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All posts tagged health services

Medical results on screen - how does AI help healthcare?

From detection to diagnosis, the opportunities for AI in healthcare

The rise of artificial intelligence is empowering doctors and patients at every stage of the healthcare cycle, helping to turn old healthcare models on their head.


Report: Would you let a robot replace your doctor?

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.


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.

mental health innovation

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.

digital hospital

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.