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Research explores benefits of smart bidets

The role smart bidets may play in the future of healthcare was explored during a presentation at the recent Australian Healthcare Week 2016, held at Australian Technology Park in Sydney. Meredith Gresham, occupational therapist and a senior consultant (research and ...

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Suicide prevention app launches

Monash University has joined forces with beyondblue to develop a smartphone app and website that aim to keep people safe when they have suicidal thoughts. The free BeyondNow app, developed with funding from the Movember Foundation, shows people how to ...

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Coming societal changes and how to adapt

The latest edition of the Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association’s (AHHA) peer-reviewed academic journal Australian Health Review has delved into the social developments that could influence the delivery of health services in the near future. The work is based on megatrends ...

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The winning design? It’s an easy call

A new call device that allows people with physical disabilities to call for assistance in a way that wasn’t possible before, has won a series of awards. The device, developed by researchers from Flinders University and the University of South ...

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