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Above image: A screengrab of Mediplat's first call remote health consult service. Credit: MedPeer

By Dean Koh 02:00 am March 24, 2020
The service provided is a remote health consultation service, which means that doctors should advise patients according to their conditions and symptoms, not diagnosing or prescribing medicines.
By Dean Koh 04:12 am March 20, 2020
While public hospitals aim to improve their operational efficiency and medical outcomes, private hospitals are making a digital push to enhance their value proposition.  

Above: The University of Canberra Hospital complex. Credit: ACT Health

By Dean Koh 11:04 pm March 18, 2020
This implementation complements the existing use of Alcidion’s Patientrack solution and is the first step in a five-year agreement.

Above image: What people can expect to see the first time they access My Health Record after the system upgrade. Credit: ADHA

By Dean Koh 05:21 am March 13, 2020
The latest upgrade makes it easier for people to control who sees and accesses their health information.  
By Dean Koh 03:37 am March 11, 2020
A new update implemented by the Australian federal government will allow doctors, nurses and mental health practitioners to provide telehealth services, such as video conferencing, to people isolated at home due to the coronavirus. 
By Dean Koh 11:38 pm March 09, 2020
On March 9, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) in Hong Kong launched a special call under the Public Sector Trial Scheme for projects to support product development and application of technologies for the prevention and control of COVID-19. 
By Dean Koh 11:25 pm February 27, 2020
ADHA is working with RANZCR to launch the My Health Record CPD modules for clinical radiologists and imaging practices. 
By Dean Koh 03:08 am February 19, 2020
Update: The HIMSS Global Conference in Orlando has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here.

Credit:IHiS

By Dean Koh 09:46 am February 14, 2020
iThermo reduces the need for manual temperature screening, and provides prompts where secondary checks can be carried out for feverish persons identified by the solution.

Credit: Lunit

By Dean Koh 09:33 pm February 11, 2020
A new study, conducted by Korean academic hospitals and Lunit, a medical AI company specializing in developing AI solutions for radiology and oncology, demonstrated the benefi

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