Technology > Health Informatics

The rise of educational technology in health care

06 May, 2019 by Alexander Roche*

Moving into virtual-reality- and augmented-reality-based training can — and should — change the traditional learning methodologies.

Advantech HIT-W183 Healthcare Information Terminal

01 May, 2019

The HIT-W183 is an innovative, ultra-slim healthcare information terminal from the Advantech iHealthcare series.

How AI is helping Rohingya refugee health

25 February, 2019

Refugee camps are fertile grounds for disease. A start-up has created an app to quickly diagnose skin manifestations, so more patients can be seen, faster.

AI supports instant diagnosis of top eye disease

30 January, 2019

A new technique, supported by artificial intelligence, supports the instant and early diagnosis of one of the top causes of blindness.

How clinical decision support systems can save lives

21 January, 2019 by Dr Rohin Rameswarapu*

When successfully embedded with electonic medical systems, CDSSs can save lives.

GS1 Australia Recall Health product recall system

17 January, 2019

GS1 Australia's Recall Health shares the most up-to-date product recall information with all involved stakeholders in real time.

Unlocking meaning in EMRs

14 January, 2019 by Solange Plebani*

The next-generation EMR is innovating through solution, strategy, technology and change management.

Tech gives voice back to stroke victims

18 December, 2018 by Bob Sherbin

A technology start-up has created a mobile app that converts non-standard language into readily understood speech, restoring speech to stroke victims.

Advantech POC series of medical-grade point-of-care terminals

31 October, 2018

POC series terminals are high-performance, medical-grade devices with the capability to support multiple displays for complex imaging-related healthcare applications.

IoT and blockchain: unique opportunities for healthcare

19 September, 2018 by Michael Walker*

Technological disruption, fuelled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain, is impacting all aspects of the healthcare value chain in game-changing ways.

Implementing the vulnerability concept in health and social care

18 September, 2018 by Hamish Robertson*

The ability to focus on vulnerabilities allows appropriate responses to the complexities of patients, clients and carers to be developed.

Muscular dystrophy — dogs take the lead

07 September, 2018

CRISPR gene editing restored muscle function in dogs with DMD to near-normal levels in the heart, diaphragm and other muscles; a cure for kids is close.

iNAP sleep therapy unit

20 August, 2018

For patients experiencing sleep apnoea, finding a quiet, lightweight and comfortable solution is a must.

Want to innovate? No need to reinvent the wheel

20 August, 2018 by Laini Bennett

When it comes to innovation, it is okay for healthcare organisations to look for inspiration from other industries and organisations.

Sigma Care Dialysis Chair

13 August, 2018

Sigma Care has designed a dialysis chair to maximise patient comfort.

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