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All posts tagged health services

Healthcare is keeping the fax machine alive

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?


What health services can learn from retail

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.

Healthcare and IoT at home

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Infographic: Wearables tech and the future of digital health

Infographic: Wearable tech and the future of digital health

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.


Infographic: Overcoming hazards in connected healthcare

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.