Technology

The future of health care is not in hospitals

10 February, 2020 by Gihan Perera*

In the past, the hospital experience was a significant part of health care, but that won't necessarily be true in the future. If you're a hospital leader, look beyond your four walls and consider the entire patient journey.


A digital treatment for a private health insurer's malaise

09 February, 2020 by Vinay Chand, Managing Director, Health Solutions, Civica International | Supplied by: Civica International Pty

Amid escalating public debate over the value of private health insurance, the government and key industry bodies are scrambling to take steps to reduce premium increases and counter the decline in membership.


Advantech AIM-58 Medical-Grade Tablet

01 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Compliant with the IEC 60601-1 Ed. 3.1 standard for medical devices and IP65 rated for dust and water resistance, the AIM-58 tablet is purpose-built for medical and healthcare applications.


Improving outcomes with connected health care

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Stern, Regional Vice President of ANZ, MuleSoft

Despite advances in medical devices and biotech, the health industry is battling a technology paradox: hidden behind cutting-edge medical breakthroughs are ailing IT systems.


Unlocking data's potential in health care

23 January, 2020 by Sharryn Napier, Vice President and Regional Director, ANZ at Qlik

Problems with availability and access to information are keeping healthcare organisations from effectively using their data to impact lives and improve patient care.


Traceability: a digitalised healthcare supply chain for the new decade

20 January, 2020 by Catherine Koetz, Industry Manager — Healthcare, GS1 Australia | Supplied by: GS1 Australia

The 'Digital Health' agenda is extremely full and it is often challenging to bridge the supply chain and clinical delivery within organisations or give thought to the necessity to support traceability.


Five healthtech trends set to shape health sector

16 January, 2020

Increasing patient demands and a wave of technological innovation will force healthcare providers to redesign their service delivery methods in 2020.


DVT expert treats NASA astronaut from Earth

10 January, 2020

In an astounding example of technology advancing health care, a blood clot in the jugular vein of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been treated via telemedicine.


Govt pledges $7.5m for AI health research

18 December, 2019

AI will be critical in transforming the future of health care through improved preventative, diagnostic and treatment approaches.


In 2020, health technology will empower patients

16 December, 2019 by Dr Simon Wallace*

Consumerism is expected to play a key role in defining the future of healthcare technologies as patients demand transparency from their providers and the industry, says Dr Simon Wallace.


How AI can help prevent physician burnout

05 December, 2019 by Dr Simon Wallace* | Supplied by: Nuance Communications

AI is powering ambient clinical intelligence — it listens securely to clinician–patient conversations and provides assisted workflows, task and knowledge automation.


Partnership heralds tech and innovation in aged care

03 December, 2019

The Living Better Lab is set to provide a platform for major initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life for older Australians.


Vanguard Wireless IoT cellular nurse call unit

02 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Vanguard Wireless Pty Ltd

Vanguard Wireless' IoT cellular nurse call unit is designed for use in workspaces where a standard wireless nurse call system may not be suitable.


Transition to e-prescribing vital for national health

27 November, 2019 by Amy Sarcevic

The healthcare sector should phase out paper prescriptions sooner rather than later, according to the Chair of the SHPA's Electronic Medications Management Leadership Committee, James Grant.


AI-driven app wins 2019 AIMed Shark Tank Innovator Award

21 November, 2019

Theratrak's AI-driven app supports allied health clinicians to work collaboratively to create, monitor and track custom therapy programs for their clients.


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