rules-based manual process activity, it is an industry that is ripe for the intervention of robotic process automation.

Predictive software in aged care may reduce emergency visits

29 October, 2019

RMIT University, Telstra Health and the Digital Health CRC are partnering to develop analytical software that will predict deterioration and support clinical decision-making.

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