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Creating the connections that can save lives

Technology has already delivered impressive improvements to the way in which healthcare is delivered in Australia – but the opportunity to do more is enormous. In this sponsored post Equinix Australia managing director, Jeremy Deutsch, outlines how fast evolving cloud infrastructure is altering the playing field of new opportunity in healthcare provision

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12 quotes and headlines that set the scene for medical AI

Medical AI is here according to Prof Enrico Coiera of the Australian Alliance of Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare (AAAIH). Is that a good or bad thing?

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Bettina McMahon in conversation with Wild Health on interoperability

The COO of the Australian Digital Health Agency, Bettina McMahon, talks to the challenges of their secure messaging program and its context as the Agency rolls into its consultation phase for a much broader attempt at sorting out health interoperability in Australia

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How well are we measuring our digital health progress?

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”. It’s a cliché that more than a few of my old bosses in corporate used on me during strategy, reforecasting and budget sessions. It was usually the smarter Dutch ones that pulled me up when I pitched something that sounded great but didn’t have the data […]

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Grahame Grieve talks (literally) the evolution of FHIR and what’s next

Our first podcast, albeit borrowed from talkinghealthtech.com.au, a new Australian health tech podcast by Peter Birch. Grahame explains the origins of FHIR and where it’s heading. It’s much better listening than reading!

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Wild Health June Interoperability Summit reader special ticket offer

If you’re interested in the stories on this blog come to Wild Health Summit in Sydney using this 15% off promotional code.

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Could this be Australia’s first health software unicorn?

Australia’s medical software industry, though peppered with some great talent, interesting start ups, and high potential emerging software platform plays, isn’t where you’d normally be looking for our next IT unicorn. But we may just have one which has been under our nose (and on the nose) for a few years now.

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What new hospitals and coal fired power stations might end up having common

Big bold new digital hospitals might be  to our future healthcare needs what, to some extent, coal fired power stations ended up becoming for our energy sector

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Fireside chat with Telstra Health Managing Director Prof Mary Foley

Telstra Health, once plagued by issues of strategic discontinuity and then by its National Cancer Screening Registry contract with the Federal Government, appears to be emerging into a new and productive phase of continuity and growth. Wild Health spoke to Telstra Health Managing Director Professor Mary Foley, and found a business that looks like it is phoenixing rapidly from its eclectic past. It just might be forming up for a spectacular turnaround

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Do HISA and ACHI see strength in numbers (and unity)?

The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the Australasian College of Health Informatics (ACHI) are looking to combine forces.  Why now?

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