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Looking ahead: challenges the healthcare industry will face in 2017 Looking ahead: challenges the healthcare industry will face in 2017

When considering what challenges the healthcare industry will face during 2017, it is consistently these themes which come to mind—value based healthcare, rising healthcare costs, and talent shortages—providing exceptional care in an effective and efficient way whilst attracting and retaining the best employees.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Tags: Dr Shane Kelly, healthcare, Mater Group, Mater Group Executive, Mater Health

'Best of class' healthcare: delivering high quality care which meets identifed need 'Best of class' healthcare: delivering high quality care which meets identifed need

Mater has long been renowned as a leading healthcare provider, and we remain committed to maintaining this position—which is why, earlier this year, we reorientated our clinical leadership structures to align with defined clinical streams.

Monday, 12 December 2016

Tags: healthcare, Mater Group Executive, Mater Health, Sean Hubbard

Locals help shape the future of Mater Private Hospital Springfield Locals help shape the future of Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater Private Hospital Springfield has appointed seven consumer representatives, to sit on a newly created Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Tags: community, healthcare, Mater Private Hospital Springfield, patient

Hospital to home: providing care in the right place, at the right time Hospital to home: providing care in the right place, at the right time

The traditional healthcare model with which we’ve become familiar is necessarily, and rapidly, evolving as we find ourselves faced with increasing demand on services due to an aging population, an increase in the prevalence of chronic disease, and changes in public expectations about how and when they can access health services.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Tags: care, community, consumer, healthcare, home, Hospital

The future of healthcare and technology The future of healthcare and technology

If we focus on a solution, we can work through problems as they arise and not use them as barriers which prevent us from taking action in the first place.

Friday, 11 March 2016

Tags: data, healthcare, social media, technology

Transforming how healthcare will be delivered into the future Transforming how healthcare will be delivered into the future

Data has the potential to completely revolutionise an organisation not only in the short-term, but also embed a culture of continuous learning to ensure its impact contributes to improvements in the future.

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Tags: analytics, data, education, healthcare, research, vision

2014 Mater Annual Review now available online 2014 Mater Annual Review now available online

Mater's 2014 Annual Review highlights our integration of health, education and research to support the delivery of Exceptional Care.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Tags: education, healthcare, Mission, research

Recruitment commences for Mater Private Hospital Springfield Recruitment commences for Mater Private Hospital Springfield

The recruitment process for stage one of Mater Private Hospital Springfield is now underway with all nursing, administration and support roles being advertised over several weeks. 

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Tags: Fritha Mackay, healthcare, Mater, Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Students’ artistic talent celebrated at Mater Private Hospital Springfield Students’ artistic talent celebrated at Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Local school students will see their creativity come to life when Mater Private Hospital Springfield (MPHS) opens at the end of the year by taking part in an interactive community arts program. 

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Tags: children, Fritha Mackay, healthcare, Hospital, Mater, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

First glimpse of new Mater Private Hospital Springfield virtual tour First glimpse of new Mater Private Hospital Springfield virtual tour

A new flythrough video of stage one of Mater Private Hospital Springfield has been produced to give people a taste of what the hospital will look like when it opens by the end of this year.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Tags: healthcare, hospital, Mater, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Director appointed to Mater at Springfield Director appointed to Mater at Springfield

Fritha Mackay has been appointed to the new position of Director of Mater Springfield. 

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Tags: Fritha Mackay, healthcare, Mater Cancer Care Centre, Mater Private Hospital Springfield

Mater Health Services Christmas-New Year opening hours Mater Health Services Christmas-New Year opening hours

Providing healthcare to the community doesn’t stop over the holidays. While there are some closures of Mater facilities and services, many services remain open over the Christmas-New Year break.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Tags: emergency, healthcare, Mater, Mater Mothers' Hospitals, Mater Pathology, Mater Pharmacy,, Mater Private Hospital Brisbane, Mater Private Hospital Redland

Mater gives the greatest gift to Ugandan children Mater gives the greatest gift to Ugandan children

Hundreds of children in Uganda were elated to receive an early Christmas present from Mater last month—gifts that will improve their health and quality of life.  

Friday, 19 December 2014

Tags: healthcare, Mater Foundation, Mission, Physiotherapy