Tag: hospital in the home

Healthcare

Improving and designing innovative HITH services to foster care in the community

Ingrid Ridler, Manager of Mercy@Home, Patient Access and Workforce Coordinator at Mercy Hospital for Women joined us recently to discuss her futuristic goals and how to get strategic direction for HITH services in Australia. Ingrid will be presenting at the upcoming Hospital in the Home Conference 2014, which will take place on 26th and 27th May 2014…

21 May 2014, by Informa Insights

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NSW a world leader in healthcare outcomes

A new report has indicated that NSW is emerging as a world-class provider of healthcare, with its success built on a foundation of "efficient and effective patient care". The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) recently released its 'Healthcare in Focus 2013: Annual Performance Report', which compares the healthcare performance of NSW as a state to…

22 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

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Effective strategies to implementing and improving HITH services

Dr Krispin Hajkowicz, Infectious Diseases and General Physician and Senior Lecturer for the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland joined us recently to discuss effective strategies to implementing and improving HITH services in remote and metropolitan areas. He will be presenting at the upcoming Hospital in the Home Conference 2014, which will take place…

17 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

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HITH services expanded in North Queensland

Patients in North Queensland will be able to benefit from a wider range of treatment options after a partnership was announced to expand the region's hospital in the home (HITH) services. Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) has teamed up with not-for-profit healthcare organisation Silver Chain in what is the Sunshine State's first ever…

14 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

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Overcoming HINH challenges with Advance Care Planning

Ageing Australians make up the largest consumer group of healthcare. The risk of developing hospital acquired iatrogenic complications for older patients led to the development of hospital avoidance programmes, which aim to provide care in the patients’ own environment, such as their home or Nursing Home. With a team of nurses, general practitioners and aged…

9 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights

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Improvements needed for rural healthcare in Australia

The discrepancies in the health and wellbeing of those in urban and rural communities are still a cause for concern, and more work needs to be done to close the gap. That is the underlying message of a new report from the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), which also calls for more community participation…

31 Mar 2014, by Informa Insights