Technology

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.


Digital security in the cloud for healthcare providers

29 April, 2017 by Andrew Tucker

Andrew Tucker, CEO of ITonCloud, joins us to discuss patient record security and whether the answer is in the cloud.


Telehealth stands to help thousands with chronic knee pain

27 April, 2017

Knee osteoarthritis is estimated to affect nearly a million Australians. Telehealth is leading the way in reducing drug reliance and surgery.


The humanity in health technology

21 April, 2017 by Dr Victoria Atkinson

When the system fails to deliver technological solutions, our clinicians will initiate solutions of their own. The result is often a fragmented mix of non-integrated niche systems that dangerously complicate the patient journey.


Virtual care at the cutting edge of digital health

14 April, 2017

Nurse practitioner Matiu Bush is one of the new wave of clinicians looking beyond traditional models of care to virtual care and connected care models.


Technology and innovation in Australia's aged care

10 April, 2017 by Sean Rooney

Australia's aged-care workforce needs to meet the challenges of increased demand, consumer choice, a rapidly changing marketplace and the integration of new technologies.


Nanoscale sensor to detect disease

29 March, 2017

A new nanoscale sensor has been developed that can help detect cytokines — molecules that play a critical role in cellular response to infection, inflammation, trauma and disease.


Surgical follow-up? There's an app for that

24 March, 2017

Post-surgical app gets the thumbs up for convenience.


Surgery of the future

15 March, 2017

Move through a virtual operating theatre to learn about technologies including new imaging tools, robotics, biomaterials and more.


Thought-controlled movement

28 February, 2017

A device smaller than a paperclip could one day help paralysed people move their limbs with the power of thought.


Digital marshmallow test examines impulse control

21 February, 2017

The new 'digital marshmallow test' looks at impulsive behaviour in adults that can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, substance abuse and suicide.


New patient monitoring technology targets readmissions

13 February, 2017

A mobile patient monitoring system — which was last week selected as only one of 25 digital health and medical technologies in the world to be fast-tracked into the lucrative US market — is set to be released in Australia.


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