Tag: emergency

Healthcare

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 test test

Healthcare

Program launch: Effectively manage hospital emergency departments

More than 6.7 million emergency department cases were reported by public hospital emergency departments in 2012-2013, corresponding to over 18,000 cases per day* or 1 in 4 Australians. Current trends only expect this number to increase, posing the serious question: How are we going to effectively manage our emergency departments in order to meet demand?…

7 May 2014, by test test

Defence & Security

How UAVs are assisting in emergency response

A fast, efficient response system - that doesn't put any further human lives at risk - is of paramount importance when any type of disaster strikes. This is especially crucial in countries such as Australia that face a large number of natural disasters and emergencies. From bushfires sparked by the searing heat to unpredictable cyclones, emergency response teams…

23 Apr 2014, by test test

Healthcare

Close-Up: Belinda Gabbe

Associate Professor Gabbe is the Head of the Prehospital, Emergency and Trauma Research Unit in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. She is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia Career Development Fellow and holds Honorary appointments at The George Institute for International Health, and the National Trauma…

15 Jul 2013, by test test