Melbourne lockdown delays HealthData21, now to be virtual

28 May, 2021

HealthData21 has been deferred until June 2021 and will be delivered online.

Vocera and Wavelink seal distribution agreement

27 May, 2021

Vocera and Wavelink have signed a distribution agreement that will offer comprehensive communications and collaboration solutions to healthcare organisations across Australia.

Zebra solution boosts blood scanning accuracy by 50%

24 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Zebra Technologies

The Royal Children's Hospital has sped up the processing of multiple barcodes on blood bags using Zebra Technologies' customised handheld scanning solution.

Closing the digital skills gap in health care

20 May, 2021 by Saurav Gupta* | Supplied by: InterSystems Corporation (Australia)

To succeed in helping healthcare organisations adopt the digital strategies they need, established healthtech enterprises and start-ups need to learn from one another.

Report reveals future priorities of the world's healthcare leaders

20 May, 2021

Royal Philips has released its Future Health Index 2021 Australian report to analyse the current and future priorities of healthcare leaders worldwide.

Deploying robotics in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

18 May, 2021

Researchers are investigating the potential of robotics to modernise the way we monitor antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

How do older Australians feel about digital health in the home?

17 May, 2021

The Global Centre for Modern Ageing has released a qualitative research report which reveals the challenges and opportunities facing the Australian healthcare industry.

Why digital health may be the solution for a sector in crisis

11 May, 2021 by Sam Psathas, Engagement Manager, Logicalis Australia

Digital transformation has the potential to deliver better patient outcomes and experiences, less physician and worker burnout, and increased efficiency across the board.

Connected data: the thread in the needle for future health care

07 May, 2021 by David Irecki*

Healthcare providers need to take the next step and capitalise on the opportunity to leverage data generated by new technologies.

Real-world data critical to study of COVID vaccine in pregnant women

06 May, 2021

Researchers at the CDC have used patient data stored in the Oracle-developed v-safe system to understand the impact of COVID-19 vaccinations on pregnant women.

Artificial super stool: a game changer for gut conditions

03 May, 2021

Collaborative research aims to create a new generation of microbial therapies that can replace donor-derived faecal microbiota transplantation.

Australians want ongoing GP video telehealth services

30 April, 2021

A survey finds 70% of Australians think GPs should offer video telehealth services permanently, with 44% willing to switch GPs to one that offers the service.

Detecting cancer with AI

30 April, 2021

An innovative artificial intelligence application could help examine tissue samples and identify signs of cancer.

The virtual hospital

24 April, 2021

What exactly is a virtual hospital? Hospital + Healthcare spoke with Philips ANZ General Manager Matt Moran to learn more.

Digital care technology: reducing resident falls and dehydration

22 April, 2021 by Tammy Sherwood*

Technology has played a key role in the aged-care industry, adding an extra layer of protection to resident health, safety and wellbeing.

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