Science & Medical

Elective waiting times up as public hospitals put profit first

Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA)
Elective surgery waiting times in public hospitals are blowing out as they prioritise chasing revenue over caring for public patients, the latest data measuring hospital activity shows. The......
Science & Medical

Monash at the frontier of health innovation

Monash University
An innovative public health program against mosquito-borne diseases and groundbreaking technology that interfaces computers to the brain, for bionic vision, are two major research projects that......
Science & Medical

Australians value access to private hospitals

Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA)
Australians continue to take advantage of high quality private hospital care, as patient admissions grow, despite private health insurance participation dropping. The first quarter of 2019 shows......
Science & Medical

The flu shot: explained

NPS MedicineWise
The flu shot: explained With now the time to get vaccinated ahead of the winter influenza (flu) season, a new 'explainer' article from national not-for-profit NPS MedicineWise provides......