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Data analytics
Data analytics a struggle for A/NZ healthcare organisations
A study by InterSystems has found that most Australian and New Zealand healthcare organisations struggle to use data analytics to support their business objectives.
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Inde
Exclusive: Inde provides innovative solutions across the tech sector
Inde likes to call its approach the 'power of the collective', which essentially means that if a client approaches the company with a problem, they'll get the team's collective insight to help drive the best outcome.
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Healthcare
SOTI research explores professional's thoughts on digitisation in the healthcare sector
Interconnectivity, automation and data management were the three key trends highlighted in the report as integral parts of successful medical technology implementation.
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Healthcare
Aussie healthcare startup Coviu highlights rapid growth
Australian startup specialising in virtual healthcare is expanding its product offering and launching in the US following an era of significant growth.
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Artificial Intelligence
Why smarter healthcare depends on data and automation
The pandemic has acted as a fierce catalyst for change. It’s strong-armed industries across the globe to embrace a world of new. Nowhere is that more evident than in healthcare.
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Healthcare
InterSystems expands New Zealand presence with local office
InterSystems has opened its first New Zealand office, expanding the company’s presence in the country to build its growing local team and closer relationships with customers and partners.
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Storage
Pure Storage revolutionises St George’s Hospital systems
Pure Storage has modernised St George’s Hospital’s data storage environment to ensure round-the-clock, high-speed access to critical patient information.
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Healthcare
Why the Metaverse could be the key to enhancing the healthcare sector
The experts at Accenture understand that the programmable world is about building the next version of the physical world in healthcare, understanding complex layers in order to fully utilise technology to its maximum effect.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Trend Micro achieves AWS healthcare competency status
This accreditation adds to Trend Micro's more than 15 Amazon Web Service competencies and designations for its cloud security solutions. 
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Sustainability
Honeywell named Frankston facility services provider
Honeywell has been named the joint facility services provider for Frankston Hospital’s AU$1.1 billion redevelopment.
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Healthcare
Workday winning on culture and family focus
This family-first approach sees all employees receive access to family-wide private healthcare cover, as well as income protection and life insurance policies.
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Microsoft
Volpara, Microsoft project to detect cardiovascular issues
Volpara Health Technologies is working with Microsoft on a research and development project to speed up creating a product that detects and quantifies breast arterial calcifications (BACs).
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Apple
Jamf updates healthcare IT to protect data on Apple devices
Jamf has rolled out new functionality to help healthcare and IT teams protect patient data and streamline clinical access for their Apple fleet.
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Healthcare
Helping Western Sydney Local Health District provide a new model of care in the fight against COVID
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) and PwC’s Consulting Business came together to solve through the challenges of COVID-19.
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Healthcare
SnapLogic launches Accelerator for Amazon HealthLake
SnapLogic has launched Accelerator to allow healthcare and life sciences organisations to turn raw data into healthcare-related insights and actions.
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Cloud
Ransomware attacks on healthcare increased 94% in 2021
New research has revealed a 94% increase in ransomware attacks on the organisations within the healthcare sector during 2021. 
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Cybersecurity
Cyber attacks on healthcare doubled in 2021, trend continues in 2022
Cyber attacks targeting the health and social care sector in Australia doubled in 2021 compared with data from 2020.
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Digital Transformation
The impact of COVID-19 on healthcare environments and care delivery
The COVID-19 pandemic has revolutionised the healthcare industry while overcoming staff shortages, social distancing requirements, and lockdowns.
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Healthcare
Attacks on critical infrastructure continue - Trellix report
“We’re at a critical juncture in cybersecurity and observing increasingly hostile behaviour across an ever-expanding attack surface."
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Microsoft
First Australian provider to implement Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
Bethesda Health Care is the first provider in Australia to implement Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare technology in its new mental health clinic.
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Cybersecurity
Budget boost promises better cybersecurity for our health system
$75.7 million, over three years was pledged, specifically to upgrade cybersecurity tools and improve training, awareness and incident management capability in the Ministry itself, within the 20 District Health Boards and at the primary health and community care levels
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Healthcare
Snowflake launches data cloud solution for healthcare industry
With the Snowflake Healthcare & Life Sciences Data Cloud, healthcare companies have a single, integrated and cross-cloud data platform.
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PaaS
InterSystems unveils its new PaaS healthcare solution
InterSystems has announced the official release of its HealthShare Health Connect Cloud, a new platform-as-a-service to help improve patient outcomes. 
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Sustainability
Sydney consulting firm launches new social impact practice
HTANALYSTS has launched a consulting practice to deliver capabilities in social impact measurement, govt services, sustainability, aged care and disability.