Technology

UV Angel comes to Australia and New Zealand

18 February, 2021

Businesses and aged-care facilities in Australia and New Zealand will be able to operate with improved safety, following a collaboration between HPA and US company UV Angel.


Why health training shouldn't return to 'normal' in 2021

11 February, 2021 by Ed Johnson, Umbo

In 2021 we may have to think more broadly about how we can keep up to speed with the latest developments in clinical research and practice.


Winning the war against a pandemic with data literacy

11 February, 2021 by Charlie Farah, Industry Solutions – Public Sector and Healthcare, Qlik

Data has proven key to enabling organisations to become more productive and efficient, all while improving the standard of care for patients.


Facebook issues update on COVID-19 misinformation

10 February, 2021

Facebook has announced important updates to its misinformation policy in relation to COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccines and vaccines in general during the pandemic.


New evidence that scalp cooling protects hair from chemotherapy

10 February, 2021

Groundbreaking UK research has provided biological evidence that scalp cooling physically protects hair follicles from chemotherapy drugs.


Breakthrough surgical robotic system breaks out in Australia

09 February, 2021

Macquarie University Hospital is reported to be the first facility in Australia to adopt breakthrough, minimally invasive robotic surgical technology.


Key strategies to deliver critical care during a pandemic

08 February, 2021 by Michael Dyson, VP of Sales, APAC at SOTI

For healthcare providers looking to understand where mobile and IoT devices can have the biggest impact on their organisations, there are four main areas to consider.


Enabling aged care with technological innovation

07 February, 2021

Whiddon decided to overhaul its IT infrastructure to create a platform that would help futureproof its business and tackle challenges head on.


Keeping health care cyber safe

04 February, 2021 by Adam Sloan, Principal Sales Engineer, BlackBerry Spark

It is possible to thwart the threat of cyber attackers, but to do so healthcare providers need to acknowledge there is a problem facing their sector.


UNSW team prints 'bones' with living cells

31 January, 2021

UNSW Sydney scientists have developed a ceramic-based ink that may allow surgeons in the future to 3D print bone parts complete with living cells.


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.


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