E-health access for the ageing
Suppliers and developers met last week to discuss the challenges and opportunities for patient care in the next decade, including the need to motivate ageing patients to engage with technology. bit.ly/YIwudC
E-smoke clinical trials coming
The first Australian clinical trial of e-cigarettes as a quit-smoking tool will kick off this year with support for the devices growing, though the government and some public health experts remain wary. bit.ly/YIxO08
Software upgrade for Medibank
Medibank has selected HP Software to improve its online member services and its smartphone application. The private insurer said the new software would help identify IT problems and availability issues.