• Nature as medicine

    Beau Frigault     |      November 25, 2016

    A lot of junior doctors and medical students are experiencing work-life imbalance and poor mental health. Beau Frigault says taking time to regroup and reconnect with our natural environment is crucial.

  • Increasing efficiency and value in government purchasing

    editor     |      November 23, 2016

    The GAP Taskforce report on Government Health Procurement has been released. It reveals the significant scope for improvements and savings in Australia’s public health procurement.

  • Improving Australia’s public health procurement

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      November 22, 2016

    A new report from Global Access Partners says there is significant scope for improvements and savings in Australia’s public health procurement; a more rational tendering process is required. Catherine Fritz-Kalish, Co-Founder and Managing Director of GAP, explains why these improvements haven’t occurred in the past. 

  • Healthy ageing through assisting communities

    Russ Grayson     |      October 26, 2016

    In Australia we have long relied on voluntary service to help our communities, but today’s hectic working lives serve as a brake on this voluntarism. Russ Grayson suggests paying retired people for skilled work to support under resourced volunteers.

  • Flying Blind

    editor     |      October 21, 2016

    The Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) has released a report titled Flying Blind – Australian consumers and digital health, analysing the collection and use of health data across the Australian health system.