Case study

06Feb 2020

“CSIRO’s Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) has led the way by becoming the first public sector organisation in the world to publish a machine learning-based health product on the AWS Marketplace” The Challenge: Researchers are constantly advancing analysis approaches gaining sophisticated insights from complex data. However, the knowledge remains hidden in academic publications or obscure […]

06Feb 2020

“Going beyond research-scale solutions to realise the promise of genomics-driven precision medicine” The Challenge: Stratifying patient cohorts by medical phenotype information, such as disease progression, has become a common practice to better understand treatment responses. However, doing the same on genomic data, which could give information on drug efficacy or risk to develop adverse reactions, […]

07Dec 2018
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The Challenge: Implementing clinical terminologies is difficult and costly The National Clinical Terminology Service, a collaboration between CSIRO and the Australian Digital Health Agency, is enabling Australia’s digital health initiatives to use the same “language” to capture clinical information in Australia’s electronic health records. Powerful clinical terminologies such as SNOMED CT are complex in nature, […]

07Dec 2018
a doctor's hand uses a blood pressure machine attached to a cuff on a patient's arm

The Challenge: Identifying at-risk patients for the Australian Government’s Health Care Homes trial The Australian Government’s stage one trial of Health Care Homes, which started in October 2017, aims to provide better coordinated care for people with chronic and complex health conditions and their families and caregivers. By enrolling with a participating GP clinic or […]

09Nov 2018

The Challenge: Helping patients, clinicians and hospitals manage dialysis With about one in 10 Australians suffering from chronic kidney disease, hospitals see almost 1.4 million dialysis visits a year. Peritoneal dialysis, which involves treating abdominal fluid rather than blood, is a flexible home-based therapy and is cheaper than hospital-based dialysis. It enables people to have […]

09Nov 2018

The Challenge: Helping pregnant women and clinicians manage gestational diabetes About one in 10 pregnant women in Australia will be diagnosed with gestational diabetes, a condition linked with increased risk of complications to the mother and baby in pregnancy and birth. Because of the complexities of pregnancy and diabetes, women with the condition are supported by […]

05Nov 2018

The AIBL – Longitudinal Study of Ageing is designed to assess the biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) by studying Australian participants blood based, imaging, and lifestyle biomarkers over time. The Challenge:  There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. The challenge was to define a set of biomarkers that are associated with the early identification […]

31Jul 2018

  CSIRO is a partner in the Dementia Team Grant led by Prof Ian Blair at Macquarie University – one of only six funded applications. The Challenge: Uncovering the molecular mechanisms of Amyotrophic Later Sclerosis (ALS). CSIRO is responsible for the genomic data analysis of 800 Australian WGS ALS samples, as well as the data […]

20Jul 2018

The Challenge: Renewal software and terminology to support MALT initiative The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) pursued a visionary e-health, future-proofed data environment for their members and stakeholders who contribute data to their Morbidity Audit and Logbook Tool (MALT). MALT collects data in order to track the surgeon’s experience and performance during training, as […]

19Jul 2018

The Australian e-Health Research Centre at CSIRO, together with Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Australia, have designed and developed Activate TKR, an orthopaedic support technology platform, which comprises a mobile phone application (app), a wearable activity tracker, and a clinical web portal. The Challenge: Patients aren’t completing rehab following total knee replacements The app aims […]