Technology

Bupa launches 24/7 telehealth service

31 July, 2023

Bupa has connected customers with a 24-hour virtual doctor service in an attempt to relieve overstretched general practices and hospital emergency departments.


Co-training AI tool can mimic the second opinion process

26 July, 2023

New research aims to address the limited availability of human annotated, or labelled, medical images.


SA Health to roll out Modeus's electronic drug register platform

24 July, 2023

South Australian Health has appointed Modeus as the preferred supplier for the Electronic Controlled Drug Register for SA Pharmacy Sites.


AI to predict serious health conditions — at speed

14 July, 2023

A multidisciplinary team of researchers have developed software that can analyse scans at the rate of roughly 60,000 images in a single day.


Alcidion, Olinqua partner to reduce hospital wait times

12 July, 2023

The solution is designed to enable hospitals to identify operational inefficiencies, make data-driven decisions and drive improvement.


Opinion: Australia must look to Canada for digital health best practice

12 July, 2023

Australian governments should look to Canada as the template for how best to implement a successful digital health strategy, says Brad Porter, CEO, Orion Health.


MedInfo 2023: AI will transform health care — Australia should seize the moment

11 July, 2023 by Prof Farah Magrabi* and Dr Martin Seneviratne*

More than 2500 delegates are attending MedInfo 2023, the World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, a major biennial conference, in Sydney this week. Generative AI is a hot topic at the conference.


SA to trial digital intervention for those at risk of bowel cancer

05 July, 2023

South Australia is set to trial a digitalised colonoscopy database as a part of the 'Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer Prevention' (SCOPE) project.


Getinge Australia Torin OR management solution

02 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Getinge Australia Pty Ltd

Torin is a complete OR management solution that helps predict surgery times.


More highlights revealed in countdown to MedInfo 2023

30 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH)

The Australasian Institute of Digital Health is in the process of putting together the final touches for MedInfo 2023, with less than a week to go until the major digital health learning event begins on 8 July.


Shopping trolleys used to detect atrial fibrillation

30 June, 2023

Supermarket shoppers in the UK were recently given the opportunity to be tested for a common heart rhythm disorder by holding the handlebar of a modified trolley for at least 60 seconds.


'Robo-glove' can help stroke patients relearn lost skills, music

29 June, 2023

A prototype of a 'soft smart hand exoskeleton' or 'robo-glove' gives feedback to wearers who need to relearn tasks that require manual dexterity and coordination.


New digital health project to tackle chronic diseases

28 June, 2023

A $13.7 million project to unlock digital health data on debilitating diseases could reduce hospitalisations, tackle complications and cut health costs.


AI disease detection, digital twin among 10 new projects to be trialled in WA

21 June, 2023

Ten high-tech digital solutions have been selected from almost 100 global submissions in a worldwide search to help improve the delivery of health care in Western Australia's vast Pilbara region.


$130m to boost virtual health care and reduce ramping

16 June, 2023

Two virtual healthcare services will receive significant funding in the South Australian Budget — part of a $130.1 million injection into virtual health care designed to reduce pressure on EDs and ambulance services.


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