The beginnings of robotic surgery began with the prostate. Or more accurately it began with the advent of PSA screening. Before PSA screenings, prostate cancer was often not picked up until the symptomatic stage, in other words — it was too late to fight it (prostate cancer at its most curable stage is completely invisible).
‘We’re all in this room because we share a common vision, putting to work digital enablement to help out patients. Yet there is still some work to be done - we’re not where we want to be yet.’
Accessing health information in the Information Age often consists of a five-minute consultation with Dr Google. We’ve all been there. We’ve all thought that minor headache we’ve become inflicted with is some life-threatening disease that has somehow singled us out from across the cosmos.
Technology has the potential to transform patients and their families’ lives dramatically for the better.
“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
Do you remember the wonderment Photoshop caused when it was first launched?
We are looking to the future with the launch of our CeBIT Australia 2017 agenda. As the largest and longest running technology conference and exhibition in the Asia-Pacific, we pride ourselves on bringing together a diverse array of experts from around the world.
Atticus Finch’s famous line — you can’t truly understand a person until you consider things from his point of view […] until you climb into his skin and walk around in it — has been given a modern interpretation by Alzheimer’s Australia, Vic.
The below quote taken from a report commissioned from the APH sums up how exciting, life-changing and powerful eHealth can potentially be to the way we practise medicine.
Accessing government health services from rural or remote areas is often a difficult task for patients.
Tech opens up an exciting world of possibilities for most industries and health is no exception.
IP telephony, cable modems and biometrics - those were the topics shaping the business technology landscape in 2001 when CeBIT Australia opened its doors for the very first time.