Health

Backlogs and Waiting Times: How can Australia reboot elective surgery and increase capacity in a COVID-19 world?

Elective surgery backlog management is a key priority for all health systems as they enter the recovery phase from COVID-19.

comment comment
article

Australia’s COVID-19 performance: Good luck, good management or a combination of both?

One reason for Australia’s effective performance can be traced to our health system capability and preparedness, where we rank in the top 10 percent of all countries.

comment comment
article

The WHO 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife, what does it mean for Australia?

In Australia, there are more than 398,596 nurses and midwives (General and Non-practising), which is 56.7 percent of all registered health practitioners.

comment comment
article

What do we want aged care to be? Innovative is a good place to begin

The demand on and for aged care services is going to be enormous and the industry is going to have to prepare by becoming more innovative.

comment comment 1
article

Do you understand the interaction between private health insurance and the tax you pay?

The choice to purchase or abstain from private health insurance can have significant tax implications. Follow three taxpayers to understand how you can avoid owing money to the tax office.

comment comment
article

Healthcare reimagined: is it all about technology?

Healthcare is undergoing enormous change. And that will only accelerate over the next ten years.

comment comment
article

On Valentine’s Day, my heart will go on

You could be forgiven for thinking (especially if you’re a heart broken sceptic) that Valentines’ Day is purely a marketing activity.

comment comment 1
article

Food vs ‘Food’: how pseudo-science is affecting the food industry

As a food professional who has worked in the industry for several years, I’ve always been fascinated at how food and the food industry can present such a vast array…

comment comment 14
article