Qld hospital appoints Rauland to enhance patient experience

06 April, 2022

The $60.5 million Weststate Private Hospital in Townsville has appointed Rauland Australia to deploy technology aimed at ensuring patient experience is at the forefront of its services.

Misleading VPR reforms will restrict equitable access to health care

04 April, 2022 by Dr Margaret Faux* & Dr Silvia Pfeiffer**

From July this year, Australia's MBS telehealth system is going to change once again, and this comes after two years of constantly evolving rules and regulations regarding the delivery of healthcare services in this country.

Brisbane hospital introduces radiation protection technology

30 March, 2022

Metro North Health's The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) has introduced new radiation protection technology to safeguard cardiologists from potentially harmful radiation while performing life-saving procedures.

Cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility

28 March, 2022 by Deana Scott, Cybersecurity Community of Practice Chair, Australasian Institute of Digital Health | Supplied by: Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH)

Health care continues to become increasingly digitised with an ever-expanding range of infrastructure options, technology platforms and devices being implemented and accessed both internally and externally by hospitals and healthcare organisations.

Remote health monitoring — have we learnt our lessons?

25 March, 2022 by Emeline Ramos*

If we ever needed proof that our healthcare systems have a sustainability problem, the pandemic provided it.

Digital Health CRC appoints Annette Schmiede as Acting CEO

14 March, 2022

The Digital Health CRC (DHCRC) has appointed Annette Schmiede to the role of Acting CEO, following the resignation of former CEO Terry Sweeney.

Unaffordable innovation? The rising cost of patient care

01 March, 2022 by Richard Gerdis, Vice President & General Manager, Asia Pacific & Japan at LogicMonitor

The past two years have seen Australia's medical industry undergo significant changes, with e-health and telehealth quickly becoming the norm.

Digital Health CRC appoints Kate Munnings as new Chair

28 February, 2022

The Digital Health CRC has appointed Kate Munnings as its new Chair following the retirement of Michael Walsh.

Health remains most breached sector; human errors rise by 43%

23 February, 2022

Health care remains the most breached sector, reporting around 18% of all notified data breaches from July to December 2021.

DB Results and Thai hospital extend digital transformation partnership

18 February, 2022

Digital consultancy DB Results and the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Mahidol University have signed a deal to continue their digital transformation partnership.

Innovation funding for 3D-printed ostomy seal set

14 February, 2022

Medical technology company Singular Health, in collaboration with the national science agency CSIRO, has received a $100,000 funding boost.

Funding boost for local nurse's tech startup

04 February, 2022

Amelio Health, a provider of chronic pain management programs, has received the federal government's Boosting Female Founder Initiative grant.

Health care's silver lining

02 February, 2022

Health care's digital transformation was well underway when the pandemic first hit, but the crisis led to a massive increase in adoption and acceptance of technology by hospitals and healthcare facilities as well as consumers, patients and carers.

Digital Health CRC project to enhance telehealth capabilities

17 January, 2022

A $2m Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC) project aims to enhance telehealth capabilities and improve patient, clinician and caregiver experiences for mental health and palliative care services.

Medical device monitoring challenges

15 December, 2021

Improved collaboration between industry, health systems, medical societies and individual healthcare providers is needed to effectively manage implanted medical device recalls, according to an article published in Heart Rhythm Case Reports.

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