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Healthcare facilities love paper. So is there a simple way to go digital?
It is common for healthcare organisations to put forward a business case to secure funding for an electronic medical record (EMR) implementation; however, long-term governance models that ensure benefits identified in business cases are actually tracked and realised are far less common.
Groundbreaking technology is allowing scientists to work collaboratively on cancer research.
Soon, epilepsy sufferers will have customised technology that forewarns them of a seizure.
Six cybersecurity treatments that healthcare organisations should prescribe to.
'Just-in-time implants' will revolutionise the way bone cancer is treated.
Maitland Private Hospital's nurse unit manager, Martine Mead, explains how Scrubit has saved the hospital time and money, as well as reduced waste.
Australian nurse's invention streamlines surgery set-up, and reduces costs and waste.
Healthcare assets are particularly attractive to criminals.
A Sydney paediatrician is changing the way medical students learn with his 'Sims'-like game, PlayMed.
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.
In Australia, only around 40% of adults have the level of individual health literacy needed to effectively understand and use information about health.
The adoption of digital health services and technologies is a driver for transformational change in the way Australians approach their health and care.