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Telehealth: support for the Australian health system

31 March, 2020

With COVID-19 raging across the world, phone-based health services are proving to be vital in supporting consistency and confidence in the provision of health services.


Telehealth assists infection control

13 March, 2020

Temporary MBS items are allowing doctors, nurses and mental health professionals to deliver services via telehealth during the COVID-19 crisis.


Rwanda's digital health revolution

11 March, 2020

Rwanda is set to undergo a digital health revolution following a 10-year partnership between the Rwandan government and digital health solutions provider Babyl.


AI to ID cardiac arrests on 000 calls

14 February, 2020

The artificial intelligence technology runs in the background of incoming emergency calls, picking up on key words, language and sound patterns.


DVT expert treats NASA astronaut from Earth

10 January, 2020

In an astounding example of technology advancing health care, a blood clot in the jugular vein of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been treated via telemedicine.


Personify Patient Care mobile platform

01 December, 2018

Personify Patient Care is a proprietary mobile platform developed to help healthcare organisations manage their evidence-based pre-admission and post-discharge protocols.


In Conversation... with telepalliative nurse Brett Hayes

26 October, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Hayes' TelePalliative Care Service has transformed the lives of palliative patients and their families in WA's Wheatbelt region.


Moverio BT-35E augmented reality (AR) smartglasses

09 October, 2018

Epson Australia launches its next-generation Moverio BT-35E augmented reality (AR) smartglasses with transparent Si-OLED display.


Turning night into day

20 September, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Working nightshift is par for the course for healthcare clinicians. But what if there was a way to turn night into day?


My Health is shifting the control paradigm

29 August, 2018 by Bianca Phillips*

Once the majority of Australians have a My Health Record, and more practitioners use the system, a new paradigm for health data control will emerge.


Telehealth stands to help thousands with chronic knee pain

27 April, 2017

Knee osteoarthritis is estimated to affect nearly a million Australians. Telehealth is leading the way in reducing drug reliance and surgery.


Virtual care at the cutting edge of digital health

14 April, 2017

Nurse practitioner Matiu Bush is one of the new wave of clinicians looking beyond traditional models of care to virtual care and connected care models.


Surgical follow-up? There's an app for that

24 March, 2017

Post-surgical app gets the thumbs up for convenience.


New patient monitoring technology targets readmissions

13 February, 2017

A mobile patient monitoring system — which was last week selected as only one of 25 digital health and medical technologies in the world to be fast-tracked into the lucrative US market — is set to be released in Australia.


Collaboration key in realising telehealth potential

03 February, 2017

One of the biggest opportunities currently facing the Australian healthcare sector is to develop a more sustainable approach to population health management; optimising available public funding and care outcomes for the patient.


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