eHealth and Telehealth

The number of Australians living in rural areas varies with the state, with some residing in areas considered “remote” and “very remote.” The Land Down Under is unique not only for its culture and vast, varying landscape, but for the fact that it has become one of the most urbanised countries in the world, with 69 per cent of the population residing in major cities, according to 2011 figures from the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Meeting Tomorrow’s Health Care Needs Today

The Digital Hospital Transformation

With an already strong publicly and privately supported healthcare system, the country has now found itself on the precipice of what could be a remarkable transformation of healthcare as we know it, placing prevention and awareness at the forefront of its focus.

From ‘Sickcare’ to ‘Wellcare’

Medical One & Zedmed

The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) is tasked with identifying and fostering the design and development of technology to deliver Australia’s future e-health system. According to this authority, “an eHealth record will help you better manage your health.

Electrifying Progress

A Collaborative Approach to Imaging

Southern Radiology is an independent (non-corporate) Imaging Provider that has a well established reputation of working with clinicians to provide state-of-the-art imaging services across five distinct sub-speciality areas.

Southern Radiology Group

The Bigger Picture

Near the end of the last millennium, radiology changed from being essentially a “cottage” industry to a highly competitive commercial activity, during which time many practitioners sold their businesses to much larger corporate entities. Another dramatic shift took place around 2002-2004 as many individuals set up small private groups to handle the community based medicine which the larger corporations were ignoring. MDI Radiology was one of these.

MDI Radiology

The Mercy Way

In the early nineteenth century, the Sisters of Mercy devoted their lives to helping others. Mercy Health is their continuing legacy. The Catholic community benefit organisation remains dedicated to providing the highest quality care to all. “We like to call it the Mercy Way,” says John Fogarty, Executive Director of Hospitals, Aged Care and Community Services.

Mercy Health

Stem Cells

The scientific study of stem cells has existed for a long time and has already contributed greatly to modern medicine. As scientific inquiry continues to advance and as discoveries gain more traction and acceptance in the scientific and medical communities, the true breadth and potential of this area of study can start to be realized.

November 23, 2017, 8:48 AM AEDT

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