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Artificial intelligence that doesn't skip a beat

A research trial underway at Nepean Hospital, alongside the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, is currently using AI to assist in the training of clinicians to perform sophisticated echocardiograms – more commonly referred to as an ultrasound of the heart.

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Nepean Hospital cardiologists training clinicians to use AI sonography machine


Nurse, Arshdeep Kaur

Serving Lithgow locals draws new nurse

The patient-centred approach at Lithgow Hospital and serving the local community are just two of the reasons that new nurse Arshdeep Kaur chose the regional facility to continue her career.

Clarke Scott with Warragamba Wombats team as Ball Boy

Aboriginal health leader kicks goals

From a member of the first ever all-Aboriginal rugby league team to the first person employed in an Aboriginal identified position at Nepean Hospital, Clarke Scott has been a leader in both his football career and his career at Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.

Knee replacement robotic assistant

Robotic assistant offers improved outcomes for knee replacement patients

New robotic technology at Nepean Hospital is assisting orthopaedic surgeons to deliver knee replacements with millimetre accuracy and offering improved recovery outcomes for patients.

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