Tag: medicine

Education

Australian universities shine in latest QS rankings

Australia's top universities once again proved they are up there with the best of the global bunch, after featuring heavily in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. The 2014 edition of the QS rankings - one of the most followed university ranking lists around the world - was released at the end of…

11 Mar 2014, by test test

Healthcare

What is the first step when considering a move to a 7 day health service?

The successful implementation of a new model of care requires careful and strategic planning.  Some of the speakers from our Developing a 7 Day Health Service conference took the time to share their experience and told us about their organisation’s first steps or considerations when they embarked on their journey towards a 7 day health…

2 Oct 2013, by test test

Healthcare

Improving time to surgery for hip fracture patients

In an aging population the number of hip fracture cases is on the rise. With over 16 000 cases annually, the human and system costs are becoming an increasing issue. In the lead-up to the 2nd annual Hip Fracture Management conference, we had the chance to ask some of our speakers what they consider key…

1 Oct 2013, by test test

Healthcare

Improving care: Treating obese patients with compassion and dignity

The Council of Australian Government (COAG) has found in its recent healthcare report that the number of Australians who are obese has reached "staggering" numbers. These findings are considered to have a direct impact on our healthcare system that will have to adapt to patients with different needs. We had the chance to speak to…

8 Jul 2013, by test test

Healthcare

Close-Up: Dr. Charles Jaffe

The future of interoperability: What we will need and how we might get it, is the speaking topic of Dr. Charles Jaffe, CEO from global organisation Health Level Seven International  (HL7) at the eHealth Interoperability conference. Dr Jaffe will explore how the struggle to achieve interoperability has been hampered by a multitude of factors, some readily…

3 Jul 2013, by test test