Technology

Medtech start-up brings sustainable disinfection solution to Australia

16 December, 2020

An innovative, sustainable disinfection technology that uses UV-C light to disinfect ultrasound probes and cables is now available in Australia.


Project iRAD: expanding the cloud-connected community health network

15 December, 2020

South Western Sydney Primary Health Network's iRAD project has enabled healthcare organisations to share patient-consented health records across the continuum of care.


Why contact tracing is here to stay

15 December, 2020 by Elissa Reid, Director of Health and Product, Contact Harald

Contact Harald is a contact tracing card solution that combines Bluetooth and wearable tech to support COVID-safe plans.


Chatbot detects speech changes typical of early Alzheimer's

15 December, 2020

QUT PhD data science researcher Ahmed Alkenani has developed a chatbot that can identify multiple stages of dementia by analysing linguistic biomarkers.


Digital platform tackles isolation in aged care

14 December, 2020

Developed as a result of extensive research at Monash University, the platform uses messages, videos, music and personal photographs to stimulate long-term memories.


Chatbot to deliver respite to dementia carers

11 December, 2020

A digitally driven international research project led by the University of South Australia could provide respite for around two million carers living in the Asia–Pacific region.


COVID-19 and the Royal Commission are the resets aged care needs

09 December, 2020 by Greg O’Loan, Regional Vice President ANZ, Epicor

We need to look at ways to use new technology to provide truly resident-centric care as well as effective communication and collaboration amongst staff and key stakeholders.


Staffing crises in emergency departments: this Christmas, it's different

08 December, 2020 by Bill Maiden*, CEO, My Emergency Doctor | Supplied by: My Emergency Doctor

Through technology, hospitals now no longer need struggle to access specialist emergency physicians to provide round-the-clock, quality emergency care.


Upgrading the pharma industry with automation and real-time information

02 December, 2020 by George Hunnewell, RxMx CEO

Critical, real-time access to data can substantially benefit the pharmaceutical industry.


Australian healthcare workers demand better technology to improve patient care

01 December, 2020

A global healthcare study by mobile and IoT management solutions provider SOTI reveals that only 33% of Australian healthcare workers' time is spent caring for patients.


How healthcare organisations can face the cybersecurity challenge of COVID-19

27 November, 2020 by Rohan Langdon, Country Manager, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, Forescout

Device visibility is the number one issue that healthcare organisations need to address to meet the security challenge.


How data insights are improving access to antenatal care in western Sydney

26 November, 2020 by Julianne Harvey, Innovation and Redesign project lead, Western Sydney Local Health District

Auburn Hospital Antenatal Service implemented the Baby Steps program to address worryingly low numbers of women attending antenatal care.


Ramsay moves to HS8 medication management platform

26 November, 2020

The HS8 platform is specifically designed for hospitals, enabling paperless controlled drug administration in all areas of a hospital.


Five reasons why COVID-19 has left the health sector vulnerable to cybercrime

24 November, 2020

An industry white paper explores the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare industry's cybersecurity landscape and shares best-practice guidance for healthcare providers.


How emergency telemedicine has helped with work life balance — a female perspective

20 November, 2020 | Supplied by: My Emergency Doctor

Flexibility within emergency telemedicine allows female emergency physicians to balance purpose with passion and invest deeply in areas of their life outside the emergency department.


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