Last year, my parents moved house after 40 years. When searching for a new local GP, my 80-year-old father’s first source of information was online reviews he found on Google. Although he’s intelligent and computer-savvy, he’s
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Every industry is facing change, but none more so than healthcare. Big data, predictive analytics and the consumerisation of healthcare are just a few of the trends affecting the way we will look at healthcare in the future.
- What if your doctor could e-mail images (like X-rays) to you, instead of you having to go in to pick them up?
- What if heart patients could do an ECG themselves for less than a dollar?
- What if an iPhone app could take a photo of some food and automatically tell you the number of calories in it?
We’re all used to getting peer-based recommendations from Web sites we visit. Amazon.com recommends other products to you, saying “Customers who bought this book also bought …”. LinkedIn and Facebook suggest friends and colleagues
Private hospitals in Australia face increasing pressure and challenges, and need to constantly change, grow and innovate to remain viable. This presentation shows some of the biggest challenges private hospitals face, what’s happening elsewhere
I recently presented the opening keynote at the Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) Congress in Melbourne, the annual event that brings together leaders from Australia’s private hospitals. My session, called “Healthcare Trends
Private hospitals and other healthcare facilities are facing a number of challenges – including budgetary pressures and reduced AR-DRG funding, the constant need to upgrade technology, and increasing competition (especially with incentives