Patients recovering from heart attacks are more likely to successfully complete rehabilitation when they do it at home using a new smartphone app compared to those who have to travel to outpatient clinics, new CSIRO research shows. CSIRO has developed a smartphone-based home care delivery model known...
The University of NSW is set to open a new health research centre concentrating on big data as three of its most well-respected research groups prepare to depart for Macquarie University. UNSW has lured epidemiologist Louisa Jorm from the University of Western Sydney to head its new Centre for Big...
Western Sydney's Blacktown Hospital has gone live in all clinical units with a fully electronic medical record system for new patients that can be accessed on a range of devices, including iPads, smartphones and computers on wheels (COWs), at the patient's bedside. Called Paper-Lite, the fully mobile...
The Department of Health's Paul Madden and NEHTA's Peter Fleming and Steve Hambleton have been confirmed as participants on a special eHealth panel taking place at the Rural Medicine Australia (RMA 2014) conference in Sydney at the end of October. Mr Madden will outline the main findings from the...
This story first appeared in the August 2014 issue of Pulse+IT Magazine. Many general practitioners are still reluctant to fully embrace digital technologies in their day-to-day work, often as a result of a lack of trust in the effectiveness of IT in improving patient care. However, the RACGP is working...
A panel discussion on the steps needed to achieve optimal governance for eHealth interoperability is one of the highlights of the second eHealth Interoperability Conference, being held in Sydney next month. The panel discussion will look at how to balance top-down and bottom-up approaches to interoperability,...
This story first appeared in the August 2014 issue of Pulse+IT Magazine. While the government considers the findings of the review into the PCEHR and decides upon its next course of action in relation to the system, GP software vendors are using the opportunity to consolidate the work they have done...
Those in information technology or engineering circles are unlikely to panic when hearing the word ‘redundancy’, as the discussion is unlikely to involve an employment severance package or lay-off. In technology terms, redundancy means the creation of fail safes that take over when the primary...
Adelaide-based health informatics and technology specialist Alcidion is set to deploy the new intelligent Cardiovascular Information System (iCVIS) it has developed in association with Fujifilm Medical Systems in full operational mode at Melbourne's Western Health at the end of September. iCVIS, which...
This story first appeared in the August 2014 issue of Pulse+IT Magazine. A paperless medical practice is nirvana in terms of efficiency and many practices are now moving to the cloud for certain functions or for the full monty. While there is still some resistance to cloud-based services due to security...

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