East Metropolitan Health Service, WA takes lead for State-wide requirements

WA Health urgently needed a system to capture all the information collected and keep it secure. When word of the pandemic first spread globally, East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS), West Australia, chief executive Liz MacLeod said, she was confident that she that the right teams to rise to the challenge…

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Australian Govt. invests AU$19M in AI health research projects

AI technologies to be used to improve the ways we prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of health conditions. The Australian Government is investing AU$19 million in “transformative medical research projects” using game-changing applied artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, to improve the ways we prevent, diagnose and treat a wide…

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True 5G services Thai hospital

The provision of True 5G tech for medical technology and innovation provides “efficiency and safety” in all processes. Thailand telecommunications provider True has pushed out 5G technology for medical services, including a recent partnership with Nopparat Rajathanee Hospital. This ranges from sending ambulance cars to pick up patients, screening patients,…

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Singapore GovTech team helps to develop a mobile app in four days

SupplyAlly app helps to distribute 4.2M masks. As governments across the globe grapple with COVID-19, Singapore’s Ministry of Trade & Industry (MTI) and People’s Association (PA), work with Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to build an app in four days. Minister-in-charge of GovTech, Dr Janil Puthucheary said the mobile…

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Cybercriminals targeting Australian health sector

Health sector must implement strategies to mitigate these attacks. The Australian health sector is continually being threatened by advanced persistent threat actors (APT). The Cyber Security Centre (ACSC — part of the Australian Signals Directorate) has issued its Advisory 2020-009: Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors targeting Australian health sector organisations and COVID-19…

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