Influenza causes between 1500 and 3500 deaths, about 18 000 hospitalisations, and 300 000 GP consultations each year—adding up to an estimated annual cost to the Australian healthcare system of about 85 million dollars.
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Tags: Dr Paul Griffin, SafeQuest
The quality of healthcare data impacts every decision made along the patient care continuum. The demand for accurate and reliable data has never been more important.
Friday, 31 March 2017
Tags: analytics, Heike Magura, Mater Health
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
The insight for us in what Christmas is all about is found in the humble beginnings of Jesus’ birth. Although inauspicious, the event demonstrates dignity is found in things that some consider have little world status. Through Christmas our human values are challenged.
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Tags: Christmas, Madonna McGahan, Mission
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