Tag: clinicians

Healthcare

Pathology: Front Desk or Back Office?

In the lead up to the 5th Annual National Pathology Conference, we had the chance to catch up with Ken Barr, Executive Director at SA Pathology, who shared with us his views on the role of pathology in Australian healthcare today, his NHS experience in the UK and the vision that he has for SA…

12 Aug 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Top marks for healthcare in Queensland

The latest statewide survey has highlighted the strength of Queensland's healthcare system, with patient satisfaction measures scoring particularly well. Health Minister Lawrence Springborg recently revealed the results from the survey, which regularly assesses how satisfied Queensland patients are with the service they receive from hospital. According to the study, three-quarters of Queenslanders said they were "satisfied"…

15 Jul 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Effectively improving clinical involvement in hospital procurement processes

Effective procurement activity relies on the ability to demonstrate integrity, transparency and value-for-money, whilst ensuring ‘best value’ outcomes in goods, services and equipment. In the current environment of fiscal uncertainty, hospitals (alongside other institutions) are under increasing pressure to further streamline and automate their procurement processes whilst maintaining quality and value-for money. Ensuring that there…

19 May 2014, by test test