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Month: January 2015

Mining & Resources

What are the key iron ore themes and factors for 2015?

In the lead up to the 18th Annual Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast we asked experts from CRU Analysis and Wood Mackenzie what they think are the key iron ore themes and factors for 2015. Here is what CRU's Iron Ore Team had to say: > The displacement cycle continues. Who’s next in line after…

14 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Advocating dementia-friendly communities

In the lead up to the 6th Annual National Dementia Congress 2015, we had the chance to speak to Kate Swaffer, Consultant, Alzheimer’s Australia and Consumer Advocate, about creating and supporting dementia-friendly communities to empower people living with dementia. Kate is living well with a diagnosis of younger onset dementia and has a focus on changing the…

14 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Data driving improvement in healthcare

Improving the documentation, accuracy and use of patient data is imperative within the evolving healthcare landscape of today. Actively improving how patient related data is captured and then utilised has become high on every hospital's priority list as data is now an important source of proving activity and increasingly used in areas such as securing…

13 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

Planning & Design

3 Q&A’s with Geoff Ross of Airservices Australia

How does one manage 4 million flights a year through 11% of the world's airspace? Geoff Ross from Airservices Australia sheds some light about air traffic control rooms including the Integrated Tower Automation Suite (INTAS) project. Tell us a little about the INTAS Project? The delivery of services to the aviation industry by Airservices Australia…

12 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Dementia: Language and stigma

Post by Kate Swaffer, Consultant, Alzheimer’s Australia and Consumer Advocate. She is also the author of the "Creating life with words: Inspiration, love and truth" blog. As the incidence of dementia rises globally, the rate and scale has forced governments to make it a health priority, and from a consumer’s perspective, it is therefore very…

12 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Important aspects on preserving quality of life with dementia

Person centred care puts the individual first before their illness in designing their care by valuing the person, maintaining the person's personal identity, cultural background, personal history, understanding their perspective on the quality of life and involving family and friends as care partners. This type of therapy is considered important in managing symptoms and providing…

9 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Rail Safety – “It’s everyone’s responsibility” | Interview with David Bainbridge

David Bainbridge is National Rail Safety & Assurance Manager at Leighton Contractors. David will be part of the Safety Managers & Regulators Panel on Day 3 of Rail Safety 2015. This is the 15th incarnation of the program and this year's conference theme - "It's everyone's responsibility" - revolves around the importance of collaboration in…

8 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

The black, white and grey area of assisted suicide

Suicide has become a prominent public health concern throughout Australia with 2,535 individuals choosing to take their life in 2012, while the national average over the past five years has reached 2,415 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2012). Such numbers have caused both Australian medical and legal professional to enter a dialogue surrounding the idea of…

7 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Will smart metering work in NSW?

Victoria recently completed the rollout of 2.8 million smart meters across the state and NSW is set to follow on this path. In late October the NSW Government announced that electricity smart meters will be installed through a market-led rollout. NSW Minister for Resources & Energy Anthony Roberts remarked: “This is a case of allowing…

5 Jan 2015, by Informa Insights
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