Healthcare

health technology computer doctor hospital nurse

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. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Nominate today

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

chatbot, smartphone, AI, assistant

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

Digital transformation is very big business these days. That’s why there isn’t a big C consultant in town who hasn’t locked onto big business and government in some way to take the more cashed up (and sometimes senseless) on a journey with their teams of “smartest people in the room”.

pills, tablets, medicine

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

Stethoscope, X-Ray, healthcare

A broad analysis of ehealth initiatives from around the world reveals a similar set of goals. The challenges, however, are numerous and varied. The healthcare industry has a supply and demand problem. To cope, organisations are increasingly turning to digital initiatives to change the delivery of healthcare services. “Chief Economist

A new NAB-backed healthcare app has launched that allows patients to locate a practitioner, get a quote, pay for their consultation and claim their private health insurance benefit on their smartphone. HICAPS Go has been developed in partnership with Medipass, an Australian tech start-up that NAB has invested in earlier

health, heart rate, fitness tracking, IoT, smartphone

Imagine a time in the near future where a diabetic can have their blood sugar levels assessed by a doctor halfway across the world or have their insulin levels changed automatically in response to what they eat and be able to receive medical advice without leaving the comfort of their

Annual spending on CAD (computer aided diagnosis) systems will reach $800 million globally by 2022, as AI (artificial intelligence) start-ups exert greater impact on healthcare delivery. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Driven by the improved accuracy and usability