Healthcare

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DXC Technology has reached a definitive agreement to sell its healthcare software provider business to privately held Dedalus Group for $525 million in cash. “The sale of our healthcare provider software business to Dedalus is consistent with our strategy of focusing on the Enterprise Technology Stack and rationalizing our portfolio.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organisations are working diligently to diagnose patients, adjust to an increased need for telehealth services, and provide treatment. In this “digital age” of healthcare, many of these organisations are also in regular email communication with patients, government entities, and other firms to provide pressing medical

Cisco and RMIT have launched the Health Transformation Lab, a place for health leaders to bring their most complex and difficult challenges and consider how technology can support health initiatives. The lab will bring together ideas, leaders, innovators and infrastructure to make the future of healthcare, enabled by technology, a

This week visitors and patients at Fairfield Hospital have been greeted by a robot, ready to answer questions and provide directions, as part of a five-day public trial examining the impact of a robot receptionist. The humanoid robot Pepper has been staffed in the foyer of the hospital since Monday,

The mobile app experiences provided by Australia’s private health insurers deliver a basic suite of features to members, but not much more according to a new report, which argues digital strategies could help rescue funds from their current ‘death spiral.’  Earlier this year Grattan Institute said the industry is in

The traditional hospital is becoming obsolete as an ageing population and chronic health conditions require a different style of care which focuses on keeping patients out of hospitals in the first place.  That’s according to  Sharon Hakkennes, senior director analyst – healthcare for Gartner, who argued society’s needs have changed

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Shiny new, big hospitals are – to the future healthcare needs of Australia – what coal-fired power stations have become for our energy sector. Like the energy sector, healthcare paradigms are changing rapidly. Unlike the energy sector, we haven’t even started to argue about why we aren’t planning and designing

Australia’s medical software industry, though peppered with some great talent, interesting start-ups, and high potential emerging software platform plays is not necessarily where you would expect to find the next IT unicorn. But there may be one hiding in plain sight. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple.

Wearables, including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices, are set to become ‘must haves’ in delivering healthcare, with $20 billion forecast to be spent annually on these devices by 2023. That’s according to a new study from Juniper Research. Meanwhile, assistive hearables, or connected hearing aids made available via

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Healthcare will represent 10 per cent of all chatbot interactions across key verticals such as banking, ecommerce and social media by 2023, according to Juniper Research. The research predicts AI-powered chatbots will soon become the first responders for citizens’ engagements with healthcare providers, as the number of chatbot interactions exceeds