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Hotel-style room service delivers returns for Australian hospital

A switch to hotel-style room-delivered meals is resulting in more than just satisfied and healthier patients, says the COO of Queensland’s Mater Health.

NAB Health Practitioners Survey 2017

The NAB Practitioner Health Survey assesses how health practitioners rate the overall health of Australians and the healthcare system now and into the future. It also looks at innovation, business conditions and challenges facing the industry.

Meet the man with his finger on the pulse of property investment

Thinking of investing in property for healthcare? Dean Crozier shares his expertise on what to look for and what to avoid

Entrepreneurial medico thinks outside convention to stitch up lucrative new markets

This suburban doctor now has several stand-alone enterprises – and he thinks other medicos are well placed to branch out as well.

Articles 4 to 7

How Eureka is making retirement more comfortable

This businessman thought that retirement living options were too expensive for most. Here’s what he did to make it affordable, and turn a profit too.

Growth expert predicts the four mega-trends to drive future of health

CEO of strategy consultancy Growth Mantra names the mega-trends set to shape the health industry.

Workforce shortages loom as eHealth threat

eHealth can reduce business costs as it improves patient care – but a growing shortfall in specialised workers could limit its success.

Mobile tools boosting efficiency for health practitioners

Articles 8 to 11

How to stay in business – and friendship – for 30 years

HICMR has been leading the way in hospital infection control for over 30 years. Helen Musgrove and Anne Lyon discuss friendship, challenge and change.

Healthier choices? There’s an app for that!

How The George Institute’s app to help Australians shop healthier is becoming self-funding.

From the bench to business: Scientist brings breakthrough discovery to market

Young scientist Dr Dharmica Mistry is the co-founder of an Australian biotech company working to bring to market a simple blood test to detect breast cancer.

Victorian pharmacies move to round-the-clock care

Are 24-hour pharmacies good for business? Supercare pharmacy owner Peter O’Connor discusses the pros and cons of staying open all hours.

Articles 12 to 15

You can do it: NFP aged care provider putting people back into their own homes

ACH’s rehab program has big benefits for older Australians and the social services budget.

Big data, big future: Get ready for artificial intelligence in health

The medical Internet of Things, health jobs of the future, and how to prepare your clinic for the big data revolution.

Healthy mind, healthy life: Why ‘brain fitness’ makes sense for medical professionals

Making cognitive health a personal top priority makes sense for healthcare professionals, according to Australia’s up and coming ‘brain fitness’ spokesperson, Dr Jenny Brockis.

Sharing economy model sees volunteer flight service soaring

A sharing economy model and lashings of old school community spirit have made it possible for Angel Flight to transport thousands of rural Australians by air to the city each year, for medical appointments and treatment.

Articles 16 to 19

NAB's weekend hackathons fast-track great tech ideas

Bringing great technology ideas to life in only 48 hours, NAB's hackathons are fast-tracking innovative solutions to the challenges facing health care providers and their patients.

How the Internet of Things could transform medical practice

The Internet of Things is set to alter the way we think about health care. David Hansen, CEO of the Australian E-Health Research Centre, gives an insight into the changes to come and what we need to be ready for.

How GPs can deal with 'Dr Google'

More and more patients are seeking answers to their health queries online. What can those in the medical profession do to ensure their patients receive top quality help?

Community engagement key in remote Australian pharmacy

Pharmacist Mick Delaney is co-owner of Thursday Island Pharmacy, one of the most remote pharmacies in Australia.

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Managing the rising cost of an ageing population

Keeping our ageing population healthy and out of hospital is good for society. It also can be good for business, here’s why.

Hearing test game sounds like a winner

Carolyn Mee of cmee4 Productions discusses her motivations behind Sound Scouts, a hearing test app for school aged children.

The challenges and the rewards of being a leader in healthcare

An early love of horses almost led Western Health CEO Alex Cockram to become a veterinarian but her great interest in people’s lives, motivations and their resilience inspired her into psychiatry. It’s what’s still inspiring her today.

Big data heats up the health sector

A commitment to big data is helping the NSW Ministry of Health not only save costs but save lives, from identifying patterns early to ultimately reducing the number of people who end up in the emergency department.

Articles 24 to 27

CEO Seat: Dr Jane Thomason on giving back

Public health expert Dr. Jane Thomason has spent 30 years in the field. We asked her to share the highlights.

Iraqi asylum seeker turned-surgeon helps Australia's war-wounded walk again

This Iraqi surgeon came to Australia via a detention centre. See how he’s now using robots to help war vets walk.

Throat Scope: One little idea that lit up the world

Jennifer Holland, Throat Scope inventor, founder and CEO discusses her start-up business journey and how after seven years of persistence and determination her invention has gone global with distribution to 140 countries and counting.

Telstra’s huge play in eHealth

Telstra has invested heavily in e-health. Find out what this means for healthcare professionals, patients and pharmacists.

Articles 28 to 31

Taking aged care expertise to China

The Royal District Nursing Service has been in China for a few years now. Find out what they’ve learned.

Marketing-savvy physio brings flexible thinking and fresh energy to aged care

From a spare bedroom business to 220 employees, in 13 years this couple created one of the largest one-stop-shops for allied health services.

Hospital boss attributes health of her career to great mentors

Mentoring in the healthcare industry isn’t just about achievement. It can be a cornerstone for building resilience and reducing depression in the workplace.

GPs take on the role of managing multidisciplinary care

What will GPs of the future look like? For starters, they’re going to be much more involved in managing teams of different types of practitioners.

Articles 32 to 35

From pet project to successful vet practice

Dr Sarah Goldsmid quadrupled the size of her practice premises in the middle of the GFC. Here she talks about challenges, risks and her passion for surgery.

Eyes through the sky

How do you test for blindness in remote communities? Find out how this innovator took tele-medicine into the outback, and beyond.

Experience and personal passion drive new Head of NAB Health

The new head of NAB Health brings personal passion and excitement about the future of healthcare. Here he shares both.

Combining great healthcare with expert business skills

Dr Jesse Green’s first dental practice burnt him out. Now he’s got the formula for less stress and more profit, and he’s sharing it.

Articles 36 to 39

Ceo Seat: Trish Hogan on transforming Pindara Private Hospital

This hospital CEO has overseen more than $110 million of redevelopment. We took a few minutes to have a Q & A with her.

Australia-China healthcare opportunities

China is investing in their healthcare sector, and is extremely interested in Australian medical expertise. What could this mean for you?

A practice manager takes care of the business

How much difference can hiring a practice manager make? See what it did for this medical centre in South Australia.

Appetite-for-life passion drives Maggie Beer in aged-care quest

Australian food icon Maggie Beer is on a mission to ensure our elders living in aged care homes enjoy the benefits of beautiful, fresh, wholesome food served with care – and she’s doing it by harnessing the passion of those already in the industry leading the way.

Articles 40 to 43

3D printing massive boost to Giorgio Dental

Greater patient comfort, improved accuracy, lower costs and faster service – 3D scanning is proving a sound investment for Melbourne’s Giorgio Dental.

Changing lives with a team approach to patients

When number-crunching revealed the diabetes health crisis facing his local patients, a Sydney GP took radical steps to restructure his clinic – with impressive results.

At-home blood sampling puts health management in patients’ hands

Australian company MyHealthTest is offering a new generation in the way pathology services and results are delivered that taps into the growing trend for more personalised healthcare.

Mergers and acquisitions are reshaping healthcare

Across the health and aged care industry there is a continuing trend towards consolidation through mergers and acquisition. NAB’s John McCarthy discusses the impact of this trend and how to prepare for a merger or sale.

Articles 44 to 47

Road from practitioner to designer

Comfortable and supportive shoes aren’t usually good looking. This podiatrist saw a gap in the market and jumped in with both feet.

Articles 48 to 51

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