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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Digitalization of medical devices boosts productivity in med-tech

It encourages medtech players to deliver significant value for providers and patients. The global medical devices industry is undergoing a major transformation in business models, technology adoption, and care delivery approaches, according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Medical Devices Outlook. The digitalization of medical devices encourages medtech players to…

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Global pharmaceutical market drives innovative digitalization

Digitalization across the pharmaceutical value chain will improve the industry´s efficiency. Global Pharmaceuticals Outlook finds that the accelerated drug development timelines are driving digitalization and innovation across the pharmaceutical value chain. Data, the decentralization of clinical trials, supply-chain resilience, digital therapeutics, and manufacturing automation are the key areas driving digitalization.…

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Northern Health using The Clinician’s digital health platform to expand

Through ZEDOC’s tracking dashboard, VVED staff can access intake results immediately. Northern Health has worked with The Clinician to develop a patient registration and intake platform as part of the Statewide expansion of the Victorian Virtual Emergency Department (VVED). Through this service, patients can access non-critical emergency care on their…

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