Knee osteoarthritis is estimated to affect nearly a million Australians. Telehealth is leading the way in reducing drug reliance and surgery.
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.
Post-surgical app gets the thumbs up for convenience.
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.
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.
The AMA has warned that health services in rural, regional and remote Australia could fall even further behind city services, without urgent government action to ensure all Australians have access to affordable and reliable high-speed broadband.