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  • Ramsay charts ‘sophisticated’ new tech journey: inaugural report

    Ramsay Australia is embarking on a “new era of technological sophistication,” organised around three themes: doctor connectedness, improving patient experience, and supporting business performance, according to CIO John Sutherland.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien29 May 19 15:13
  • NSW Health gives doctors the power of telemedicine

    Clinicians within NSW’s regional network of hospitals can now use telemedicine capabilities to better diagnose and treat patients with cancer thanks to the adoption of tools that provide secure mobile access to electronic medical records.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien22 March 17 11:54
  • The future of telemedicine: Remote powered medical implants

    Medical implants provide numerous benefits to patients who cannot afford to have regular visits from a doctor or travel to their GP. But if they are really going to make an impact in healthcare, they need a power source that's more efficient than batteries.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett28 Jan. 15 14:47
  • Sydney Children’s Hospital Network looks to COTS

    The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network has been looking at how to employ more commodity software for telemedicine, the SCHN chief information officer, Bill Vargas told the CeBIT eHealth 2014 conference this morning.

    Written by Rohan Pearce05 May 14 14:18
  • What's Hindering Healthcare IT Innovation (And How That Can Change)

    No one disputes the healthcare industry's need to apply technology to the patient care process -- or difficulty of doing it. In that vein, the recent Center for Connected Health Symposium examined innovations that could change care delivery as well as the drivers that will help the industry get there.

    Written by Brian Eastwood11 Nov. 13 16:18
  • Why Telemedicine Is Finally Ready to Take Off

    Healthcare reform, technology and Capitol Hill legislation with bipartisan support all point to a bright future for telemedicine. In fact, this may be the year that telemedicine gains widespread adoption.

    Written by Brian Eastwood25 Feb. 13 15:36
  • Hughes wins its first satellite-based telemedicine deal

    Hughes Network Systems will provide broadband satellite services to the New England Telehealth Consortium under a four-year contract that the satellite ISP says is its first deal in the area of mobile telemedicine.

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan11 Jan. 13 21:11
  • 10 Ways Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare IT

    Telemedicine mixes teleconferencing, document-sharing and mobile technology in order to improve healthcare quality, largely for those who lack access to care. Here are 10 ways that telemedicine implementations are changing the delivery of healthcare services.

    Written by Brian Eastwood07 Nov. 12 13:54