The artificial intelligence technology runs in the background of incoming emergency calls, picking up on key words, language and sound patterns.
A research lab to help Australian hospitals adopt and upskill with new and existing digital health technology has opened in Adelaide.
The device covers wounds with a uniform sheet of biomaterial, depositing 'bio ink' that can accelerate the healing process.
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.
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.
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.
Problems with availability and access to information are keeping healthcare organisations from effectively using their data to impact lives and improve patient care.
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.
Increasing patient demands and a wave of technological innovation will force healthcare providers to redesign their service delivery methods in 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.
AI will be critical in transforming the future of health care through improved preventative, diagnostic and treatment approaches.
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.
The Living Better Lab is set to provide a platform for major initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life for older Australians.