Ransomware attack on Vic hospitals exposes vulnerabilities

11 November, 2019 by James Bergl*

Recent ransomware attacks serve as critical reminders of the fragmentation of health services in rural areas and the vulnerabilities within these networks that can be exploited.

The security imperative for automation in health care

07 November, 2019 by Andrew Slavkovic, Solutions Engineering Manager, ANZ, CyberArk | Supplied by: Cyberark Software (Australia) Pty

With health care being heavy in high-volume, basic, rules-based manual process activity, it is an industry that is ripe for the intervention of robotic process automation.

Holistic integration key to better healthcare solutions

29 October, 2019 by Val Jovevski, Health Segment Director, Schneider Electric Australia | Supplied by: Clipsal - by Schneider Electric

Integrated technologies are helping to liberate nursing staff from administrative duties, allowing them to focus more on patient-centric care.

BreastScreen Victoria goes digital

29 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Vitro Software

BreastScreen Victoria (BSV), the Victorian Government's breast cancer screening organisation, has partnered with Vitro Software in a shift towards full electronic records management.

Predictive software in aged care may reduce emergency visits

29 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Telstra Health

RMIT University, Telstra Health and the Digital Health CRC are partnering to develop analytical software that will predict deterioration and support clinical decision-making.

AIMed aims to transform Australian health care with AI

24 October, 2019

The AIMed series of global summits aims to bring together clinicians, hospital leaders and technology experts to kickstart a revolution in health care.

Mobile robot designed to assist in hospitals

18 October, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

A mobile YuMi robot, showcased at the Texas Medical Center, will be designed to assist staff with laboratory and logistics tasks in hospitals.

WHO launches app to improve care for older people

07 October, 2019

The World Health Organization has announced a package of tools, including a digital application, to help health and social workers provide better care for older people.

My Health Record brings diagnostic test results online

04 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Digital Health Agency

The latest My Health Record update has given patients and healthcare professionals easier access to pathology and diagnostic imaging results.

How embracing technology can make life easier for the healthcare sector

26 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Genesys

Healthcare workers can often feel like a very small cog in the very big machine that is the healthcare system.

Video technology is changing the healthcare industry

18 September, 2019 by Jordan Cullis, Director Asia Pacific | Supplied by: Milestone Systems Australia

Governments and healthcare providers in Australia are turning to video technology to bring efficiencies and improve patient care.

ACT Health Directorate signs SaaS deal with TechnologyOne

18 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: TechnologyOne

The ACT Health Directorate has awarded TechnologyOne a four-year, $3.2 million contract to replace its on-premise inventory management system.

Assisted-living technology providing home independence

09 September, 2019 by Philippa Lewis*

Enabling Australians who are aged or with disabilities to continue living in their homes with customised assisted-living technology is critical to wellbeing, provides independence with dignity and eases pressure on the health system.

AI prescribed to boost population health and support clinicians

03 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Best Case Scenario

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are transforming all sectors of the economy, and promising enormous human impact — nowhere more than in health care.

Health informatics — more than just data

29 August, 2019 by Jacqui Jones

Digital platforms provide the healthcare industry with great opportunities to empower the patient.

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