Technology

The ‘Good’ Doctor: AI in health care

15 October, 2018 by Helen Masters*

Healthcare organisations are just beginning to unlock the potential of AI in health care.


AI predicts Alzheimer's

11 October, 2018

Canadian scientists have created an artificial intelligence algorithm that can accurately predict Alzheimer's within the next five years.


Moverio BT-35E augmented reality (AR) smartglasses

09 October, 2018

Epson Australia launches its next-generation Moverio BT-35E augmented reality (AR) smartglasses with transparent Si-OLED display.


Turning night into day

20 September, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Working nightshift is par for the course for healthcare clinicians. But what if there was a way to turn night into day?


IoT and blockchain: unique opportunities for healthcare

19 September, 2018 by Michael Walker*

Technological disruption, fuelled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain, is impacting all aspects of the healthcare value chain in game-changing ways.


Implementing the vulnerability concept in health and social care

18 September, 2018 by Hamish Robertson*

The ability to focus on vulnerabilities allows appropriate responses to the complexities of patients, clients and carers to be developed.


Health services sign 20-year strategic partnership agreements

14 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Philips Healthcare

The agreements will provide lifecycle management, financing, maintenance and performance optimisation for all major imaging solutions across nine hospitals.


Muscular dystrophy — dogs take the lead

07 September, 2018

CRISPR gene editing restored muscle function in dogs with DMD to near-normal levels in the heart, diaphragm and other muscles; a cure for kids is close.


My Health is shifting the control paradigm

29 August, 2018 by Bianca Phillips*

Once the majority of Australians have a My Health Record, and more practitioners use the system, a new paradigm for health data control will emerge.


iNAP sleep therapy unit

20 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Somnics

For patients experiencing sleep apnoea, finding a quiet, lightweight and comfortable solution is a must.


Want to innovate? No need to reinvent the wheel

20 August, 2018 by Laini Bennett | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

When it comes to innovation, it is okay for healthcare organisations to look for inspiration from other industries and organisations.


Sigma Care Dialysis Chair

13 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Sigma-Care Development Co. Ltd.

Sigma Care has designed a dialysis chair to maximise patient comfort.


IoT tech: preventing errors in health care

07 August, 2018 by George Pepes* | Supplied by: Zebra Technologies

With the help of IoT technology, healthcare personnel can deliver accurate and error-free treatments or medical procedures.


Digital transformation for quality and safety

07 August, 2018 by Dr Clair Sullivan, Amy Barnett, Michelle Winning, Lynne Wall, Dr Andrew Staib*

Australia has a profound shortage of practising clinical informaticians, required to help transform siloed digital healthcare systems into system-wide networks.


Lite-med Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripter (ESWL)

06 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Lite-Med Inc.

Lite-med's ESWL crumbles kidney stones painlessly and without requiring anaesthesia.


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