eHealth and Telehealth The number of Australians living in rural areas varies with the state, with some residing in…Meeting Tomorrow’s Health Care Needs Today
The Digital Hospital Transformation With an already strong publicly and privately supported healthcare system, the country has now found itself…From ‘Sickcare’ to ‘Wellcare’
Medical One & Zedmed The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) is tasked with identifying and fostering the design and development…Electrifying Progress
A Collaborative Approach to Imaging Southern Radiology is an independent (non-corporate) Imaging Provider that has a well established reputation of working…Southern Radiology Group
The Bigger Picture Near the end of the last millennium, radiology changed from being essentially a “cottage” industry to…MDI Radiology
The Mercy Way In the early nineteenth century, the Sisters of Mercy devoted their lives to helping others. …Mercy Health
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The scientific study of stem cells has existed for a long time and has already contributed greatly to modern medicine. As scientific inquiry continues to advance and as discoveries gain more traction and acceptance in the scientific and medical communities, the true breadth and potential of this area of study can start to be realized.
Where there is life, there is disease, and where there is disease, there are men and women dedicated to studying, and hopefully preventing, further outbreaks. For thousands of years, certain conditions served as breeding grounds for disease, and dedicated epidemiologists researched the incidence, distribution, and the conditions that were enabling these diseases to spread and grow.
There are a number of barriers that women must overcome in the labour market in order to achieve parity: chiefly, equal representation and equal pay. As of August, 2016, women represented 46.2 per cent of Australia’s workforce and based on the numbers it seems as though progress is being made toward employment equity. But further analysis proves that there is still a long way to go...
The Kresners had been involved in property development for nearly half a century when the failing health of the family patriarch inspired the clan to strike out in a new direction. “We got into the [aged care] industry through personal experience,” Advantaged Care Managing Director Michael Kresner recalls. “My late grandfather’s health deteriorated very quickly. We looked for what we ho
In many ways, Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory are particularly favoured in comparison to other states. In particular, this community currently enjoys one of the best life expectancies and health statuses of any jurisdiction in Australia, rendering the ACT one of the healthiest communities in the world.
Athlegen is a market leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of massage and treatment equipment. The company’s story begins in the 1980s, when running enthusiast Jeff Toering and triathlete Rick Schmidt took a massage class in Adelaide...
Equipmed is a leading cosmeceutical, dermatological, disinfection and aesthetic equipment supplier and manufacturer, with operations in the US, UK and a head office in Sydney. The company has three quite distinct divisions: medical skin, cosmetic skin and infection control...
As one of WA’s largest aged care organisations with a network of twenty-eight facilities across the state supported by 1,400 staff and 500 volunteers, Juniper has been providing residential and housing support, primary medical care, respite care, social and spiritual support to communities for almost sixty-five years. All of Juniper’s care services are fully accredited under the Australian Gov
For generations before us, Australia’s Indigenous people enjoyed a rich cultural desert lifestyle, guided by the wisdom of community Elders, whose life experiences and oral histories formed the basis of all knowledge and skills developed by the children of the community. Though children were scarce in these times, those who survived the perils of rural life were allowed a certain autonomy, cons