Tag: Infinite impulse response


Adopting a more flexible and risk-appropriate approach to Health Technology Assessment

Finding the right model of health technology assessment for device technologies and diagnostics is an important issue on this year’s agenda at the 2nd annual Health Technology Assessment Conference. In the lead-up to the event in December, we had the chance to speak to Peggy McBride, PhD, Health Economics and Outcomes Manager, Medtronic, ANZ about…

9 Oct 2013, by Test1 Test1


Dealing with agitated patients: Balancing staff safety and duty of care to the patient

Being submitted to a hospital can be a stressful and unprecedented experience for a patient. At the same time, hospital staff has to deal with a number of different demands and constraints. In the lead-up to the Safe and Secure Hospital Conference, we had the chance to speak to Associate Prof Jonathan Knott, Head of…

18 Sep 2013, by Test1 Test1


Understanding the disparate and diverse needs for people living with ABI

According to estimates by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 1 in 45 Australian have an acquired brain injury (ABI).  We had the chance to speak to Nick Rushworth, Brain Injury Australia’s Executive Officer about the biggest challenges for patients, family and carers, some common misconceptions about people with ABI, the current support framework…

11 Sep 2013, by Test1 Test1