After seeing a close friend’s battle with cancer, Jacqui Savage decided she had the background and skills to try to do something she hopes will save lives.
Alibaba Group’s has partnered with Chemist Warehouse, Blackmores, Swisse and Sanofi Consumer Healthcare to boost the profile of health products in China.
According to the Australia’s Health 2016 report, Australia’s health expenditure hit $155 billion in 2013-14, or 9.8 percent of the country’s GDP; this was up from $150 billion in 2012-13, and almost $95 billion, adjusted for inflation, in 2003-04. This spend is due to a population that is both growing and ageing, with advancements in […]
Through a private mobile platform, Kindom allows parents to record their child’s medical and developmental data and store it in one secure space.
Sydney-based healthtech startup Whitecoat has announced the appointment of Cameron Clyne, former CEO of National Australian Bank (NAB) as its inaugural chairman.
Team Kneehab has taken out the inaugural Health and Technology Challenge (HaTCHathon) with its solution to improve patient compliance and treatment outcomes for knee rehabilitation after a reconstruction.
Founded in Auckland in 2014 by ophthalmologist, Dr. Hong Sheng Chiong, oDocs is a portable diagnostic eye exam system for smartphones. The startup has created a portable eye-care adaptor that can be attached to anyone’s smartphone and used by an eye specialist outside a clinic.
RagTagd is a smart tag that can be attached to any school item like a uniform, lunch box or bag and can help detect those lost items once they’ve found their way into the school’s lost property. When a tagged item shows up in lost property the child’s parents receive an automatic text message to inform them that the item has been found.
Hot on Health is an educational platform looking to help inform people about healthcare, getting thinking about their health before it gets to the stage where it becomes a problem.
Brisbane healthtech startup DoseMe has received $2.6 million in a Series A funding round led by a series of investors including Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter. The investment will help DoseMe commercialise into the Australian market and also expand into the US.
Australian healthtech startup HealthKit has announced today a partnership with Coviu, a startup from Data61. The partnership that will see 15,000 health practitioners provided with video consultation capabilities.
Sydney-based startup Brontech is one of the latests startups to utilise blockchain technology in a different way to fintechs. Unlike fintech startups Brontech is not moving money, giving loans or encrypting currency, instead they are using blockchain to build a platform that can establish trust and security in the healthcare system.
To improve the quality of life for seniors and their connections to family and friends is a new Melbourne healthtech startup Lumen. The startup is a communications system comprising of smart monitoring devices that provides a way for families to communicate, remotely monitor and provide immediate help if needed.
Health insurance providers nib, Bupa, and HBF have announced they are banding together to expand Whitecoat, a platform allowing consumers to search for and review healthcare providers.
Applications are now open for Westpac’s annual Innovation Challenge for startups to pitch their ideas for the next big innovation in healthcare.