Tag Archives: digital

New project to implement digital safety and standards dashboards in Victoria

The Australian government-backed Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre has announced a A$ 2.1 million ($ 1.5 million) project to deliver real-time patient data through dashboards.  The Faculty of Information Technology and Eastern Health Clinical School, both institutions under Monash University, will lead the project. The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, Eastern Health and Victoria’s Department… Read More »

The Pandemic Accelerated Consumers’ Digital Health Tech Ownership As Big Tech Morphs To Big Health

The pandemic ushered in millions of peoples’ first digital health experiences, many of which will persist according to the 23rd Annual U.S. Consumer Technology Ownership & Market Potential Study, published by the Consumer Technology Association. CTA conducted an online survey among 2,409 U.S. adult 18 and over in April 2021 to gather data for this… Read More »

CBA acquires digital healthcare services directory Whitecoat

The Commercial Bank of Australia has bought Whitecoat, Australia’s largest digital healthcare services directory, to expand its presence in the healthcare sector. WHY IT MATTERS Whitecoat connects patients with more than 300,000 health service providers. They can also make payments and claims on the platform. The acquisition supports the company’s focus on healthcare as a “growth… Read More »

Are Digital Pills in Your Future?

It sounds a little like science fiction — take a pill at home and your doctor is notified. Nevertheless, this may be the future of medicine and it’s been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It was November 13, 2017, when the FDA announced the approval of the first digital pill — Abilify… Read More »

Vhi launches 8-week Digital Lifestyle Programme: Vhi Health Squad

Vhi has announced details of ‘Vhi Health Squad’ a new 8-week digital lifestyle programme that has been created to support people in looking after their health and wellbeing. The programme takes a holistic approach to general health and wellbeing and includes mindfulness, fitness, nutrition, sleep, environment, financial and parenting support. The content and advice has… Read More »