Talking HealthTech

Talking HealthTech

Discussions with doctors, developers and decision-makers in Australian HealthTech

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239 – Western Sydney Local Health District is leading the adoption of digital hospitals. Naren Gunja, WSLHD

Have you ever wondered what a digital hospital would be like? This episode gives you a pretty vivid concept of that as Pete speaks with Naren Gunja from the Western Sydney Local Health District. This episode will help you to better understand how digitising a hospital can impact the patients, clinicians and systems. It also covers the technology needs of clinicians and how more tech integration can affect their cognitive load.
May 16, 2022

238 – Taking the pressure off the healthcare system. Ajit Ravindran & Will Yang, Lenexa Medical

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of a more personalised up-to-date manner to prevent pressure injuries in aged care and hospitalised patients? In this episode, we learn about a new sensor technology that has the ability to change how clinicians prevent pressure ulcers while reducing work and financial expenses.
May 11, 2022

237 – Web3, NFTs and HealthTech. Damien King, PUML Better Health

By now you must have heard about NFTs, crypto, Web3 and the metaverse. For many, these terms are quite foreign and their concept is complex. This episode breaks down these increasingly popular terms, a blockchain expert, Damien King and our host, Pete discuss NFTs, Web3, cryptocurrency, health tech, the metaverse and much more, as they look at the potential healthcare benefits of these technologies.
May 9, 2022

236 – The medtech startup journey; Maria Pelipas, Medtech Actuator

If you’re an early-stage medtech founder then you completely understand the struggles that come with such a title and how hard it is to come by good help and support. In this episode, we hear from Medtech Actuator about the life of a startup founder and how it can be made easier. You will also learn about breaking out of research into commercialisation.
May 4, 2022

235 – vMDT’s – Improve Outcomes and Minimise Legal Risk

Learn more about vMDTs and how they can minimise legal risk while improving outcomes in this interview with Dr Tim Smith, Dr Talat Uppal and Sue Sinclair.
May 2, 2022

234 – Transforming healthcare with digital care pathways. Dr Ron Tenenbaum, The Clinician

In this episode, you will learn a whole lot about value-based care remote patient monitoring, PROMs and PREMs, digital care pathways, and a lot more from a global perspective.
April 27, 2022

Talking HealthTech

Conversations with Doctors, Developers and Decision Makers to promote innovation and collaboration for better healthcare enabled by technology. Because collaboration begins with conversation.
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Peter Birch

Peter Birch

Peter Birch has worked in management roles in healthcare organisations for over 15 years; big ones and small ones, innovative start ups and slow moving beasts, he’s seen all different kinds. Pete has experienced first hand the exciting developments and the frustrating stagnation's of all the ups and downs in health, as well as the impact to businesses, investors, doctors, and patients.

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