Technology

Why healthcare facilities are targeted for cyber attacks

15 September, 2017 by Coverforce Leed Insurance Brokers*

Healthcare assets are particularly attractive to criminals.


Revolutionising the way medical students learn with new technology

31 August, 2017

A Sydney paediatrician is changing the way medical students learn with his 'Sims'-like game, PlayMed.


EHRs in the hands of clinicians at Portland District Health

25 August, 2017

Portland District Health, Victoria, is leading the pack in clinical informatics technology, with close to 95% conversion to electronic health records (EHRs). CEO Christine Gilesexplains why EHRs should stay in the hands of clinicians, not administrators.


Meeting between experts: supporting shared decision-making in practice

11 August, 2017

In Australia, only around 40% of adults have the level of individual health literacy needed to effectively understand and use information about health.


My Health Record expansion set to reduce pressure on hospitals

07 August, 2017

The adoption of digital health services and technologies is a driver for transformational change in the way Australians approach their health and care.


Breathalyser app diagnoses disease

01 August, 2017

New technology from South Korea means disease diagnosis is just a breath away.


Clinician or patient: it's all about the experience

31 July, 2017

Concerns are frequently expressed by both clinicians and consumers around the usability and safety of technology in healthcare.


Unleashing the protective power of health informatics in pharmacy

28 July, 2017 by Kristin Michaels

In a contemporary healthcare environment, with an ever-expanding array of treatment options and new challenges in infectious diseases, lifestyle-related diseases and cancer, clear communication among multidisciplinary care teams, and with patients and their carers, has never been more important.


First SA hospital to offer 3D surgical technology

07 July, 2017

Calvary North Adelaide has become the first hospital in South Australia to adopt the latest in 3D laparoscopic imaging.


How is the Internet of Things empowering staff and improving patient care?

26 June, 2017 by Mark Verbloot

A hospital-wide network that allows multiple devices to connect seamlessly, all at once, will empower medical staff, improve patient care and deliver a more meaningful and positive experience for all users.


Medical app links high-care patients with their carers

06 June, 2017

ConnectUs Life has launched the RightMinder first-alert app — a medical device that is intended to improve the safety, independence and life quality of people with high-care needs.


Clever electronic cap tracks your medication

16 May, 2017

Pillsy is an ordinary-looking pill bottle with a smart electronic cap, enabling users of medication to have dosage information sent directly to an app on their smartphones.


UK's NHS badly affected by WannaCry

15 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Organisations around the world are currently reeling from what is being called the worst ransomware outbreak to date, with the UK's National Health Service (NHS) having been particularly badly hit by the attack.


Charlie Teo supports new medical drone trial

12 May, 2017 by Corin Kelly

Remote Australian communities could expect to see medi-drone services operating within 12 months.


Digital health to be a key focus at CeBIT Australia

03 May, 2017

CeBIT Australia will bring together leading experts in the fields of EMRs, big data, artificial intelligence and robotic surgery. CeBIT will be held in Sydney 23–25 May.


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