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Opting In to Innovate Health

Welcome to our Insights pages for INNOVATE HEALTH! As we launch this exciting event, we’re keen to offer this as a platform for featuring speaker profiles, discussing new research and industry reports, showcasing the latest and greatest innovations and giving voice to key questions and concerns among the industry. This is certainly a big year…

9 Feb 2018, by Frankie Brewer

Healthcare

Patient Centred Care | Meagan Hartley, Robina Hospital

Speaker Interview with Meagan Hartley, Senior Occupational Therapist, Dementia Care , Acure Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit, Queensland Health GCHHS  Patient centred care is so crucial when discussing the care of people living with dementia. In our latest installment of the National Dementia Conference speaker interview series, we talk to Meagan Hartley from Robina…

9 Feb 2018, by Frankie Brewer

Healthcare

Medico Legal Challenges: How can we Protect Patients and Encourage Medical Advancement?

We are delighted to have Assoc Prof Bernadette Richards, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide to present an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. At Insights we've interviewed Prof Bernadette prior to the event. You are the current President of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) and your research projects at this time…

24 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

“A fate worse than death..?”

Dr Colin Currie, Chair, Hip Fracture Audit Database Special Interest Group, Fragility Fracture Network; Clinical Lead (Geriatric Medicine), 2007-2013, UK National Hip Fracture Database will be presenting at the upcoming 3rd Annual Hip Fracture Management Conference, taking place on the 3rd and 4th December 2014 at the Sydney Harbour Marriott. Dr Currie joined us to share some interesting insights…

22 Oct 2014, by Test Test

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

Planning begins on $400 million Westmead Hospital redevelopment

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner believes the upcoming Westmead Hospital redevelopment will be "the biggest hospital building project ever undertaken in Western Sydney". Speaking alongside Treasurer Andrew Constance outside the hospital on June 15, Ms Skinner noted that continued maintenance of the iconic Westmead hospital is essential to ensure the people of Western Sydney are able…

24 Jun 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

Healthcare

Metro South Health hospitals come out on top in national survey

Hospitals under Queensland's Metro South Hospital and Health Service demonstrated that they are among the best in Australia, surpassing national benchmarks in a recent quality survey. According to the recently released Best Practice Australia patient satisfaction survey, more than nine out of 10 Metro South Health patients reported they are happy with the overall quality of care…

8 May 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

Healthcare

Poll results: What are the main challenges impacting hospital procurement practices?

We recently conducted a poll via Linkedin on the main challenges impacting hospital procurement practices over the next 6 months.  We asked the participants if they thought it would be one of the following: ABF drive on procurement settings Staff retention and sourcing Improving data quality and clarity Clinical engagement Supplier relationship management The results? See…

29 Apr 2014, by Test Test

Healthcare

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 Test Test