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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Healthcare in Australia; why organisational issues are impacting this sector

Did you know that Australia’s Healthcare sector is the largest employer of people in the country? The industry is booming as evidenced by a report by the Australian Government Department of Employment that ‘one in four new jobs over the next five years will be in healthcare and social assistance’. Not only does this include […]

The Digital Era; Transitioning to Healthcare

We are living in the digital world which is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact technology development is rampant as ever as evidenced in the article ‘Dr Smartphone and the digital health revolution’. A passenger onboard a flight lost consciousness and a doctor by the name of Eric Topol was able to use […]

US study ranks Australia’s healthcare system as one of the best in the world

According to a study by American researchers, Australia’s mixed public-private Healthcare System was ranked as second best in the developed world, trumped only by the United Kingdom. The research suggests (Doty et al, 2017) that the United States spends more on health care than other ‘high-income’ countries however were struggling with severe adverse health outcomes […]