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  • March 29, 2023

    Alfred Health partners with DHCRC and Monash University to understand real impact of novel digital health initiatives

    Alfred Health is furthering its commitment to impact evaluation, collaborating with the Digital Health Collaborative Research Centre (DHCRC) and Monash University to review the impact and effectiveness of two innovative digital health initiatives implemented across …

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  • March 16, 2023

    A new paper published by leading Australian AI ethicist Stefan Harrer PhD proposes for the first time a comprehensive ethical framework for the responsible use, design, and governance of Generative AI applications in healthcare …

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  • February 14, 2023

    In 2018 Australian researchers in digital health cited the many barriers hampering our world class health, medical technology, and pharmaceutical sector from delivering solutions that benefit Australia and Australian healthcare consumers. They suggested that …

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  • This webinar discusses the potential uses of health data for practice reflection and professional development. Panellists will consider how this aligns with the Medical Board of Australia’s Professional Performance Framework.

    Key topics covered include:

    • How health data can be used to support practice reflection and professional development.
    • The use of data for performance improvement versus performance management.
    • How peak bodies are considering the role of performance data in professional development.

    Tim Shaw, Anne Tonkin, John Wilson, Julian Archer, David Rankin, Robert J Birnbaum

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  • In 2020, COVID-19 changed the health sector landscape forever, amplifying the need and urgency for innovators and entrepreneurs to bring novel solutions and products to market.

    This combination of urgency, need and opportunity has supercharged global investment in digital health, which rose from US $8.8 billion in 2019 to US $14.8 billion in 2020 (Mercom Capital Group), a trend that is widely expected to continue into the future.

    With technologies like robotics, AI, virtual reality, and blockchain thriving, what are the possibilities in health tech? Where are the future opportunities? And who will want to invest in them?

    Dr Terry Sweeney CMG (Panel chair ), Ken Saman, Louise Schaper, Michelle Perugini

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