31 Aug

Modernising your healthcare environment

Modernising your healthcare environment

Modernising your healthcare environment The Australian Digital Health Agency has set the strategy to create “safe, seamless and secure: evolving health and care to meet the needs of modern Australia.” This will drive the need for digital transformation across healthcare providers. What is digital transformation? The whitepaper, The Journey of Digital Transformation, notes that digital transformation is a complete change in the way that organisations conduct business, it is a change in people, process and technology with the aim of becoming more engaging, more efficient and more sustainable. While this may sound overwhelming, you do not need to transform everything at once, specific areas that you feel would benefit the most from digitalisation …

24 Feb

Understanding the benefits and challenges of e-health

Understanding the benefits and challenges of e-health

Digital technology has improved the efficiency of many business sectors over recent years, especially when it comes to streamlining information access. E-health is one of the most important new technologies, and it’s proliferation is certainly a significant step forward for the healthcare industry. Of course, as with any new technology, there are also challenges that need to be considered. What is e-health? Essentially, e-health is a new way of delivering health information and services, through the use of computer and communications technologies. Doctors and medical professionals can share patient information with each other effectively, replacing the older, more error-prone physical file systems. These records can also be accessed by the patients themselves, and the data updated and controlled as required. Of course, it’s …

4 Jul

Barriers to Utilising Data in Private Health Insurance

Barriers to Utilising Data in Private Health Insurance

This post is from guest contributor Emma Morgan, Industry Marketing Manager – Banking, Finance and Insurance at Fuji Xerox Australia. The private health insurance industry faces several challenges that inhibit its ability to address customer concerns, according to leading authorities in the field. At a breakfast briefing hosted by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) on June 27, speakers from Medibank and Ernst & Young pointed out that effective data collection and retention offered significant opportunities for the industry to streamline health initiatives, but privacy concerns have hindered progress in their development. The need for investment in big data is well established and understood by the private health insurance industry. The better use …

9 Jun

Budget Impact on small to medium sector

Budget Impact on small to medium sector

Last week’s budget had direct and indirect impacts on the small to medium sector. Whilst these announcements are yet to make it through the senate, Fuji Xerox Australia has reviewed the key points and summarised what they mean to the small to medium sector in general, and the health and logistics sectors in particular. The following diagrams flow through announcement to impact and into how Fuji Xerox Australia can help these organisations to address their challenges using our services and technology. 1st Degree of Impact Note: These tax facts are based on if the 2014/15 budget is passed “as is”   2nd Degree of Impact   3rd Degree of Impact To see how we …

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