State-wide patient reported measures program

Supporting services to provide the care that patients need and want South Australia’s Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health (CEIH), South Australia’s Department for Health and Wellbeing (SA Health), and The Clinician, a leading digital health company, have announced a partnership to roll-out a state-wide Patient Reported Measures (PRM) program. The program…

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Doctors on Demand takes telehealth to new heights

Providing equity of access to primary care, regardless of postcode Doctors on Demand (DoD) is an online platform that bridges the gap between general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacies by providing 24/7 on-demand access to qualified Australian practitioners and prescription medications. When DoD was founded by pharmacists John Martin and John…

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First “Global State of Digital Health Report”

Examining over 12,000 digital health ventures Galen Growth, the leading digital health, data-driven market intelligence company, and FINN Partners, an independent global integrated marketing services agency, announced that the first “Global State of Digital Health Report” will be released today at the HLTH Conference in Las Vegas during a special session hosted by…

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Healthcare providers to increase spending on patient-centric apps

Changing from legacy systems to align with modern healthcare workflow Almost 75 per cent of healthcare providers in Asia/Pacific will increase spending on customer engagement apps to better cater to the shift of care delivery from in-person to care anywhere. This IDC report portrays the patient-centric care trends into three…

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Growing impact of the digital front door on healthcare

Digital front door creates a new, consumer-centric paradigm in healthcare In just a few short years, the digital front door has shifted from being a nice-to-have online presence to being a critical part of every healthcare organization’s overarching digital health strategy. Extending well beyond a website, the digital front door…

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Top investment priorities by healthcare providers

Technologies that enable data storage and data-based decisions will attract investment Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud are the top technologies that healthcare providers in Asia/Pacific (including Japan) will be investing on in the next three years. The survey report focuses on healthcare providers, such as hospitals, clinics, and primary healthcare…

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Tighter security measures from suppliers of healthcare organisations

Following the news that healthcare IT supplier Advanced has suffered a ransomware attack Dean Sabri, Principal Analyst for Health and Social Care at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “NHS organizations across the country have been on high alert for cyber-attacks in recent years, especially since…

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Ambitious modernization programs will drive Singapore defence expenditure

The defence budget of the country is expected to increase The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is ambitiously modernizing military equipment, homeland security, and cyber security. To overcome the challenges posed by the country’s small armed forces, and limited area in which to train, the Ministry of Defence is focusing on…

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Payment redirection scams cost Australian businesses

Scams cost Australian businesses $US227 million last year Australian businesses lost $227 million to payment redirection scams in 2021, a 77 per cent increase compared to 2020, the ACCC’s latest Targeting Scams report reveals. The report compiles data from Scamwatch, ReportCyber, major banks and money remitters, and other government agencies. It shows…

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Digital-first healthcare solutions

Creating greater uptake of digital-driven solutions in healthcare management Digital solutions could significantly improve efficiencies in the end-to-end delivery of Australia’s healthcare, according to a new report from CommBank Health and KPMG. The Healthy Options report reveals that while 83 per cent of Australians are satisfied with the availability of quality healthcare,…

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