Tag: chronic disease

Healthcare

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 test test

Healthcare

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 test test

Healthcare

Creating person-centred care: Advance Care Planning within a Transition Care Program

Advance care planning is not new. Its benefits have been experienced in Australia and throughout the world for many years. In order to deliver more person-centred care to improve patience experience, healthcare professionals should recognise the advantage of the Advance Care Planning program. Meagan Adams, a Registered Nurse in Critical Care Nursing, and the Advance…

4 Apr 2014, by test test