Currently only half of people with depression access potentially adequate treatment, according to one research study. Digital devices could help.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
Most hospitals have a mix of paper and digital records.
If you're opting out of My Health Records, you're opting in to "business as usual". Here's what the current system looks like.
Health information is an attractive target for offenders.
Concerns about the scheme have prompted some Australians – including Liberal MP Tim Wilson and former Queensland premier Campbell Newman – to opt out.
Research from around the world shows that at least one in eight teens has had a sexually explicit image of themselves forwarded, without consent.
Sex-education curricula that openly discuss sexting, consent and other online behaviours have never been more important for teens -- in Ontario and globally.
Bringing technology into the healthcare system is overdue, and should be revolutionary.
There are many obstacles to bringing the power of 21st-century technology to the NHS. But that shouldn't stop us trying.
While technology is not always a replacement, it can offer increased choice and flexibility.
Smartphones, tablets and computers are increasingly expanding the availability of health services. This means we can access help anonymous at a time and place that suits us.
Wearable technology could help us manage our own health but separate us from our doctors as they drown in data.
A simple app can improve the rehabilitation of heart attack survivors.
Patients recovering from heart attacks are almost 30% more likely to take part in rehab at home using a new smartphone app compared to those who had to travel to an outpatient clinic or centre. What’s…