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The BlackBook

Setting up a smart technology clinic

The automated future is here, and although it may not be everything the Jetsons predicted, today’s smart technology can automate a lot of our everyday tasks , improving productivity, decreasing costs and enhancing the...

Fundamentals of Pulsed Light

Top tips for achieving better outcomes with pulsed light devices. What are the best parameters to adjust to improve outcomes for patients when using pulsed light? How do we maintain safety, yet ensure we are...

Medicos & public Wi-Fi – why they don’t mix

Although incredibly convenient, public Wi-Fi is the modern day enemy for doctors. We give you the lowdown on how to avoid putting your patients’ health information at risk. You’re travelling for work and may use...

Cyber security – how safe is your practice?

How to ensure your practice is secure from data breaches and cyber threats. As technology becomes even more entrenched in the healthcare ecosystem, we collect and aggregate more data than ever – and the more...

Facial Recognition – biometrics & the effects of plastic surgery

In this new age of technology, the face is increasingly becoming a digital passport for authenticating identity. With biometrics and multi- factor authentication becoming the norm, it is essential to pinpoint how facial recognition...

Dr Des Fernandes the Face Behind Environ

Q&A with South African Plastic Surgeon Dr Des Fernandes on active ingredients and future developments in cosmeceuticals. Q. You have dedicated a significant amount of your life’s work to researching the most effective ingredients to maintain...

Dr Bryan Mendelson – Re-sculpting Industry Knowledge & Techniques

Australia’s pre-eminent plastic surgeon Dr Bryan Mendelson has a full calendar educating his peers all over the world. Internationally lauded Melbourne-based facial plastic surgeon Dr Bryan Mendelson has already had a full calendar of events...

New Google algorithm ranks mobile-friendly websites

The importance of having a mobile-friendly website. In April this year Google made changes to its mobile ranking algorithm – which has a far reaching impact on websites that are not mobile-friendly. A website’s page ranking...

What does the smartwatch mean for healthcare?

Our resident IT boffin Bill Dunk looks at the smartwatch and its limitless potential to monitor specific health conditions. Previously we looked at how the smartphone has the potential to revolutionise health care. So let’s take a...
Health app

Will smart phones be the next leap forward in health care?

Bill Dunk investigates the “health” icon, the latest brainchild from Apple. With the release of the iPhone 6 in September and Apple upgrading their operating system to iOS 8 iPhone users around the world will...