Technology

Eastern Health teams up with My Emergency Doctor to deliver virtual care

26 October, 2021

Melbourne's Box Hill Hospital has signed a deal with My Emergency Doctor that provides the hospital scalable access to virtual senior emergency specialists.


New system improves alertness, safety among shift workers

26 October, 2021

Monash University researchers and Opturion have developed a cloud-based rostering system to improve alertness, productivity and safety among shift workers.


DePuy Synthes, J&J Institute launch mobile training lab for surgeons, hospital staff

20 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd

DePuy Synthes, the Orthopaedics business unit of Johnson & Johnson Medical Australia, and the Johnson & Johnson Institute, have launched a mobile training lab bringing training directly to surgeons and their teams around Australia.


Wagga Wagga hospital trials new surgical training tech

15 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd

Calvary Riverina Hospital in Wagga Wagga is trialling telementoring equipment for surgical training.


Half of Australians comfortable receiving medical services remotely

12 October, 2021

Around 48% of Australian patients would choose to rely solely on face-to-face appointments once the country is out of the COVID-19 tunnel and half of respondents (49%) said they are now comfortable with receiving medical services remotely.


AI system helps detect retinal diseases

12 October, 2021

A group of international researchers has applied artificial intelligence (AI) technology to detect and monitor retinal diseases on a large scale more accurately.


Virtual care — beyond the pandemic

11 October, 2021 by Bronwyn Le Grice, CEO and Founder of ANDHealth

Beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, how do we maintain the momentum in virtual care that is transforming our health system?


Radar guidance used in Vic breast cancer surgery

08 October, 2021

Melbourne woman Jodie Talone is said to be the first patient in Australia to have a tumour removed with the assistance of the SCOUT radar technology.


Three critical ways to keep your data healthy

07 October, 2021 by Lucas Salter, General Manager, Data Protection Solutions, Asia Pacific & Japan, Dell Technologies | Supplied by: Dell Technologies

Working with large datasets, the health industry has embraced artificial intelligence and machine learning to solve challenges in everything from patient care, medical imaging, diagnosis to genetic analysis and drug research and development.


3D tech training to improve surgeries

05 October, 2021

A South Australian research project focusing on 3D technology hopes to improve knee, hip and spine surgeries.


Relief for the frontline

05 October, 2021 | Supplied by: My Emergency Doctor

While two-thirds of Australians have been working from home since the beginning of the pandemic, a large number of healthcare workers have been putting themselves at risk on the frontline, working extended hours and taking on a greater workload, to ensure health and safety of all of us.


Leveraging AI and automation to save lives

04 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched healthcare systems to their limits and highlighted the need for digital innovation within our hospital facilities.


Minitab Statistical Software Healthcare Module

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Minitab Pty Ltd

Minitab Statistical Software Healthcare Module provides guided data analysis in commonly used and understood healthcare terms.


Telehealth in aged care: does it have a promising future?

29 September, 2021 by Gareth Mohan*

During lockdowns, senior Australians used fewer in-person visits with their GPs and telehealth visits became a core service for non-urgent care.


Universities, industry partner for AI-based quarantine monitoring system

28 September, 2021

The NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) is collaborating with researchers and industry to deliver a quarantine monitoring system that supports the state's plan to return to normal.


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