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Inside track: Healthcare

16 February 2021

#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects

Inside track: Healthcare

In the media

Health sector targeted for cyber-crime
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has published a security snapshot of key cyber threats in the health sector, advising hospitals, research organisations and others on how to protect themselves from cyber security threats (11 February 2021).  More... 

Facebook issues update on COVID-19 misinformation
Facebook has announced important updates to its misinformation policy in relation to COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccines and vaccines in general during the pandemic (10 February 2021).  More...

Breakthrough surgical robotic system breaks out in Australia
Sydney’s Macquarie University Hospital is reported to be the first facility in Australia to adopt breakthrough, minimally invasive robotic surgical technology (09 February 2021).  More...

Radiation failures found to go round again
One-fifth of all radiation incidents are caused by equipment malfunction, according to a report from the ARPANSA. Consistent with previous years, human error was identified as the trigger for the majority (61 per cent) of reported incidents in 2019 and most reported incidents are from medical imaging,” (08 February 2021).  More...

Work-from-home trend to create health and safety issues, expert warns
With office vacancies increasing and a major bank advertising more than 100 work-from-home positions, an expert is warning that a health and safety minefield is looming for employers who have chosen to ditch the office (08 February 2021).  More...

Queensland

Thousands of 'Generation COVID' teens enrol in health-related tertiary courses
Despite wreaking havoc on their final year of schooling, COVID-19 has inspired more Queensland teenagers to enter university and TAFE courses in areas such as nursing and paramedicine (10 February 2021).  More...

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