How Technology can Assist People with an ABI to Increase their Motivation, Function, Cognitive Abilities & Upper Limb Movement
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How Technology can Assist People with an ABI to Increase their Motivation, Function, Cognitive Abilities & Upper Limb Movement

In the lead up to the 4th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference, I was delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Vicki about how technology can assist people with an ABI to increase their motivation, function, cognitive abilities and upper limb movement. I hope you enjoy the interview. Continue reading

Providing the right support for individuals with an ABI
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Providing the right support for individuals with an ABI

PROVIDING THE RIGHT SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AN ABI Samantha Grant is a registered Clinical psychologist based in Sydney with over 17 years’ experience in Clinical Psychology services to adults (16 – 65) following complex and catastrophic injuries, particularly acquired brain injury. In the lead up to the 4th National Acquired Brain Injury Conference taking … Continue reading

The nature and extent of adverse events in fertility practice
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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

Getting to the bottom of HAPI: Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries
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Getting to the bottom of HAPI: Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries

Michelle Barakat-Johnson from the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) joined us to discuss the positive changes needed to address the problems with Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPI). As a preview to her presentation at next week’s Falls, Fractures and Pressure Injuries Conference, Michelle highlighted the benefits of a systematic approach to preventative strategies and to … Continue reading

Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital talk malnutrition and falls.
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Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital talk malnutrition and falls.

  Hosting ‘The Role of Nutrition across Fractures, Falls and Pressure Injuries’ stream at the Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference later this month, are Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital. They were nice enough to talk to us in the lead up to the event about their presentation and how nutrition … 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

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