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Deep learning has the potential to help doctors cut down on diagnostic errors, said cardiologist Rima Arnaout in a talk at the GPU Technology Conference. - itbrief.com.au
Jo Cameron was referred to pain geneticists after doctors discovered she underwent serious surgery without painkillers. - abc.net.au
Developed in part by the CSIRO, the algorithm uses practice data to identify chronically ill patients most in need of preventive intervention. - racgp.org.au
A powerful anti-sickness drug given to cancer patients is being offered to sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), helping to ease the most embarrassing and painful symptoms of the condition. - dailytelegraph.com.au
In support of a paperless industry, the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has launched an initiative to enhance secure messaging functionality by 2020. - healthcareit.com.au
A new resource-based initiative is designed to support those providing care for patients who wish to die at home. - racgp.org.au
A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus launches in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care. - sbs.com.au
The technology is very much in its infancy but highlights the potential for our gadgets to deliver life-changing capabilities to monitor and improve our health and how popular devices can extend the reach of medical research. - news.com.au
Making more drugs available 'over the counter' would be a win for the public and the health care system write University of Sydney pharmacy experts. - sydney.edu.au
About five years ago one of WA's main providers of community services came up with what seemed an all too simple idea — bringing together its aged care residents with the toddlers in its early learning centres. - abc.net.au
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