What’s under the hood at Bendigo Hospital

What’s under the hood at Bendigo Hospital

The digital health community was keen to see first-hand the technology driving Bendigo Health’s push to a full digital hospital. Two guided tours were held last month with attendees walked through emergency department and an inpatient ward to see the technology used. The groups also heard from Executive Director Acute Health, Bendigo Health, Robyn Lindsay on her [...]
TOM_Melbourne Makeathon: #makingthedifference

TOM_Melbourne Makeathon: #makingthedifference

By Dr  Mark Merolli, PhD, CHIA, B.Physio (Hons) From 28-30 November, Swinburne University were the proud hosts of the first TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers) Makeathon in Australia. In much the same spirit of the “Hackathon” model, TOM brought together teams of “Makers” and “Need-Knowers” to work on solutions utilising innovative tools and manufacturing aimed at [...]
Applications invited from digital health startups and entrepreneurs

Applications invited from digital health startups and entrepreneurs

HISA has formed an alliance with the Texas Medical Centre on a new international BioBridge, a health technology startup exchange program. It will enable selected Australian digital health companies or individual health entrepreneurs to spend four months in immersion programs in Houston. Australian companies will have access to TMC’s Innovation Institute and TMCx – one [...]
The culture of innovation in healthcare

The culture of innovation in healthcare

The Innovating Health Series continued in Melbourne this week - this time discussing the Culture of Innovation in Healthcare. Simon Terry and Dr Vishaal Kishore guided a discussion with senior leaders in healthcare around system innovation, culture, people and behavioural change. The very definition and language of innovation was debated in the healthcare context. It [...]