A database of startups

Look up diabetes and discover the apps available. Search for cancer and find the common errors that are occurring. Look up wifi and find the startups that are using this technology. A unique database matching health needs and startup solutions.

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Hospitals need more funding? Sorry, one third of Western health budgets are already being wasted. People need more hospital beds? Wrong. Most patients are elderly, have chronic conditions and are safer if kept well in the community. Afraid of e-health records and privacy breaches? You should be more afraid of hospital errors. Paying private health insurance? You might end up with less nursing and allied health care and huge out of pocket costs.

What are health startups?

Watch video interviews with Australian entrepreneurs. Discover the latest health technology. Meet international figures at the intersection of disruption and innovation.

Health Delivered shows the future of health software

12 JANUARY, 2017 Nutrition Communication Platform as a Service When Pete Saunders finished his Masters of Visual Communications and Graphics Arts at the University of Tasmania in 2010, he didn't realise it would lead him to forming a health startup, connecting...
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Vale Sally Crossing

Sally Crossing memorial 3 JANUARY, 2017 Cancer Advocacy Reform Introduction Sally Crossing was a tireless advocate for better cancer management, more consumer involvement in treatments and more accountability of the medical profession. She argued that health is no...
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Intensive Care transformed into Startup Lab

24 NOVEMBER, 2016 Royal Melbourne Hospital Pitch Lab Intensive Care Unit It's history goes back to 1830, with the fledgling Australian colony's sick, crammed into a humble cottage. After public outcry for better health resources, funds were slowly collected, by public...
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Aged care voices

The real voices of aged care Tonight Peak15 held a much needed meetup focusing on the aged care sector. The opening speakers were carers who work on the ground floor. No tech heads pushing the latest in virtual reality, artificial intelligence and big data. No...
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HealthXL Melbourne conference 2016

Melbourne HealthXL workshop 2016 11 NOVEMBER, 2016 Health Startups Innovation Reducing errors A great workshop was held today at Lab 14, 700 Swanston Street Carlton. There were 11 health startups presenting their pitch, 60 odd people listening, providing advice and...
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What Australian health startup founders are saying

“I have known Delia Scales through her terrific site Wikihospitals for over 2 years and we share similar ideas about health startups.”

Dr Grant Blashki| Family Doctor Expert

“I have known Delia Scales for over two years now and Delia is doing some outstanding work for the health care community. With her background as an acute care nurse she has the insights, knowledge and experience to share her knowledge and expertise with healthcare consumers on her Wikihospitals blog.”


“Delia’s Wikihospitals blog is a wake-up call for the health care industry to cut the wastage and start engaging with local solutions.”

Simon Carter | Predictbgl

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