Design in Health

How a small clinic is having a big impact on healthcare in Brazil

01 May, 2018 by Sasha Banks-Louie, Oracle | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

Brazil's inability to provide some 150 million uninsured residents with access to healthcare has created a significant market opportunity for low-cost medical clinics like Dr. Consulta.


A centre of excellence

18 April, 2018 by

Inspired by similar centres in the US, the VCCC was designed to bring together world-class cancer research and treatment under one, beautifully designed roof.


A room with a view...

16 April, 2018 by

Inspired by the local environment, a new research facility in the Torres Strait combines elegant design with practicality, making the most of the stunning environment and views.


HappyOrNot patient satisfaction measurement service

01 April, 2018 by | Supplied by: Push My Button Ltd

The HappyOrNot patient satisfaction measurement service can improve patient satisfaction by up to 12% per year, according to the company.


Cutting-edge healthcare training centre opening at Bendigo TAFE

26 February, 2018 by

The facility will help address the high demand for qualified hospital, aged-care, home care and community services personnel in the Greater Bendigo region.


Feels like home

05 February, 2018 by

While they look, smell and feel like a home, they're actually an aged-care residence, specialising in residents suffering from dementia.


Sustainable effort

30 January, 2018 by

Case studies from five Australian healthcare organisations that have successfully reduced their environmental footprint — and found significant cost savings, too.


Climate and health: leading from the front

23 January, 2018 by Fiona Armstrong*

The healthcare industry leads the way with seven recommendations to protect our community from climate change.


Global impact

23 January, 2018 by Laini Bennett | Supplied by: Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

How does a global organisation, making $94 billion annually and with over 127,000 employees, avoid damaging the Earth's resources?


Service design for the patient of the future

15 January, 2018 by Katie Bowden*

If you are seeking to improve patient experience, these five core principles of service design will help you get it right.


Blacktown Hospital — a quiet revolution in healthcare design

19 December, 2017 by

The award-winning Blacktown Hospital is quietly revolutionising healthcare design, transforming a mid-sized local facility into a major hospital.


Alarming amounts of noise in hospitals

15 December, 2017 by

The constant noise from hospital machines can cause stress and patient unrest. Soon, it may be possible to remove alarms from the bedside.


When it comes to hospitals, size matters

08 December, 2017 by

Smaller hospitals have higher risks of operational inefficiency.


Feedback wanted on the latest NSQHS Standards user guide

16 August, 2017 by

Help make the user guide for health service providers caring for children more useful.


Westmead's transformation

09 August, 2017 by

A major transformation is underway at Westmead in Sydney's west. An impressive new 12-storey acute services building, which will house two new emergency departments, is the showpiece of the Westmead Redevelopment.


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