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Meet ikki: a patient’s best friend

Ikki can take a patient’s temperature, it can sing to a patient, and it can let a patient know when to take their medicine and if they are taking the right medicine. Ikki is your friend. Ikki is also a ...

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To boldly go where no nurse has gone before

Academics at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing are pushing the boundaries with their latest innovation in nurse training. As part of their Star Trek-inspired Holodeck project, Associate Professor Winslow Burleson and his team are using state of the ...

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Beyond data silos: creating collaborative ecosystems

Transforming information into intelligence requires the adoption of interoperability approaches, including a key set of standards. That’s the message from managing director for Global ehealth Collaborative Dr Evelyn Hovenga who will address delegates at the World Hospital Congress in Brisbane. ...

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New tool could shred nurses’ paperwork

The paperwork nurses have to complete could be dramatically cut, following the trial of a new streamlined patient risk assessment tool. University of Queensland researchers said it will improve management in Australia’s busy hospital systems and leave more time for patient ...

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