Technology

ADHA, CSIRO team up to connect Australia's health system

02 November, 2022

The Australian Digital Health Agency and CSIRO’s Australian e-Health Research Centre have launched a new collaboration.


LINAK LCi Communication Interface

01 November, 2022 | Supplied by: LINAK Australia Pty Ltd

The LINAK Communication Interface (LCi) is a communication protocol designed to unlock the digital potential of healthcare businesses.


Mixed reality 3D hologram technology used in surgery

26 October, 2022

Digital holograms are an emerging tool in operating rooms across the globe. Now, a HoloLens mixed reality headset has been used during surgery.


New partnership to improve controlled medication management

14 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Modeus

Healthcare software company Modeus will roll out its HS8 Controlled Medication Register application, in partnership with WA Health.


AI could help with suicide prediction, prevention

07 October, 2022

Around nine Australians take their own life each day, and it is the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15–44.


Minitab Healthcare Module

01 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Minitab Pty Ltd

Created with healthcare professionals in mind, Minitab's Healthcare Module provides guided data analysis in commonly used and understood healthcare terms.


Q&A: Improving patient care through effective communication

30 September, 2022 by Mansi Gandhi | Supplied by: Stryker

Dr Benjamin Kanter, a physician innovator and CMIO, Vocera, reflects on the role of technology in transforming care delivery and patient outcomes.


New wearable device monitors tumour size

21 September, 2022

Engineers at Stanford University have created a small device that can be adhered to the skin to measure the changing size of tumours below.


Solution can track, predict ICU patients' consciousness

21 September, 2022

This technology promises to significantly ease the strain on medical staff and could impact clinical decisions.


Connecting Australian health care

09 September, 2022 by Dr Holger Kaufmann*

In a healthcare system that values cutting-edge technology to diagnose, treat and manage conditions, consistent sharing of consumer health information remains an elusive target.


AI to detect COVID-19 infection in people's voices

07 September, 2022

Simple voice recordings and fine-tuned AI algorithms can potentially help determine which patients have COVID-19 infection.


Tool detects and warns of patient deterioration

29 August, 2022

ICU Staff Specialist Dr David Cook said this is a genuinely useful and implementable way of managing unexpected patient deterioration across a large hospital.


Royal Perth Hospital rolls out e-prescription trial

22 August, 2022

The service will be rolled out to all specialties at the hospital following an initial 12-week trial in Haematology, Immunology, Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine and Gastroenterology & Liver outpatient clinics.


NT rolls out first stage of $259m patient health record system

15 August, 2022

The Northern Territory Government has successfully rolled out the first stage of its $259 million patient health record system, Acacia.


Tiny bed sensors could put an end to hospital pressure sores

10 August, 2022

UniSA scientists have designed optical fibre sensors that can be attached to hospital mattresses to monitor movement and record heart and respiratory rates.


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