Technology

Report finds mobile tech making healthcare workers' jobs easier

25 January, 2021

Research reveals that more than 78% of Australian healthcare workers have been issued with new technologies, such as mobile devices, to support their duties during the pandemic.


How tech can help combat workplace stress in aged care

11 January, 2021 by Tammy Sherwood, CEO of Person Centred Software Australia

One solution that aged-care businesses can pursue — in order to help their employees to be healthier, happier and stress-free — is the use of technology within the care environment.


Medtech predictions for 2021

06 January, 2021

Three Australian small-cap and start-up executives give their take on what we might see from the medtech industry in 2021.


Why telehealth technology is the key to advancing Australian health care

22 December, 2020 by Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, CEO of Coviu | Supplied by: Coviu

We must learn from the pandemic and use it as a guide for new healthcare models — one that includes greater implementation of technology for remote consultations.


Three ways Australian healthcare providers can ride out the ransomware wave

18 December, 2020 by Aaron Bugal, Global Solutions Engineer at Sophos

Here are three key steps every healthcare provider needs to undertake to get ahead of their growing ransomware problem.


Medtech start-up brings sustainable disinfection solution to Australia

16 December, 2020

An innovative, sustainable disinfection technology that uses UV-C light to disinfect ultrasound probes and cables is now available in Australia.


Why contact tracing is here to stay

15 December, 2020 by Elissa Reid, Director of Health and Product, Contact Harald

Contact Harald is a contact tracing card solution that combines Bluetooth and wearable tech to support COVID-safe plans.


Project iRAD: expanding the cloud-connected community health network

15 December, 2020

South Western Sydney Primary Health Network's iRAD project has enabled healthcare organisations to share patient-consented health records across the continuum of care.


Chatbot detects speech changes typical of early Alzheimer's

15 December, 2020

QUT PhD data science researcher Ahmed Alkenani has developed a chatbot that can identify multiple stages of dementia by analysing linguistic biomarkers.


Digital platform tackles isolation in aged care

14 December, 2020

Developed as a result of extensive research at Monash University, the platform uses messages, videos, music and personal photographs to stimulate long-term memories.


Chatbot to deliver respite to dementia carers

11 December, 2020

A digitally driven international research project led by the University of South Australia could provide respite for around two million carers living in the Asia–Pacific region.


COVID-19 and the Royal Commission are the resets aged care needs

09 December, 2020 by Greg O’Loan, Regional Vice President ANZ, Epicor

We need to look at ways to use new technology to provide truly resident-centric care as well as effective communication and collaboration amongst staff and key stakeholders.


Staffing crises in emergency departments: this Christmas, it's different

08 December, 2020 by Bill Maiden*, CEO, My Emergency Doctor | Supplied by: My Emergency Doctor

Through technology, hospitals now no longer need struggle to access specialist emergency physicians to provide round-the-clock, quality emergency care.


Upgrading the pharma industry with automation and real-time information

02 December, 2020 by George Hunnewell, RxMx CEO

Critical, real-time access to data can substantially benefit the pharmaceutical industry.


Australian healthcare workers demand better technology to improve patient care

01 December, 2020

A global healthcare study by mobile and IoT management solutions provider SOTI reveals that only 33% of Australian healthcare workers' time is spent caring for patients.


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