Medical tech news stories
Accelerated UK expansion for ANZ tech companies
The UK Government is working with Australian and New Zealand national and state governments to take a delegation of tech scaleups for London Tech Week.
EMC Healthcare selects InterSystems to digitise information
InterSystems has announced that EMC Healthcare has selected the company to digitise EMC’s healthcare information across its private hospital group.
Alibaba reveals its top 10 tech trends for the year ahead
Alibaba DAMO Academy has released its forecast of the leading trends it believes will shape the tech industry in 2022.
Visionflex and MediRecords partner to empower Australian health professionals
Visionflex has announced a new partnership with MediRecords, Australia’s provider of cloud-based electronic medical record and practice management systems.
New AI technology helps doctors detect cancerous lesions
NEC Corporation has announced the development of an AI technology to support doctors in determining if colorectal lesions are neoplastic or non-neoplastic.
Beyond prototypes: How 3D printing is moving outside the test lab
The unique ability of 3D printers to construct precise and intricate shapes faster and more efficiently than a manual process represents a compelling point for companies eager to fabricate concepts, models, and bases for existing components.
Four ways AI can ease tedious, everyday tasks
Technology has made many ‘impossible’ things possible. Here are some examples.
Research: The convergence of medtech and wearables
IDTechEx has released research that looks at the growth of the wearables market and the growing innovation in health and medical technologies.
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
“At Alibaba Cloud, we are committed to providing industries that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced technological solutions that will offer much needed support and guidance."
InterSystems helps Aus laboratories in the fight against COVID-19
"InterSystems is proud to be helping SydPath, Austech Medical Laboratories, Goulburn Valley Health Pathology and other clinical laboratories, and we will continue making additional resources available to customers dealing with the pandemic.”
3D printing offers hope to healthcare workers during COVID-19
3D printing has been utilised by medical institutions and staff on the frontlines to solve immediate challenges around safety as stocks of personal protective equipment (PPE) drop.
HP mobilises 3D printing resources to provide critical COVID-19 equipment
The company says more than 1,000 3D printed parts have already been delivered to local hospitals, and essential equipment being delivered include face masks, face shields, mask adjusters, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, and respirator parts.
Internet of Things
New joint offering looks to secure medical IoT
Forescout has entered into a strategic partnership with Medigate with the intention of reducing the risk of medication Internet of Things devices.
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Female-focused healthtech solutions a growing market
Technologies such as mHealth, telehealth, and wearable devices to help pregnancy care, fertility, and menstrual care treatments while reducing costs.
Medical devices provide US$6B opportunity for 3D printing
It is a rapidly growing market with compound annual growth rates of up to 18% in certain sub-segments.
Nuance releases med-tech speech recognition in Aus
Nuance is launching its speech recognition platform Dragon Medical One in Australia, saving clinicians time on updating records and documentation.
Medical imaging equipment market poised for growth
The market was valued at US$30 million in 2017, and the value will increment at a CAGR of 4.6% up to 2025.
SAS rallying analytics experts to fight the opioid epidemic
This group is one example of how analytics can be used to solve serious societal issues.
Accenture: Young Aussies driving digital healthcare market
Millennial and Gen Z consumers are paving the way for non-traditional care models, an Accenture study finds.
Innodisk launces AIoT solution for the medical field
One of the challenges of AIoT is keeping tabs on the many devices involved in the system.
How Cognizant aims to digitally transform the clinical trial protocol process
“We are firmly focused on delivering transformational products that adopt digital technologies to drive efficiencies throughout an organisation."
Australians unsure of who is responsible for the safety of their information
According to a recent survey conducted by SOTI, Australians are increasingly concerned about the security of their health records.
How AI is changing the medical industry
With NVIDIA Clara, developers can speed up their medical imaging applications and implement AI.
How big data can revolutionise NZ’s hospitals
Miya Precision is being used across 17 wards and the emergency department at Palmerston North Hospital.