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Creating Health Hubs of the Future: Seamlessly Integrating People, Technology and Care

Ahead of Health Facilities Design and Development and Australian Healthcare Week 2019 we chat to Yan Yan, Director, Hospital and Operations Planning at the WHC. In this article Yan shares with us the vision behind the WHC and delves into the technological and space planning i ...

Health and Your Security: Evolving Cyber Security Maturity in Healthcare

Ahead of the Digital Healthcare Summit and Australian Healthcare Week 2019 we take a look at Australian Cyber Security, with a key focus on My Health Record. We then explore how public concerns can be effectively addressed through new security measures, greater understanding ...

Overcoming Mounting Pressures: Meeting Modern Needs with Aged Care Innovations

Ahead of the Aged Care Summit and Australian Healthcare Week 2019 we look at the biggest challenges affecting Australian Aged Care providers and explore the innovative strategies being harnessed in a bid to ease the mounting pressure of an aging population and meet changing ...

Lessons Learned from Designing, Building and Operating one of Australia's most Advanced Healthcare Facilities

It goes without saying, the bigger a project, the more complex it is, and hospitals, with their enormous budgets, multi-year timeframes and thousands of stakehol ...

The Top Trends Driving Australia’s Healthcare Sector in 2019 and Beyond

While infrastructure projects and technological advancements will continue to revolutionise care delivery, patient experience and traditional workflows, with 2018 coming to a close what new trends are set to shape healthcare in 2019 and beyond?

2019 Australian Healthcare Week Floorplan

Australian Healthcare Week 2019 Floorplan

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Fast Track Your Attendance To Australian Healthcare Week 2019

Fast Track Your Attendance To Australian Healthcare Week 2019

Want to Fast Track Your Attendance to Australian Healthcare Week 2019? It's easy! Simply fill in the registration form and email back to registration@iqpc.com.au 

News Media

Dunedin: new hospital puts many balls in air

Dunedin’s hospital, north of the Octagon towards the university, has been substandard for years – parts of it for decades. A hodgepodge of old buildings crammed onto a limited site throws up predictable problems of poor design and bad layout. But those issues are compounded by leaks, asbestos scares and...

Is the My Health Record technology out of date?

Harvard Medical School International Healthcare Innovation Professor Dr John Halamka told News Corp Australia that the $2 billion My Health Record was nothing more than “digitised paper” as it uses such “out-of-date” technology that crucial patient information on test results and diseases are unable to be read or shared by...

Reshaping the healthcare system through data science and analytics

The Centre for Tropical Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology (CTBMB), which launched on October 29, will take the influx of data generated in biological science to help make important discoveries and develop revolutionary techniques. The data flood, substantial leaps forward in computing power, and an increase in access to health-related data...

New Perth Children's Hospital implements tech to improve care team communication

The 298-bed multi-specialty paediatric hospital in Nedlands, which opened in June 2018, has implemented the Vocera Collaboration Suite throughout its facility to improve care team communication and clinical workflows.  Vocera Communications provides clinical communication and workflow solutions.  The rollout enables clinicians and staff across the hospital, which replaces Princess Margaret...

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Redesigning in a Brownfield Site – Establishing the Interface between Digital Hospitals and Models of Care

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development 2018, Stephen Ayre, CEO at Metro South Health explores; Salient lessons learnt around their transformation journey, including how they coped with the rapid increase in demand and bed capacity and minimised all other activity that could affect the success of their digital...

Examing the Operational, Commissioning and Change Management Challenges of the New Bendigo Hospital in the PPP Context

In this presentation from Health Facilities Design and Development 2018, Peter Faulkner, Chief Executive Officer, Bendigo Health and Executive Director Bendigo Hospital Project at Bendigo Hospital explores;Overcoming challenges around commissioning a complex digital environment with particular challenges around preparing and upskilling the workforceWhole of life procurement in the PPP context...

Insight into one of Australia’s Largest Regional Hospital Developments – The Benefits and Challenges of Greenfield Sites

The Tweed Shire is the latest area to benefit from the NSW Government’s pledge to enhance regional health services as part of a record hospital-building boom.With $534 Million dedicated to this Greenfield site redevelopment, the new Tweed Valley Hospital will be the largest infrastructure development on the Far North Coast...

Award Submission: Australian Healthcare Week 2019

Application Form: Healthcare CEO of the Year

The 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards will recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to patient wellbeing. If you’re reading this application form, then that means you are ready for the opportunity to honour and recognise your team’s efforts and success, and the...

Application Form: Aged Care CEO of the Year

The 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards will recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to resident wellbeing. If you’re reading this application form, then that means you are ready for the opportunity to honour and recognise your team’s efforts and success, and the...

Application Form: Nurse/Midwife of the Year

The 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards will recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to patient wellbeing. If you’re reading this application form, then that means you are ready for the opportunity to honour and recognise your team’s efforts and success, and the...

Application Form: Best Hospital Development Project

The 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards will recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to patient wellbeing. If you’re reading this application form, then that means you are ready for the opportunity to honour and recognise your team’s efforts and success, and the...

Application Form: Best Aged Care Facility

The 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards will recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to resident wellbeing. If you’re reading this application form, then that means you are ready for the opportunity to honour and recognise your team’s efforts and success, and the...

Application Form: Best Digital Transformation Project

The 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards will recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to patient wellbeing. If you’re reading this application form, then that means you are ready for the opportunity to honour and recognise your team’s efforts and success, and the...

White Papers and Reports

A CEO perspective on the future provision of healthcare in Australia

In this report,  two CEOs in the NSW Healthcare sector share insights into the approaches they are each using to manage the increasing demand on systems to ensure quality provision of healthcare services now and in the years to come.

Extracting value from contracts in Healthcare Infrastructure Projects Insights from Queensland Health

David Sinclair is the Executive Director of The Capital and Asset Services Branch (CASB), which oversees the delivery of Queensland Health’s 2017-18 capital budget of almost $1 Billion whist managing its $15 Billion asset base.The primary focus for CASB is aligning the budget to consumer needs, whilst maintaining value for...

5 Major Trends Shaping the Delivery of Health Facilities

Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2018, we take a look at some of the key development projects currently underway across Australia and the challenges, strategies and solutions required to ensure successful project execution and completion.

Video

Building Smart in Healthcare

In this video interview, Steve Trevenar, Head of Business and Strategy Healthcare and Scientific Research at Lendlease, explores the new trends in healthcare and how this will impact on current and future healthcare facility design and delivery.

How Can We Become More Efficient and Effective in the Delivery of Healthcare through New Technology?

In this interview, Steven Parish, Chief Information Officer & Executive Director Information and Infrastructure at Mater Health Services,  explores the new technologies being integrated across both international and Australian healthcare facilities and the design and integration challenges faced during the delivery process.

Designing Hospitals for the Future - Interview with Andy Black

In this video interview, Andy Black, Chair at Durrow explores: Some of the common pitfalls associated with old models of clinical organisation in hospitals. The strategies that can be used to reassess the clinical organisation of the hospital and the impact this will have on the design of future hospitals....

Bridging the Gap between Expectation and Satisfaction in the Aged Care Industry

In this interview, Stephen Thomas General Manager Quality & Innovation, JewishCare explores insight into how his organisation is curating a data-driven environment to manage and improve resident expectations and experience in a changing aged care environment.

Bendigo Hospital Project: Building a World-Class Digital Health Facility

In this interview, Bruce Winzar, Executive Director Information Services & Chief Information Officer at Bendigo Health, explores how the hospital went about going fully digital with minimal prototyping and the key success for successful digital transformation and operational effectiveness.

Exploring Outpatient Automation & Health Information Systems at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2018 we chat to Serene Chin, Deputy Director, Integrated Health Information Systems and Singhealth CIO. Serene shares with us details of the outpatient automation and integrated health information systems at the KK Women's and Children's Hospital in Singapore.   Watch the full video to learn more...

Exploring the Central Coast Local Health District’s Facilities Upgrade

Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2018 we caught up with Andrew Montague, CEO at the Central Coast Local Health District, who shares details of the Central Coast’s three new health facility projects, including the $360 million retrofit of Gosford Hospital. Andrew further delves into effective stakeholder engagement and strategies to...

The Herston Quarter Redevelopment Project: Delivering a World-Class Health Precinct

The Queensland Government has undertaken a market process to progress the masterplanned redevelopment of the Herston Quarter. in this video interview, Kate Copeland, Executive Director, Corporate Systems and Infrastructure Metro North Hospital and Health Service, outlines the project vision and delivery model, the current stage of the project and the...

Achieving improved business outcomes through the effective IT integration

In this video interview, Bruce Coller, Chief Information Officer at Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home explores:the steps his organisation is taking to revise their business model in the wake of government reform and changing consumer demandsThe tools they are using to mobilise and improve information collection to improve the patient...

Lessons Learned from EMR Project Delivery across Queensland Hospitals

In a state-based one domain EMR it became apparent that the strategic direction of design and build for multiple sites at once and implementing sequentially was not delivering the functionality or benefits to the health services efficiently. In 2014 a strategic change was enacted to focus on two exemplar hospitals,...

Healthcare 2025: Understanding the Healthcare Technologies and Trends

In this interview, Nick Abrahams at Partner, Norton Rose and Futurist, explores the healthcare technologies and trends that will transform Australia’s healthcare system.

Day One Highlights: Australian Healthcare Week 2018

Day One Highlights from Australian Healthcare Week 2018!

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Australian Healthcare Week Suppliers Directory

The Australian Healthcare Week Directory was borne out of a need to help healthcare professionals stay abreast of all the new products and services in the industry.The increasing pace of innovation in the sector means that new entrants are disrupting the incumbents in traditional categories, while new categories are emerging...

The Australian Healthcare Scene: Investment Priority Areas for 2019 and Beyond

Australian Healthcare Week is the largest healthcare event in the region, growing 56% year on year. In 2019 the event will be back bigger and better than ever with a target of 6000+ visitors and 8 specialised health facilities, technology and workforce management stages; more than ever before. Ahead of...

Leveraging Applications & Smart Technologies to Optimise, Streamline and Revolutionise Care Delivery

Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2019 we take a look at the work platinum event sponsor Oneview has done in partnership with The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, and delve into the benefits these innovative technologies are delivering to patients and their carers. 

Australian Healthcare Week 2019 Sponsorship Prospectus

Whether you're looking to educate the market about your capabilities, network with potential providers or enhance your brand perception within health, come be a part of Australia's largest and most comprehensive healthcare exhibition!

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From design to delivery: an inside look at Australia's first fully integrated digital hospital

St Stephen's Hospital Hervey Bay is Australia's first fully integrated digital hospital and a great example of how digital technology has been incorporated throughout all phases of a project. Partly funded by $47 million federal government grant, everything in the facility from x-rays to equipment monitoring in theatres will be...

Interview with Jeff Tinsley, Director of Clinical Infrastructure at the Royal Darwin Hospital

In this interview transcript, Jeff Tinsley, Director of Clinical Infrastructure at the Royal Darwin Hospital, shares insight into the project vision, the key design considerations for redeveloping hospital facilities in a digital era and the main lessons learned from the project to date.

Interview with Stephen Thomas, General Manager Quality & Innovation, JewishCare

In this interview, Stephen Thomas General Manager Quality & Innovation, JewishCare explores insight into how his organisation is curating a data-driven environment to manage and improve resident expectations and experience in a changing aged care environment.

Interview with Bruce Winzar, Executive Director Information Services & Chief Information Officer

In this interview, Bruce Winzar, Executive Director Information Services & Chief Information Officer at Bendigo Health, explores how the hospital went about going fully digital with minimal prototyping and the key success for successful digital transformation and operational effectiveness.

A glimpse into the St John of God Bendigo Hospital Redevelopment: Key lessons on delivering healthcare infrastructure projects on time and in budget

In tis case study, Alastair Greenall, Project Director of the St John of God Bendigo Hospital Redevelopment, explores how his team went about involving stakeholders in the early design phase and how this has helped to deliver a culture of change to deliver the project vision, and the lessons learned...

Workforce redesign in the wake of aged care reforms: how Southern Cross Care is focusing on healthy ageing to drive consumer engagement

In this article, Jo Boylan, Director of Operations at Southern Cross Care, shares insight into some of the strategies Southern Cross Care is using to reassess their workforce and current delivery model to transition to a more consumer-driven contemporary service.

Key design principals for digital hospitals Insights into the development of the world’s first digital hospital standard

In this article, Bronwyn Evans, CEO at Standards Australia explores the underlying principles of what a ‘digital hospital’ actually is, the core elements of the new Digital Hospitals Handbook and the impact it will have for the design, construction and commissioning of healthcare facilities in the future.

Rolling-out an integrated EHR system across multiple sites Key lessons from the South West Alliance of Rural Health’s EHR journey

In this article, Katharina Redford, Director Clinical & Corporate Information Systems, SWARH, explores the key lessons learned from SWARH’s EHR implementation journey to date and the processes they are adopting to align software design, data and workflows across multiple sites for improved efficiency. 

Interview: The Herston Quarter Redevelopment Project: Delivering a World-Class Health Precinct

In this interview transcript, Kate Copeland, Executive Director, Corporate Systems and Infrastructure Metro North Hospital and Health Service, outlines the project vision and delivery model, the current stage of the project and the lessons learned from the journey to date.

Successfully Delivering Innovative Digital Healthcare Solutions

In this article, Alexius Julian, the inaugural Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for St. John of God Healthcare Group (St. John) shares details of St. John’s successful EMR project delivery journey including their effective stakeholder engagement process, and further delves into the future of healthcare and the innovations that will transform...

Delivering a tertiary teaching hospital as a PPP project Sunshine Coast University Hospital

In this article, Scott Lisle, Acting Chief Executive of Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, shares insight into the strategies used to ensure successful PPP project collaboration, the steps taken to ensure clinical buy-in in the process and the lessons learned from the journey to date.

REDEVELOPING EPWORTH RICHMOND IN A LIVE HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

Ahead of the Health Facilities Design and Development Summit taking place at Australian Healthcare Week 2018, Nicole explores Epworth Richmond’s master planning process and next stages, strategies used to manage redevelopment while operating a full capacity business in a residential zone and lessons learned from their journey to date.