All Australians will have a My Health Record unless they choose to opt out during a recently announced three-month period.
Australia's Notifiable Data Breach legislation has come into effect, leaving healthcare organisations at risk of fines of up to $1.8m for failing to disclose a breach.
A cancer patient may still be alive today if his clinicians had spoken to each other, rather than relying on faxed reports.
The Australian medical research sector receives a significant boost from the Budget. Ultimately, patients will benefit.
Patients are particularly vulnerable to Legionnaires' disease. Establishing a water quality management plan therefore isn't just best practice — it can save lives.
Jani is based on-site at Bendigo Hospital, Victoria. He plays a key role in driving a safe culture by engaging, advising and mentoring the facility management team to mitigate risks and maintain safety management systems.
Traceability of both medication and medical devices is essential to patient safety.
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.
Recently recognised with an Order of Australia for her leadership roles in psychiatry and medical administration, and now CEO of the National Mental Health Commission, Dr Peggy Brown shares the lessons she's learned during her 30-year career.
Following the investigation into the death of a paramedic in 2015, Ambulance Victoria was found guilty of breaching the OHS Act.
From 12 March, Victorian patients will be able to create legally binding advance care directives.
As at 1 March, new codes of conduct came into effect for all nurses and midwives in Australia.
Dr Ooi, and his colleague Dr Michael Coffey, are seeking to revolutionise the way medical students learn... through gaming.
GS1 Australia CEO Maria Palazzolo talks about her career, her advice for women seeking leadership roles and her proudest moments.
Surprisingly few managers know how to deal with bullying. There are also misconceptions as to what constitutes bullying. We set the record straight.