Displaying items by tag: Department of Health

Monday, 20 September 2021 15:30

Ivory moves to Atturra as GM

Atturra has appointed Estelle Ivory to the role of general manager, business applications within its Microsoft cloud and applications business unit.

Published in People Moves

The Department of Health has been using Qlik’s data visualisation and analytics solution to give more perspective on COVID-19 related information and support public announcements.

Published in Business IT

Australian-listed biotechnology company Medlab Clinical has selected Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist on HoloLens 2 to support its critical work underway, including on the pandemic, in its specialist laboratories.

Published in Deals

The Australian Government Department of Health has selected local health booking provider HealthEngine to build the booking platform for the COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Booking Service.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 14:13

Vault signs Aruba deal to improve cloud security

Australian cloud provider Vault has signed a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise firm Aruba to improve its cloud security solutions for both public and private sector clients.

Published in Cloud

Social distancing and stay-home restrictions have brought about a boom in the number of Australians playing video games, with 762,000 new gamers getting into gaming during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, according to a new survey.

Published in Entertainment

The Australian Government's Drupal-based content management system GovCMS, built by Boston-based open source firm Acquia, has been able to withstand the increase in traffic that has been thrown at it during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance claims.

Published in Open Source

Sydney based startup and spinout from the CSIRO, Coviu, is providing its telehealth technology to the government-funded video consulting platform Healthdirect Australia to help GP's transition to a business model that incorporates increased demand for telehealth.

Published in Health

Data collected by the COVIDSafe app will be destroyed after the pandemic is declared over in Australia, and only the states and territories will be able to release data to show if the app was an effective tool in combatting the pandemic.

Published in Health

The Australian Government will pass legislation this month that will enable the deletion of data collected by the COVIDSafe app from the central collection data once the coronavirus pandemic is declared over in the country.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:25

ACCC issues warning on COVID-19 scams

Scammers in Australia are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or cure the virus, according to consumer watchdog the ACCC.

Published in Health
Thursday, 14 November 2019 12:26

Qlik moves into Canberra

Data analytics specialist Qlik says it is enhancing its operations in Australia with a move to new offices in the national capital Canberra.

Published in Data

Motorola Solutions has joined Fortem Australia, a new community-based organisation focussed on the health and wellbeing of Australia’s 300,000-plus first responders.

Published in Strategy

Optus has consolidated and expanded its services to government with the securing of a $6 million deal to provide the Australian Government’s Department of Health with telecommunications products and services, including Wide Area Network, mobile and voice services to the department’s 5000 users.

Software firm Agile Digital, secure cloud provider Vault Systems and the federal Department of Health have collaborated to demonstrate proof-of-concept of a system where blockchain technology can be used to help data scientists analyse the data of patients and not violate their privacy.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Newly released data shows there is growing demand for home care services for older Australians, promoting a call for an urgent need for a review of government resourcing of its "Increasing Choice in Home Care" reforms.

Published in Strategy

The federal government has awarded a contract estimated to be worth up to $220 million to Telstra Health to construct and manage a new National Cancer Screening Register, a decision which has been attacked by union peak body the ACTU and not-for-profit group, Pro Bono Australia, in defence of a not-for-profit which unsuccessfully tendered for the contract.

Published in Technology Tenders
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 21:22

Milo launches new fitness tracker for kids

Iconic drink company, Milo, has launched a tracker designed for kids that helps to monitor their health, fitness and activity. A study commissioned by Milo revealed that 78% of Australian kids are getting less than the recommended daily amount of exercise, with one in four (28%) getting less than half.

Published in Apps
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 12:34

Datacom snares $242m government contract

IT services company Datacom has secured a contract valued at $242 million to supply ICT infrastructure and support services to the Federal Department of Health.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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