Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
15 April, 2019

This week: The Future of Patient Monitoring - The TGA's New Action Plan for Medical Devices - Crocodile proteins showing promise in a range of medical treatments - and more.

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TGA Releases New Action Plan for Medical Devices

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has released its ‘Action Plan for Medical Devices’. The Action Plan is made from a three-part strategy than plans to further strengthen Australia’s regulatory requirements. -


NSW Health to modernise medical imaging systems

NSW Health will soon roll out a new radiology information system and picture archiving and communication system (RIS-PACS) across 11 of its organisations. -


Perth trial gives hope for Alzheimer’s breakthrough

A medical trial in Perth could help millions of people around the globe struck down with Alzheimer’s. It all comes down to one tablet WA doctors believe has them on the brink of a worldwide breakthrough. -


Australian geneticist discovers new condition causing blindness

Sydney-based clinical geneticist Professor Robyn Jamieson has discovered a new genetic condition that causes blindness. -


New medical trial could ‘cure spinal cord injuries in Australia’, experts claim

An extraordinary medical trial has provided a major breakthrough in global spinal cord injury research, with Australian researchers fighting to bring the new technology to Australia. -


Paving the way for interoperability in Australian healthcare

Clinical and non-clinical staff of today spend too much time on things that do not interoperate, according to Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) President Dr Harry Nespolon. -


5 Disruptive Technologies Driving The Future of Patient Monitoring Solutions

The patient monitoring market is expected to be worth more than $350 billion by 2025, as the focus is likely to move beyond device sales to solutions. -


An increasing number of hospitals are offering "interactive patient-care systems" -- a tablet with controls and apps patients can use, including one with access to their hospital medical information. -


How one US doctor made a change to help tackle America’s opioid crisis

When this emergency doctor was unable to help a patient experiencing addiction, he looked deeper. -


Expert urges NT to explore use of crocodile compounds in medical industry

Those who subscribe to the idea that fire is best fought with fire may not be surprised to learn that flesh-eating crocodiles are now being used to combat flesh-eating bacteria. -


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