Tag: Australian healthcare

Healthcare

The Six Ps of the NDIS Scheme

Mambourin Enterprises CEO Rohan Braddy is one of the world’s leading advocate of the movement on recognising universal access to disability services as a human right. As a member of the National Disability Services Victoria Committee, the National Board of National Disability Services, Mr. Braddy continues to use his experience and qualifications in his professional…

7 Mar 2016, by Informa Australia

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What are the Trends and the Future of Medical & Health Law?

Slater & Gordon Lawyers’ National Practice Group Leader - Medical Law and Accredited Specialist - Personal Injury Law, Bill Madden spoke to us about some of the past structural changes and their impact on medical and health law. We are looking forward to his discussion on "The Medico-Legal Future" at the 25th Medico Legal Congress 2016. Informa :  You have…

11 Feb 2016, by Informa Australia

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The need to assess eMM cost effectiveness

Prof Johanna Westbrook’s Study on the Cost-Effectiveness of eMM Professor Johanna Westbrook is Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR): the largest health informatics evaluation research team in Australia. Her extensive research expertise has focused on the design and implementation of complex multi-method evaluations across the health sector. One of her…

2 Feb 2016, by Informa Australia

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Implementing eMM systems to improve patient safety, efficiency and quality of care

The 5th Annual eMedication Management Conference will address the latest strategies for hospitals using eMM systems. The event will be held at the Swissotel in Sydney, on the 15th & 16th March 2016, and will examine implementation and integration processes using case studies from across Australia, including representation from NZ and the UK. Stephen Goundrey-Smith…

20 Jan 2016, by Informa Australia

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The politics of dementia: Our conversation with the Hon Shayne Neumann

Dementia is one of the biggest health and social issues facing Australia. The handling of dementia reform and how government responds to the complex needs of people living with dementia, from funding and support to ensuring the sector has the necessary workforce skills, will only increase as Australia's population continues to age. During a week…

9 Feb 2015, by Informa Australia

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Raising awareness and developing a medical tourism industry in Australia

Australia has always been a popular tourist destination due to its unique natural beauty, but now Australia is taking steps to establish itself as a medical tourism destination. Despite having some of the world’s best medical facilities, Australia’s market share in global medical tourism has been relatively small. This is due to a number of…

15 Oct 2014, by Informa Australia

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What’s the future of Australian medical research if the $7 GP fee doesn’t get through parliament?

Earlier this year, the Abbott government announced plans to introduce a $7 fee for GP visits in an effort to make the country's healthcare system more sustainable. The government said Medicare cost taxpayers $8 billion a year a decade ago. This has risen to $19 billion today and is set to reach more than $34…

27 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia

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Improved collaboration ‘vital for successful NDIS delivery’

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) requires improved collaboration across governments and services to succeed, new research has suggested. A study by the University of Sydney and the Young People In Nursing Homes National Alliance (YPINH) said the complex health and disability needs of the Australian population will necessitate a whole-of-government approach. The NDIS is…

11 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia

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Emergency medicine at the crossroads? The impact of NEAT on professional values

Associate Professor April Wright from the University of Queensland Business School is investigating the impact of the ‘4-hour rule’ on Emergency Medicine in Queensland. After investigating institutional change processes in English country cricket, April Wright turned her attention to the regulation of the health sector in 2009 firstly with an ARC Linkage Grant ‘Institutional logics…

23 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

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The uncertain future of Medicare

As Medicare turned 30 earlier this year, it was becoming increasingly obvious that cracks in the system could no longer be ignored. We were joined by Dr. Avnesh Ratnanesan (Dr. Avi), Founder & CEO of Energesse recently, where he talked to us about the challenges in the reform of Australian healthcare and the difficulty of envisioning a future…

10 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

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Australian healthcare ranked fourth out of 11 western countries

Australian healthcare came fourth in a 2013 report titled “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall”. Conducted by the Commonwealth Fund, the report measured the quality, efficiency, cost and performance of the US health system, and compared these with Canada and nine other countries in Europe and Australasia. The UK came on top, scoring highly for its quality…

30 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

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Report sheds light on state of Australian healthcare

There's both reason for celebration and cause for concern in the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's (AIHW) latest national health report card. Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton and AIHW Director and CEO David Kalisch officially released the report in Canberra on Wednesday June 25, confirming that Australia now has a health system which "much of…

27 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia