Health technology

NARROWER TERMS
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

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

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

Nursing in the digital age: using technology to support patients in the home

The aim of this report is to determine how far new healthcare information technology has changed in the past six years and how skills and attitudes within community services have adapted to these changes.
Journal article

Toward comprehensive patient-centric care by integrating digital health technology with direct clinical contact in Australia

This study aims to reconceptialize the provision of health care to produce better outcomes at no greater cost, by placing individuals in the position of authority to direct their own care, in a personalized, integrated health care system.
Guide

Code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology

This guidance from the Department of Health & Social Care (UK) identifies the key principles of the code of conduct to enable the development and adoption of safe, ethical and effective data-driven health and care technologies.
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.