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.

Could a toilet monitor your health?

18 November, 2019

A team of metabolism scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working to drive forward personalised medicine using the health information contained in urine.

Visualising mHealth in 2019

12 November, 2019

Mobile devices are becoming an increasingly important part of modern healthcare delivery.

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 Inc.

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.

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