Tag: healthrelated

Life-saving wireless health-related devices ‘at risk of cyber attack’

By Rebecca Turner Posted December 03, 2015 00:33:58 Life-saving wireless heart pacemakers could truly be ticking time bombs at danger of cyber attack, a Perth conference has been told. Health-related device safety specialist Todd Cooper told the SRI Safety Conference at Edith Cowan University on Wednesday that wireless medical devices such as ventilators, patient-controlled analgesia…


Former Palm Island mayor-turned-paramedic starts health-related degree

By Kirsty Nancarrow Posted December 02, 2015 12:28:37 A former mayor is studying to become a medical professional to help improve the overall health of Indigenous Queenslanders. Robert Blackley, 40, is the former mayor of Palm Island. He is also a single of the initial men and women to complete the Queensland Ambulance Service’s Aboriginal…