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Data analytics
Srisawan Hospital to enhance patient experience with InterSystems TrakCare
Last month
The new Srisawan Hospital in Bangkok has chosen InterSystems TrakCare to help create enhanced patient experiences and promote further digital engagement.
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Cybersecurity
Rapid7 issues vulnerability advisory for two Baxter devices
Last month
Rapid7 has issued a vulnerability advisory for two Baxter Healthcare TCP/IP-enabled medical devices: SIGMA Spectrum Infusion Pump and SIGMA WiFi Battery.
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IT in Healthcare
Keeping Australian hospitals safe from cyberattack
Last month
In April this year, the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Act 2022 came into effect in Australia, extending the scope of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 to also apply to healthcare and the medical sector.
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IT Training
Accelerated UK expansion for ANZ tech companies
April 2022
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.
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Digital Transformation
EMC Healthcare selects InterSystems to digitise information
March 2022
InterSystems has announced that EMC Healthcare has selected the company to digitise EMC’s healthcare information across its private hospital group.
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AI
Alibaba reveals its top 10 tech trends for the year ahead
January 2022
Alibaba DAMO Academy has released its forecast of the leading trends it believes will shape the tech industry in 2022.
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IT in Healthcare
Visionflex and MediRecords partner to empower Australian health professionals
January 2022
Visionflex has announced a new partnership with MediRecords, Australia’s provider of cloud-based electronic medical record and practice management systems.
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AI
New AI technology helps doctors detect cancerous lesions
July 2021
NEC Corporation has announced the development of an AI technology to support doctors in determining if colorectal lesions are neoplastic or non-neoplastic. 
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3D Printing
Beyond prototypes: How 3D printing is moving outside the test lab
November 2020
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. 
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AI
Four ways AI can ease tedious, everyday tasks
September 2020
Technology has made many ‘impossible’ things possible. Here are some examples.
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Wearables
Research: The convergence of medtech and wearables
June 2020
IDTechEx has released research that looks at the growth of the wearables market and the growing innovation in health and medical technologies.
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Innovation
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
May 2020
“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."
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Testing
InterSystems helps Aus laboratories in the fight against COVID-19
April 2020
"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.”
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3D Printing
3D printing offers hope to healthcare workers during COVID-19
April 2020
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.
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3D Printing
HP mobilises 3D printing resources to provide critical COVID-19 equipment
March 2020
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. 
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IOT
New joint offering looks to secure medical IoT
March 2020
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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Frost & Sullivan
Female-focused healthtech solutions a growing market
March 2020
Technologies such as mHealth, telehealth, and wearable devices to help pregnancy care, fertility, and menstrual care treatments while reducing costs.
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3D Printing
Medical devices provide US$6B opportunity for 3D printing
August 2019
It is a rapidly growing market with compound annual growth rates of up to 18% in certain sub-segments.
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AI
Nuance releases med-tech speech recognition in Aus
August 2019
Nuance is launching its speech recognition platform Dragon Medical One in Australia, saving clinicians time on updating records and documentation.
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Science
Medical imaging equipment market poised for growth
June 2019
The market was valued at US$30 million in 2017, and the value will increment at a CAGR of 4.6% up to 2025.
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Data analytics
SAS rallying analytics experts to fight the opioid epidemic
May 2019
This group is one example of how analytics can be used to solve serious societal issues.
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IT in Healthcare
Accenture: Young Aussies driving digital healthcare market
May 2019
Millennial and Gen Z consumers are paving the way for non-traditional care models, an Accenture study finds.
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AI
Innodisk launces AIoT solution for the medical field
April 2019
One of the challenges of AIoT is keeping tabs on the many devices involved in the system.
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Data analytics
How Cognizant aims to digitally transform the clinical trial protocol process
April 2019
“We are firmly focused on delivering transformational products that adopt digital technologies to drive efficiencies throughout an organisation."