Month: January 2017

Media

Delivering a platform for the OTT revolution

 Sarah Palmer Executive GM - Products & Pricing, NBN In advance of her address at the OTT TV Summit in Sydney this March, Informa caught up with NBN Executive General Manager, Sarah Palmer. In an exclusive interview she shed light on what NBN are doing to ensure the long term sustainability and commercial viability of OTT. Sarah,…

31 Jan 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Health & Healthcare

PRP And Skin Rejuvenation: Trends, challenges and the impact of the new guidelines

In the lead up to the National Cosmetic Medicine Summit, we were delighted to be able to have a word with Dr Herbert Hooi, who is both Chairing and speaking at the Summit. Dr Hooi gives us a sneak peek at his specialty areas, what’s trending right now, and the likely impact of the new…

30 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Health & Healthcare

Lasers and IPLs in Australia: Why is it important that technicians gain training in laser safety before practising?

Elissa O’Keefe is a Nurse Practitioner and the Director of Bravura Australia and will be speaking, Chairing and running an IPL and Laser Safety Training for Cosmetic Practice Course at the upcoming National Cosmetic Medicine Summit set to take place over the 1-4 March in Sydney this year. In the lead up to the Summit,…

27 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

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Professor Moyez Jiwa on Technology & the Patient Experience

With the inaugural Improving the Patient Experience Conference approaching, we sat down with Professor Moyez Jiwa, Associate Dean of the Melbourne Clinical School at the University of Notre Dame Australia, to discuss his research and how technology can improve the patient experience.   Can you tell me about your research? My research explores ways to improve outcomes…

24 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Health & Healthcare

Medico Legal Challenges: How can we Protect Patients and Encourage Medical Advancement?

We are delighted to have Assoc Prof Bernadette Richards, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide to present an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. At Insights we've interviewed Prof Bernadette prior to the event. You are the current President of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) and your research projects at this time…

24 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Dr Avnesh Ratnanesan: Improving Patient Experience

In the lead-up to the inaugral Improving the Patient Experience Conference, we had chat with one of our speakers, Dr Avnesh Ratnanesan. Avnesh is the founder and CEO of Energesse which specialises in improving the patient experience and customer experience for organisations in the health and care sectors. We spoke with Avnesh about why the patient experience…

23 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Rail

Innovative approach for LRT and Tramway Management

Just one month to go until executives from across the light rail industry meet on the Gold Coast for the Australasian Railway Association’s Light Rail 2017 Conference and Exhibition. The Light Rail industry in Australia is continuing its renaissance. From the successful launch and now stage two development of Queensland’s Glink, to the ongoing CBD…

20 Jan 2017, by Niamh Horan

Infrastructure

Why Australia needs to embrace value capture

The weight and magnitude of modern day infrastructure projects is causing traditional funding models to buckle. With urban renewal and transport projects like WestConnex and the Metros now scaling tens of billions of dollars, it is clear that Australia needs to explore alternative, more equitable, methods of capital sourcing. Value Capture has long been used…

16 Jan 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Acute Healthcare

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Leah Bisiani: Improving the Lives of People Living with Dementia

In order to highlight the discussions that will take place at the upcoming 8th National Dementia Conference, we spoke with the Managing Director of Uplifting Dementia Leah Bisiani about working with people with dementia and the positive impact of doll therapy. In the 25 years that Leah has been involved in this space the treatment and condition of consumers…

16 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

Dr Aline Nassar & Healthcare Professionalism

In the lead-up our inaugural Improving the Patient Experience Conference we spoke with Dr Aline Nassar, Executive Healthcare Consultant and Former Director of Health Affairs of the UAE to discuss her work and what professionalism means in a healthcare setting.   Can you tell me about your current role as Executive Healthcare Consultant and your former role as…

13 Jan 2017, by Lisa Hedlund

Maritime and Transport

Rail

ABB – Innovations in Light Rail DC Traction Networks

The renaissance continues for Light Rail in Australia. New and ongoing investment from state and federal government is highlighting LRT as the preferred transport mode to effectively, efficiently and sustainably move people around our cities. The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Informa are delighted to host the 4th annual Light Rail Conference and Exhibition at…

12 Jan 2017, by Niamh Horan

Mining & Resources

Strength in a collective voice for the Global Zircon industry

As with many commodities Zircon and its derivatives are faced with a number of threats from thrifting and substitution, as well as increasing regulatory demands. In 2012 the Zircon Industry Association (ZIA) was conceived with an aim to bring to together the global industry and use the power of a collective voice to respond to…

12 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp