In Conversation... with telepalliative nurse Brett Hayes

26 October, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Hayes' TelePalliative Care Service has transformed the lives of palliative patients and their families in WA's Wheatbelt region.

Tunstall Australasia runner-up at ITEC Awards

25 October, 2018

Tunstall took out the runner-up position at the prestigious international awards.

Health accord signed by Qld and Berlin

23 October, 2018

A partnership has been formed between Queensland and Berlin, with the signing of a new health accord.

Preventing transplant rejection with new treatment

19 October, 2018

The approach removes the need for donor matching and the use of immunosuppressant drugs to prevent rejection, and could make stem cell treatment accessible to more patients.

The ‘Good’ Doctor: AI in health care

15 October, 2018 by Helen Masters*

Healthcare organisations are just beginning to unlock the potential of AI in health care.

AI predicts Alzheimer's

11 October, 2018

Canadian scientists have created an artificial intelligence algorithm that can accurately predict Alzheimer's within the next five years.

Moverio BT-35E augmented reality (AR) smartglasses

09 October, 2018

Epson Australia launches its next-generation Moverio BT-35E augmented reality (AR) smartglasses with transparent Si-OLED display.

Turning night into day

20 September, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Working nightshift is par for the course for healthcare clinicians. But what if there was a way to turn night into day?

IoT and blockchain: unique opportunities for healthcare

19 September, 2018 by Michael Walker*

Technological disruption, fuelled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain, is impacting all aspects of the healthcare value chain in game-changing ways.

Implementing the vulnerability concept in health and social care

18 September, 2018 by Hamish Robertson*

The ability to focus on vulnerabilities allows appropriate responses to the complexities of patients, clients and carers to be developed.

Health services sign 20-year strategic partnership agreements

14 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Philips Australia & New Zealand

The agreements will provide lifecycle management, financing, maintenance and performance optimisation for all major imaging solutions across nine hospitals.

Muscular dystrophy — dogs take the lead

07 September, 2018

CRISPR gene editing restored muscle function in dogs with DMD to near-normal levels in the heart, diaphragm and other muscles; a cure for kids is close.

My Health is shifting the control paradigm

29 August, 2018 by Bianca Phillips*

Once the majority of Australians have a My Health Record, and more practitioners use the system, a new paradigm for health data control will emerge.

Want to innovate? No need to reinvent the wheel

20 August, 2018 by Laini Bennett | Supplied by: Oracle Corporation Australia

When it comes to innovation, it is okay for healthcare organisations to look for inspiration from other industries and organisations.

iNAP sleep therapy unit

20 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Somnics

For patients experiencing sleep apnoea, finding a quiet, lightweight and comfortable solution is a must.

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