Patients with a hospital-acquired respiratory complication may remain in hospital for 17.9 days longer than other patients, costing an additional $37,125.
When it comes to acute healthcare environments, who is more likely to exhibit vulnerability, and what does this mean for treatment and care interventions?
A Victorian man pretending to be a gynaecologist or obstetrician has been sentenced to almost 10 years' jail.
The criminal conviction of a UK doctor for gross negligence manslaughter shocked the Australian medical community. We examine the implications for Australia.
As 1.2% of Australian adolescents identify as transgender, referrals to healthcare professionals will continue to rise, making standards necessary.
Selectively editing reviews or testimonials about your organisation may break the law.
Lower medical fees and greater transparency would reduce the financial burden of people battling cancer.
With 80% of HESTA's 850K members women, gender diversity and equality are at the top of CEO Debby Blakey's agenda.
Admissions to Australian public hospitals are growing at a faster rate than private hospitals, according to a new study.
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.