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Strength in unity

23 April, 2018 by Catherine Koetz, Industry Manager – Healthcare, GS1 Australia

Traceability of both medication and medical devices is essential to patient safety.

It should never have happened

16 April, 2018 by Dr David Carter*

The inquest into the death of 13-year-old Louis Tate in a Victorian hospital raised a number of important issues that all healthcare and aged-care facilities should act on.

Climate change — the risks and opportunities for healthcare

03 July, 2017 by David McEwen

David McEwen, author of the new book Navigating the Adaptive Economy, shares his views on the challenges climate changes poses to healthcare and outlines the key opportunities that exist to reduce the impact.

Choose wisely and submit an abstract for National Meeting in May

23 February, 2017

Healthcare leaders, medical students and junior doctors are invited to submit abstracts for the Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting 2017.

Why don't we know how many people die in our hospitals?

27 January, 2017 by Philip Clarke, University of Melbourne and Peter Sivey, RMIT University

About this time last year, Australia’s National Health Performance Authority (NHPA) decided not to release data on death rates across Australia's hospitals. This is the type of scandal we should be concerned about, rather than spending too much time on the travel expenses of our pollies.

Elective surgery waiting times stable nationally

11 January, 2017

A new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows how elective surgery waiting times have been performing in recent years.

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