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  • August 16, 2023

    Digital health experts call for responsible use of AI in healthcare

    Leading research, government and industry representatives met in Sydney yesterday to develop recommendations on the safe and responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, convened by the Australian Alliance for AI in Healthcare (AAAiH) …

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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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