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Sydney healthcare analytics provider Prospection has raised $10 million in its first external funding round. The company says the funds will be used to expand its analytics platform into new therapy areas, enhance its artificial intelligence capabilities, and grow into the APAC market. The CSIRO’s Innovation fund, Main Sequence Ventures,

Tim Kelsey will step down from the role of CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency in January. Kelsey led the ADHA since 2016 and presided over the introduction of the controversial $1.5 billion My Health Record system. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The ADHA board will appoint

Switching Australia’s ehealth system, known as My Health Record, to an opt out model led to a surge in privacy complaints, the privacy watchdog revealed in its annual report on digital health.  The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner says it has now received over 60 privacy complaints and 35

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The UK’s National Health Service is helping health providers use machine learning and automation to detect skin cancer using a mobile app. But the emerging tech being used today required a strong digital foundation, years in the making and built on the scrapheap of a failed $11 billion IT programme.

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Australia’s consumer watchdog is suing the country’s largest health services booking platform, HealthEngine, alleging it secretly sold the data of 135,000 patients to insurance brokers and doctored patients’ reviews to improve the appearance of practices. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter HealthEngine has blamed the practice on rapid growth

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Just 12 per cent of healthcare professionals across Australia, and an average of 15 per cent of healthcare professionals around the world are fully confident in their ability to read, work, analyse and argue with data, according to research study commissioned by data analytics firm, Qlik. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular

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As Amazon warms up to enter into the crowded healthcare space with the recent announcement to acquire US-based online pharmacy PillPack for nearly $1 billion, the online giant’s business model could be inspired by its Chinese counterpart Alibaba, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular

Global hardware sales revenue from BMI (Brain Machine Interfaces) will reach $19 billion per annum by 2027, up from an estimated $2.4 billion in 2018. That’s according to a new study from Juniper Research. BMIs bridge the gap between technology and the brain, interpreting brain signals for the purpose of

Healthcare, perhaps because of its deeply embedded links to the public sector and the fragmented market structure in the private sector looks tailor made for disruption. That’s certainly the view of the digerati who made health the top topic of social chit chat on the web this week, as measured

It’s hard not to live in the moment — and when you are running a startup or an early-stage business (and yes, they are different), laying out a long-term operating road map seems laughable. Even presumptuous. In those first months of business, the primary focus is to make it through