Top 5 tips to going paperless

19 January, 2018 by Andrew Tucker*

Healthcare facilities love paper. So is there a simple way to go digital?

EMR governance: your business case is just the beginning

17 January, 2018 by Dr Emeline Ramos, Physician Executive, InterSystems | Supplied by: InterSystems Corporation (Australia)

It is common for healthcare organisations to put forward a business case to secure funding for an electronic medical record (EMR) implementation; however, long-term governance models that ensure benefits identified in business cases are actually tracked and realised are far less common.

Scientists 'walk' through cancer cells using virtual reality

12 January, 2018

Groundbreaking technology is allowing scientists to work collaboratively on cancer research.

Epilepsy seizure prediction possible with AI

18 December, 2017

Soon, epilepsy sufferers will have customised technology that forewarns them of a seizure.

Keep out, and stay out!

28 November, 2017 by Anthony Smith*

Six cybersecurity treatments that healthcare organisations should prescribe to.

3D bones custom made... while you're in surgery

07 November, 2017

'Just-in-time implants' will revolutionise the way bone cancer is treated.

New app makes surgery set-ups a breeze

17 October, 2017 by Kristy Platt

Australian nurse's invention streamlines surgery set-up, and reduces costs and waste.

Q&A with a Scrubit end user

17 October, 2017

Maitland Private Hospital's nurse unit manager, Martine Mead, explains how Scrubit has saved the hospital time and money, as well as reduced waste.

Four reasons why health care needs blockchain

17 October, 2017 | Supplied by: Quest Events Pty Ltd

Blockchain has the potential to transform the way the healthcare sector operates.

Why healthcare facilities are targeted for cyber attacks

15 September, 2017 by Coverforce Leed Insurance Brokers*

Healthcare assets are particularly attractive to criminals.

Revolutionising the way medical students learn with new technology

31 August, 2017

A Sydney paediatrician is changing the way medical students learn with his 'Sims'-like game, PlayMed.

EHRs in the hands of clinicians at Portland District Health

25 August, 2017

Portland District Health, Victoria, is leading the pack in clinical informatics technology, with close to 95% conversion to electronic health records (EHRs). CEO Christine Gilesexplains why EHRs should stay in the hands of clinicians, not administrators.

Meeting between experts: supporting shared decision-making in practice

11 August, 2017

In Australia, only around 40% of adults have the level of individual health literacy needed to effectively understand and use information about health.

My Health Record expansion set to reduce pressure on hospitals

07 August, 2017

The adoption of digital health services and technologies is a driver for transformational change in the way Australians approach their health and care.

Breathalyser app diagnoses disease

01 August, 2017

New technology from South Korea means disease diagnosis is just a breath away.

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