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Getting to the bottom of HAPI: Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries

Michelle Barakat-Johnson from the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) joined us to discuss the positive changes needed to address the problems with Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPI). As a preview to her presentation at next week’s Falls, Fractures and Pressure Injuries Conference, Michelle highlighted the benefits of a systematic approach to preventative strategies and to…

22 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

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Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital talk malnutrition and falls.

  Hosting 'The Role of Nutrition across Fractures, Falls and Pressure Injuries' stream at the Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference later this month, are Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital. They were nice enough to talk to us in the lead up to the event about their presentation and how nutrition…

9 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | General Pharmaceuticals | Health & Healthcare | Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

Civica and Fraud Detection in the Private Health Insurance Industry

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed in our upcoming 15th Annual Health Insurance Summit we spoke to Richard Fiddis, the Managing Director of Civica International and Rob Thomas, the Managing Director Health Solutions at Civica International about fraud detection and the work they do in the health sector of Australia. Can…

26 Jul 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | General Pharmaceuticals | Health & Healthcare | Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law | Other

Ian McAuley: Public Finance & Australia’s Healthcare System

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed in our upcoming 15th Annual Health Insurance Summit, we spoke with Ian McAuley, Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Sector Finance at the of University of Canberra about his research on Australia's health system. Can you…

14 Jul 2016, by Informa Australia

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Talking Advance Care with Tanja Krones

Discussing legal, ethical and practical issues and steps towards best practice of ACP is day to day business for the Head of Clinical Ethics for the University Hospital Zürich, PD Dr. Tanja Krones. As we draw closer to the Advance Care Planning Conference (2-3 May) in Sydney, we were lucky enough to have Tanja answer…

19 Apr 2016, by Informa Australia

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Raising the profile of caring and caring issues

Carers Victoria is the state-wide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria. Working closely with government and support organisations, as well as collaborating with Carer Associations in each State and Territory, they provide consistent supports to family carers. Caroline Mulcahy is the CEO for Carers Victoria and will be delivering…

5 Apr 2016, by Informa Australia

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Supported decision-making for people with severe-profound intellectual disabilities

The 4th Annual Younger People with very high and complex care needs Conference is taking place on 14-15 June 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins. We had the opportunity to chat with one of our speakers, Jo Watson, Lecturer in Disability & Inclusion, School of Health & Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University,…

4 Apr 2016, by Informa Australia

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Brain injury: Sharing the benefits of consumer representation

Don't tell this to the 700,000 Australians living with brain injury, but brain injury is sometimes referred to as an invisible injury.  Although it's needs are not as obvious as a broken arm or cut, Brain Injury Australia's Nick Rushworth joins us to discuss the "overwhelming need for accurate and user-friendly information" about the services…

28 Jul 2015, by Informa Australia

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Latest developments in eMedication Management: Highlights from eMM 2015 in Sydney

Australian hospitals where electronic medication management (eMM) systems have been implemented have indicated that eMM was the most complex system and process redesign project they had undertaken and so, we'd like to thank all the speakers, sponsors and attendees who helped make the 2015 eMM conference in Sydney such a success by sharing their experiences…

8 Jul 2015, by Informa Australia

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Breaking the myths and misconceptions of dementia

"My advice to others is to never give up, to utilise as much support as possible without allowing it to erode your self-worth, to reclaim your pre-diagnosis life, and finally, ignore those who seek to minimise you or your disabilities." - Kate Swaffer On Living with Dementia and the Pursuit of Reclaiming One’s Life When…

19 Jun 2015, by Informa Australia
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