Health technology

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Strategy

Future focused primary health care: Australia’s primary health care 10 year plan 2022-2032

This plan was developed as a high-level response to the recommendations of the Primary Health Reform Steering Group, and an extensive series of consultations. The plan aims to support primary health care providers to embrace continuing advances in technology - in telehealth and virtual care...
Report

The economic benefit and public value of Australia MedicAlert Foundation

Swinburne University of Technology undertook a multi-stage research project to assess the economic benefit and public value of the Australia MedicAlert Foundation (AMAF). This research reviewed publicly available health data, included a comprehensive survey of current AMAF members, and used several research frameworks to develop...
Report

The new frontier - delivering better health for all Australians

This report examines the opportunities to deliver better health care for Australians through our regulatory and health technology assessment process for both medicines and technologies.
Discussion paper

Northern Australia communications analysis: directions paper

The CRC for Developing Northern Australia has invested in this analysis to investigate the impacts and relevance of digital inclusion for developing northern Australia.
Report

Frontier firms: four industry case studies

This report summarises the findings from case studies of four significant New Zealand industries: Dairy (both farming and processing), Health technology (HealthTech), Horticulture (with a focus on kiwifruit and wine) and Software products and services (Software). The four case studies have identified various opportunities for...
Discussion paper

Critical technologies discussion paper: health

This discussion paper has been released to identify key critical technology developments, assess risks to and opportunities in Australia’s national interest, and examine the approach of academia, industry and government to critical technologies in the health sector.
Briefing paper

Measuring value in new health technology assessments: a focus on robotic surgery in public hospitals

This paper draws on the experience of Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) in Queensland and the processes it undertook to purchase the Mako robotic system for hip and knee replacements and how it was implemented into a major public hospital. The case study...
Strategy

A new prescription: preparing for a healthcare transformation

Australia needs a new prescription for healthcare – a focus on prevention and wellness, enabled by technology. To help meet this challenge, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has drawn on expertise from across the nation to prepare this map for step-change.
Report

Action required: the urgency of addressing social determinants of health

This report lays out five steps for action that organisations can take to lead in a world in which social determinants assume a more prominent role. The research is backed by new results from a global survey conducted by PwC’s Health Research Institute, along with...
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...
Article

Technology could change how we address mental health, if we can navigate the ethical dilemmas

The new generation of AI will affect how we approach mental healthcare.
Report

Empowering 8 billion minds: enabling better mental health for all via the ethical adoption of technologies

This report by the Global Future Council on Neurotechnologies explores the evolving application of technology in mental healthcare and considers the ethical considerations that surround its use.
Commentary

New technologies for the brain require ethical approaches to innovation

New innovations in neurotechnology should consider ethical, social and legal implications.
Article

Time to make a fundamental choice about the future of healthcare

Smart, mobile, connected technologies are the potential saviors of healthcare systems worldwide. The only possible solution to the global challenge of healthy ageing is to exploit the connectivity of our consumer devices as diagnostic and monitoring tools.
Article

Is technology key to improving global health and education, or just an expensive distraction?

This article identifies some of the dangers of viewing the success of new technologies as inevitable in relation to health and education. While there are many reasons to be optimistic that technology will be a potential catalyst for massive positive disruption, Stefan Dercon highlights the...
Report

National Health Servers: delivering digital health for all

This research report considers how technology could be adopted quicker and more widely by the NHS to improve the care that patients receive and to drive better health outcomes.
Report

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

This report explores the clinical impact of AI for doctors and patients in the UK in the near future. It is not an exhaustive analysis of the potential of AI or the implications for clinical care, but a snapshot of 12 areas that will be...
Strategy

The NHS long term plan

Health and care leaders have come together to develop a long term plan to make the NHS fit for the future, and to get the most value for patients out of every pound of taxpayers’ investment.
Policy report

The future of healthcare: our vision for digital, data and technology in health and care

This document sets out the UK government’s vision for the use of technology, digital and data within health and care, to meet the needs of all our users.
Journal article

How to improve success of technology projects in health and social care

This article summarises a new framework to improve the success of technology projects: the nonadoption, abandonment, scaleup, spread and sustainability (NASSS) framework.