Technology

Vitalcare releases IP nurse call platform

02 March, 2020

The platform enables fast communication, improved workflows and staff efficiencies, enhanced patient care and safety, and simplified implementation.


Designing healthcare solutions for the empowered generation

20 February, 2020 by Carla West, Deepend

Millennials and Gen Z are taking healthcare innovation into their own hands, bringing a new, patient-focused approach to the forefront.


Robot-assisted microsurgery in The Netherlands

19 February, 2020

A team of plastic surgeons from Maastricht UMC + in The Netherlands has successfully carried out super microsurgical procedures with the help of robotic technology.


AI to ID cardiac arrests on 000 calls

14 February, 2020

The artificial intelligence technology runs in the background of incoming emergency calls, picking up on key words, language and sound patterns.


Health tech research lab to digitise hospitals

11 February, 2020 by Anthony Dodd

A research lab to help Australian hospitals adopt and upskill with new and existing digital health technology has opened in Adelaide.


3D device prints skin for burn wounds

11 February, 2020

The device covers wounds with a uniform sheet of biomaterial, depositing 'bio ink' that can accelerate the healing process.


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.


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