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Emma Gierschick OAM: “We Need Better Recognition of Trauma in Children With a Disability.”

Emma Gierschick has shown extraordinary tenacity in the face of adversity. As a survivor of family violence and breast cancer, plus a sole parent of a daughter with Down syndrome, Emma has navigated complex issues to get the right support for her daughter Amelia. “It’s been very, very tough at times but my need to…

19 Jul 2021, by Skye Rytenskild

Healthcare

Overcoming the challenges of perioperative care delivery in rural Australia

Bringing quality perioperative care to people in rural areas is an important, but challenging, experience. Rural Australians have statistically poorer health than those that live in major cities, with 20 percent higher rates of chronic disease; and a range of increased risk factors, including smoking, alcohol intake, and malnutrition. Mortality rates are notably higher among…

8 Jun 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare | Technology | Uncategorised

What Google is doing to enhance healthcare delivery – insights from Head of Innovation Scott Thomson

Upon hearing the word ‘Google’ you could be forgiven for not immediately thinking of healthcare innovations like AI protein folding algorithms, contactless sleep sensors, or robotics assisted surgery. But according to Google’s Head of Innovation for Customer Engineering, Scott Thomson, the firm’s recent efforts in the healthcare space are so substantial that they can no…

8 Jun 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Twelve months of providing at-home care – what have we learned? Insights from Ramsay Connect

Since its inception, Ramsay Connect has been on a mission to bridge the gap between hospital and at-home care. Twelve months since it became operational, what has the organisation learned about providing out-of-hospital services? Chief Executive Ian Galvin believes that, despite all the positive rhetoric and support surrounding the model, more work is needed to…

20 May 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Care in the home – the future of healthcare?

A partnership between Medibank and Calvary is putting patients first and providing quality care at home, setting a precedent for how healthcare is funded into the future. My Home Hospital (MHH), a South Australian state government service led by Wellbeing SA and delivered by a joint venture between Calvary and Medibank, gives patients the option…

13 May 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare | Infrastructure

Leading a $19 billion health infrastructure portfolio – insights from Rebecca Wark at NSW Health

Delivering the second largest infrastructure portfolio in NSW - amid a global pandemic and fast-evolving healthcare delivery landscape - is no easy feat, but it is all in a day’s work for Rebecca Wark, Chief Executive of NSW Health Infrastructure. Over this term of government, NSW Health will progress the development of around 100 health…

1 Apr 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare

Enhancing the health of people released from prison

It is well documented that rates of physical and mental ill health are elevated among people in prison. Some conditions – including chronic disease, substance dependence, and mental illness - are usually brought into the system, whilst others – particularly blood borne viruses – may be acquired within its precincts. The RACGP estimates, for example,…

10 Mar 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare | Technology

Challenges and opportunities for telehealth – an interview with Dr. Rahul Gupta

They say adversity is often the catalyst for change and for the Australian healthcare sector, COVID-19 has been no exception. Faced with the awkward objective of treating more patients with fewer resources, the sector has embraced innovation quickly; upholding – even surpassing – usual rates of service provision. Telehealth has been pivotal in this response,…

2 Mar 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare | Technology

Real time prescription monitoring: an update

For decades, a paper based system has underpinned Australia's strict medicines and poisons regulations. Within this system, doctors have no way of knowing if patients seeking controlled medicines are living with an undiagnosed addiction and securing multiple doses of the same drug from different practices. Often, prescribing doctors say ‘yes’ and write a script because…

18 Feb 2021, by Amy Sarcevic

Healthcare | Technology

Data analytics: the next frontier in medication management

Right patient, right time, right method, right dose and – last but not least - the right medication. When it comes to administering pharmaceuticals in health care settings, there are many different avenues for clinical error - especially when visual checks are used to inspect product labels, eMARs, and NMICs. These errors occur in around…

1 Feb 2021, by Amy Sarcevic
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