The nature and extent of adverse events in fertility practice
Acute Healthcare / Community Healthcare / General Pharmaceuticals / Health & Healthcare / Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

The nature and extent of adverse events in fertility practice

In the lead up to our inaugural Assisted Reproductive Technology Summit, we spoke with Tina Cockburn, Associate Professor in Law at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, and a researcher within the Australian Centre for Health Law Research. Tina’s area of research focuses on patient safety law and medico-legal issues arising out of innovative medical … Continue reading

Civica and Fraud Detection in the Private Health Insurance Industry
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Civica and Fraud Detection in the Private Health Insurance Industry

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed in our upcoming 15th Annual Health Insurance Summit we spoke to Richard Fiddis, the Managing Director of Civica International and Rob Thomas, the Managing Director Health Solutions at Civica International about fraud detection and the work they do in the health sector of Australia. Can … Continue reading

Grant Shoebridge: Intellectual Property & The Pharmaceutical Industry
General Pharmaceuticals / Health & Healthcare / Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law / Other

Grant Shoebridge: Intellectual Property & The Pharmaceutical Industry

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed in our upcoming 9th Annual Pharmaceutical Law, Reform & Regulation Conference, we spoke with Grant Shoebridge, a Principal with Shelston IP to discuss the current issues surrounding patent law and the pharmaceutical industry. As a Principal with Shelston IP with a decade of … Continue reading

Ian McAuley: Public Finance & Australia’s Healthcare System
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Ian McAuley: Public Finance & Australia’s Healthcare System

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed in our upcoming 15th Annual Health Insurance Summit, we spoke with Ian McAuley, Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Sector Finance at the of University of Canberra about his research on Australia’s health system. Can you … Continue reading

The Federal Election, Medicare & You
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The Federal Election, Medicare & You

With the Federal Election being held tomorrow, the issue of Medicare and (by extension) Private Health Insurance has once again been thrown into the spotlight with both the Coalition and Labor promising to keep Medicare public and ensure that our system and ensure that our system is free from privatisation. We spoke to Dr Paul … Continue reading

Police on Campus: Researching collaborative approaches to safety, security and cultural diversity on campus
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Police on Campus: Researching collaborative approaches to safety, security and cultural diversity on campus

Australian campuses reflect many of the characteristics and differences of the wider population and breaking down barriers and fears is important to enhancing the safety, security and well-being. To showcase some of the proactive and collaborative approaches, including the ‘Police on Campus’ pilot at Monash University, we spoke to Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett before her address … Continue reading