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Report: Rapid adoption of wearables, 2016

John Riccio 13 May 2016 7 minutes

Most Australians now own a wearable device but have they really bought into the concept? John Riccio looks at the results of PwC’s latest report into wearable technology to uncover just how essential we believe them to be.

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Press OK to continue: How digital can transform mental health services

Suji Kanagalingam 09 May 2016 7 minutes

From meditation apps to mood-enhancing gameplay, there are plenty of ways that technology can shore up mental health services. While there’s no magic wand, they do have the power to reach more sufferers than before, writes Suji Kanagalingam.

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Infographic: Wearable tech and the future of digital health

21 Apr 2016 3 minutes

After a relatively slow start, wearable technology is primed to reinvent the healthcare and health insurance industries, improving consumer wellbeing and offering billions in savings.

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Infographic: Overcoming hazards in connected healthcare

05 Feb 2016 1 minute

In the race to develop connected healthcare devices, the depth of adequate security can vary wildly. This infographic looks at the how plugging medical devices into the internet of things can pose a threat to patients, sales and reputation.

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Winning hearts: How new healthcare entrants are making their mark

09 Nov 2015 7 minutes

From tech startups to electronics giants, the global healthcare landscape is becoming increasingly diversified. And with everyone eyeing off opportunities in this industry, Nikhil de Silva explores the new healthcare entrants making their mark and how they are winning the hearts of patients and consumers alike.

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Infographic: Healthcare startups shaping the future of the industry

05 Nov 2015 2 minutes

With multiple industries ripe for disruption/evolution/innovation, this week’s infographic focuses on healthcare startups that are identifying problems, developing solutions and defining the future of the industry.

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How the connected consumer is defining healthcare

14 Sep 2015 6 minutes

Digital technology has powered a wave of healthcare innovation – with the connected customer demanding an experience to match that of any other service.

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Infographic: Use of mobile devices in healthcare

10 Sep 2015 1 minute

A 2015 survey of healthcare organisations reveals that 90% are deploying mobile devices to engage patients. But how effective has this technology proved so far?

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New IBM buyout is a bold step for digital health

19 Aug 2015 4 minutes

IBM’s acquisition of Merge Healthcare points to the ways in which data analytics is shaping the future of digital health.

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