Month: July 2012

Healthcare

How do you overcome inequalities for multicultural groups in the healthcare system?

Ethnic populations continue to rise in Australia with 1 in every 4 Australians in 2001 born outside Australia and rising annually. It has been acknowledged and documented that there are disparities in health outcomes for people from CALD backgrounds, and the way that they access and use the health system. There is also a policy…

25 Jul 2012, by test test

Technology

New technology initiatives announced at BankTech Summit

BankTech Summit 2012 was held in Sydney recently and it attracted a few media interests especially Suncorp's smart environments initiatives and Eftpos Payments Australia rolling out card security chip technology EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa), and contactless card payment options. Below are some of the outcomes of the Summit in the media: BYOD and virtualisation…

20 Jul 2012, by test test

Transport & Logistics

What is the future of construction and maintenance of heavy haul rail networks?

The Australian Railway Association is pleased to welcome Craig Goldie, Director of Swietelsky International, to the speaking faculty of Heavy Haul Rail 2012. Craig shared some of his views on the future of construction and maintenance of heavy haul rail networks before he takes to the lectern in Newcastle in August. Moving commodities from pit-to-port…

12 Jul 2012, by test test

Healthcare

Q&A with The Royal Women’s Hospital on effective resource management, mentoring and the importance of clinical governance

We are very happy that Charmayne Thompson, Operations Manager Perioperative Services, The Royal Women's Hospital had some time to spare to answer a few questions for us. She will be speaking at the 4th Annual Operating Theatre Management Conference 2012 in August in Sydney. 1. You have worked as an OR Manager in both private…

11 Jul 2012, by test test

Healthcare

Summing up the National Disability Summit by Prof Niki Ellis

Credit: This blog post is taken from "From the CEO's Desk" and written by Professor Niki Ellis, CEO of the Institute of Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research. * * * I got a good sense of where the NDIS is up to by attending the 3rd Annual National Disability Summit in Melbourne this week. Minister…

2 Jul 2012, by test test