The constant noise from hospital machines can cause stress and patient unrest. Soon, it may be possible to remove alarms from the bedside.
Smaller hospitals have higher risks of operational inefficiency.
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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.
Drivers such as cost pressure on healthcare systems, rising patient volumes and demands from patients engaged in their own healthcare, together with advances in technology, are transforming the way care is delivered, creating a shift in what is required in clinical spaces.
Day Hospitals Australia represents the day hospital sector nationally in the provision of advocacy, representation and support to ensure relevancy and sustainability within the marketplace.
Unlike any other state or territory in the country, most Queensland residents live in regional areas. To support this decentralised population, regional communities demand the same standard of critical care and services that is provided in any major city.
A US study has found a concerning level of legionnaire's disease present in healthcare facilities, highlighting a possible deadly risk to patients from exposure to disease.
The challenge is to futureproof our hospitals at the design stage so they can continue to serve the essential purpose of the health service.
Printing of bone, graftable human tissue and solid organs at the Herston Biofabrication Unit, Queensland22 May, 2017
Sitting alongside a major hospital and research and imaging facilities, the new Herston Biofabrication Institute is set to revolutionise modern medicine.
TLC Healthcare has launched a $34m redevelopment project at Homestead Estate in Wallington, east of Geelong.
"For paramedics, lifting and loading is a common element to almost each and every call."
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, is a 'translational' research hospital where clinicians and scientists work together 24/7 with patients, discovering new approaches and applying (or 'translating') research in real time.
The Gold Coast University Hospital is seeing shorter patient queues and a reduction in 'fail to attends' with an automated patient check-in system.
Made possible through a Victorian Government investment of $630 million, the new Bendigo Hospital is the largest regional hospital development in Victoria's history and one of the largest hospital projects across Australia.