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Blockchain beyond the financial sector

John Shipman 04 May 2017 6 minutes

From safeguarding property titles to returning profits to struggling musicians, here’s a round-up of the ways blockchain could solve problems for a range of industries.

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Report: Would you let a robot replace your doctor?

02 May 2017 6 minutes

A consultation with a doctor seems a necessary fixture of the medical world but new research from PwC suggests that patients are surprisingly receptive to the power of robotics and AI.

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Healthcare is keeping the fax machine alive

Richard Royle 11 Apr 2017 5 minutes

While the rest of modern society clamours to run big-data analyses on their jogging metrics, why do healthcare providers still use fax machines to transmit critical information?

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What health services can learn from retail

John Riccio 27 Feb 2017 10 minutes

Customers won’t put up with long waiting times or clunky administration in other industries, so why is healthcare getting away with it? John Riccio looks at retail’s history to predict a transformative path for health.

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Beyond the smartwatch: How your home could be tracking your health

Richard Royle 22 Feb 2017 9 minutes

Visiting the doctor’s clinic could become a rarity as a new wave of connected devices bring healthcare and health monitoring into the home.

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The secret link between innovation and wellbeing

Kate Bennett Eriksson 31 Oct 2016 8 minutes

To stay competitive, organisations must adapt to change like never before. Kate Eriksson argues that, by focusing on improving the mental health and experience of employees, companies could be opening a door to firm-wide innovation.

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Empathy machines: Turning to tech to aid mental wellbeing

Suji Kanagalingam 10 Oct 2016 7 minutes

On World Mental Health Day, Suji Kanagalingam explores how cutting edge digital technologies such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence are delivering a new experience in mental health treatment.

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Leverage the lessons of the US to digitise our hospitals

John Forsythe 12 Sep 2016 9 minutes

In 2015, the United States had 1,414 digital hospitals. In Australia, there was one. Despite a high standard of healthcare, why is there a delay in transforming Australia’s hospitals?

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Infographic: Digital days and sleepless nights

08 Sep 2016 1 minute

Digital devices haven’t just infiltrated our daily lives, they’ve also become essential evening accessories. Are these glowing screens leading to sleepless nights?

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