2005 Impacts of Advances in Medical Technology- Productivity Commission

2005 Impacts of Advances in Medical Technology- Productivity Commission • Advances in medical technology have brought large benefits but have also been a major driver of increased health spending in recent years. – In many cases, increased expenditure on new medical technologies reflects improved treatment and a significant increase in the number of people treated. […]

2005 Medical Device Industry – A Discussion Paper Ausbiotech DITR

2005 Medical Device Industry – A Discussion Paper Ausbiotech DITR Australia has a handful of highly successful medical devices companies that compete and win across global markets. A unique set of circumstances, including leading-edge technology, high consumer demand for the product, support from financial backers, business acumen and huge amounts of personal drive to succeed […]

2004 Australian Healthcare Market for ICT – Frost & Sullivan

2004 Australian Healthcare Market for ICT – Frost & Sullivan The presentation, given to the AIIA Healthcare special interest group, identifies ICT business opportunities in the Australian healthcare sector for SME companies. The total market for healthcare IT in Australia was estimated to be approximately A$1.6 billion (€ 0.99 billion) for the year 2003 (software, […]

2004 National Australian Health ICT Strategy BCG

2004 National Australian Health ICT Strategy BCG This influential report by the Boston Consulting Group on a national australian health ICT strategy led to the formation of NEHTA, the National E-Health Transformation Authority, chartered to improve the level of standardisation within ICT projects in the Australian e-health industry. The report summarises the major findings and […]

2003 Broadband in Hospitals – Economic Impact – Access Economics DCITA

Broadband in Hospitals – Economic Impact – Access Economics DCITA December 2003

The National Office for the Information Economy (NOIE) commissioned Access Economics to assess the economic impact of an accelerated rollout of broadband in hospitals. This report examines the impact of a particular intervention – accelerated rollout of broadband connecting major hospitals and specialist medical centres. Telehealth applications such as telepsychiatry and teleradiology have a strong […]