Commercial Mind, Social Heart: icare’s philosophy for improving quality of life outcomes
Community Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Commercial Mind, Social Heart: icare’s philosophy for improving quality of life outcomes

Improving choice, quality and service delivery for the changing needs of people living with an ABI is the central theme for this year’s National Acquired Brain Injury Conference which is taking place on the 8 – 9 November 2016  at the Royal Rehab, Ryde, Sydney. In the lead up to this event, we were delighted … Continue reading

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

Case Study | Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women’s Correctional Facility in NZ
Community Healthcare / Correctional Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Case Study | Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women’s Correctional Facility in NZ

In lead up to the Correctional Services Healthcare Summit, at Informa Insights, we spoke to Catherine Gavigan, Director, National Centre for Training and Development regarding her international case study on “Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women’s Correctional Facility in New Zealand”. You are the Director at National Centre for Training and Development -What have … Continue reading

Managing Ageing Patients: Reception to Palliative Care
Community Healthcare / Correctional Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Managing Ageing Patients: Reception to Palliative Care

Mr Chris Puplick AM, Chair of the Board, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (NSW) will be speaking at the Correctional Services Healthcare Conference.  In the lead up to the 7th Annual Correctional Services Healthcare Conference, at Informa Insights, we had a chance to speak to Chris about his most recent work with Justice Health … 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
Acute Healthcare / Community Healthcare / General Pharmaceuticals / Health & Healthcare / Medico Legal & Pharmaceutical Law

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