Medical technology

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Medical innovations
Report

Testing for COVID-19: the current state of laboratory tests and recommendations within the context of New Zealand’s pandemic response

The purpose of this document is to provide a rapid point-in-time evaluation of the different testing strategies for COVID-19 and recommend some possible options, scenarios and tests that may benefit New Zealand’s pandemic response. Relevant to this document, is that COVID-19 testing is a rapidly...
Report

Global Innovation Index 2019

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a source of insight into the multidimensional facets of innovation-driven growth. In this year’s edition, it analyzes the medical innovation landscape of the next decade, looking at how technological and non-technological medical innovation will transform the delivery of healthcare...
Article

Mesothelioma and nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is a broad term used in science to describe anything that is less than 100 nanometers in size. A nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. Nanotechnology is being used in all areas of science, including medicine. Some of the ways in which tiny, molecular...
Discussion paper

Mitochondrial donation: issues paper

This paper provides an overview of mitochondrial donation and related ethical and social issues in the context of Australian law. The purpose of this paper is to inform and engage the Australian community and to seek views on the issues raised.
Report

Digital health best practices for policy makers

As digital health brings up plenty of ethical questions, legal issues, and safety concerns, The Medical Futurist Institute decided to collect the best examples of how governments worldwide have attempted to adopt digital health. The aim of this report is to inspire other policy-makers to...
Report

Gene editing: legal and regulatory implications

This report by the Royal Society Gene Editing Panel examines New Zealand's current legal and regulatory environment for genetic technology in Aotearoa.
Report

The core information standard

The report defines the digital health information that should be shared, by consulting widely with people who use services, health and care professionals. The consultation was conducted across the four nations, because the information needed to provide safe, high quality care should follow the person...
Report

The Nightingale: time to get serious about addressing the social, behavioural and environmental influences on health

This paper proposes a new centre of innovation and research excellence to equip Nesta with the knowledge necessary to improve the social, behavioural and environmental determinants of health.
Report

Impact of digital health on the safety and quality of health care

This report by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (University of Sydney) explores the effects of five digital health interventions on patient safety and quality of care.
Briefing paper

Promoting an overdue digital transformation in healthcare

Following an analysis of a dozen countries with digitally advanced health economies, this paper aims to deconstruct and distill a set of six conditions that can smooth the path toward a successful systemwide digital transformation in healthcare.