Protecting data in the age of digital health

20 November, 2020 by Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering at Veeam Software

IT teams within healthcare institutions should consider a data protection strategy on a foundation of education, implementation and remediation to be impermeable from the word go.

Wollongong Hospital finds solution to connect ICU patients with their families

17 November, 2020

The hospital is mitigating the impact of ICU visitor restrictions with HowRU — a bespoke solution that uses video and collaboration technology to help families and ICU patients stay connected.

Will APIs and healthcare apps repeat the mistakes of the past?

12 November, 2020 by Joan Ostergaard*

What will the consequences be when we end up with so many apps that we can't remember which one to use?

Young healthcare workers see tech's potential to reduce workloads

11 November, 2020

The Future Health Index 2020 report uncovers the needs of the next generation of healthcare professionals, providing insights into how to support and empower them.

New technique stimulates relief for chronic pain sufferers

10 November, 2020

A multicentre randomised controlled trial has demonstrated the importance of a new spinal cord stimulation technique in providing back pain relief compared with conventional therapy.

Wavelink announces Olinqua's hospital communication solution

09 November, 2020

Enterprise solutions provider Wavelink has announced the availability of Olinqua's mobile communication application for hospitals.

Implanted device brings movement hope to paralysis patients

05 November, 2020

Thanks to the implantation of a tiny device, patients with upper limb paralysis are now able to text, email and shop online.

Avalue Technology Inc. EPD-42T 42″ Healthcare IoT Communication Board

01 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Tekdis

The EPD-42T 42″ Healthcare IoT Communication Board is designed for hospitals and healthcare institutions, allowing mobile digital workflow.

We can no longer afford a business-as-usual approach to health care

28 October, 2020 by Helen Souness, RMIT Online CEO

We need to refocus healthcare training for an era where telehealth, home-based treatment and monitoring are prominent and AI, data and machine learning augment health care.

App helps GPs diagnose cough

28 October, 2020

A smartphone app is now available to help Australian doctors diagnose common respiratory diseases remotely.

Movember to launch prostate cancer 'super network'

23 October, 2020

Movember is launching a bumper network of prostate cancer patient registries, set to transform treatment and care of the disease.

Telehealth beyond COVID-19

20 October, 2020 by Bill Zeng, APAC Chief Technology Officer at Poly

While telehealth consultations are unlikely to fully replace face-to-face care, they do have an integral part to play in increasing access to health services post COVID-19.

UK hospital puts pagers in the past and looks to the future of communication

19 October, 2020 | Supplied by: Vocera Communications

When the UK began to see cases of COVID-19 earlier this year, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital had to rapidly shift priorities and prepare for the impending patient surge.

Webstercare makes AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies list

15 October, 2020

Webstercare has ranked fourth on the prestigious annual list published by The Australian Financial Review and BOSS Magazine.

Health innovation: patients and doctors in focus

14 October, 2020 by Michael Clark, Senior Vice President of Healthcare, Nuance Communications

The industry's digital transformation must consider both doctor and patient to ensure it will benefit the ecosystem as a whole.

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