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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?

The Great Debate: Who is the Client of the Hospital? The Patient, or the Clinician?

Who should healthcare facilities be designed for? The patient, or the clinician? This question is undoubtedly a stumbling block for many. While patient centricity, comfort and convenience is key to optimal care, if clinicians aren’t kept in mind thro ...

Presentation Packet | Health Facilities Design and Development 2020

Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2020, and the Health Facilities Design and Development Summit, we take a look at some of the most popular presentations from the 2019 show. Download our exclusive presentation packet to explore insights on:Innovative Design: using simu ...

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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...

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 Post Show Report

Download the Post Show Report to explore who attended, top projects conducted in 2019, attendee profile and breakdown, testimonials, industry partners, and our plans for 2020!

Australian Healthcare Week 2020 Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus

To find out what's in store, what's new and learn more about the opportunities available for you to develop relationships with your key target accounts at next years event, view the official Australian Healthcare Week 2020 Sponsorship and Exhibition Prospectus.

How Southern Cross Protection Secured a Partnership with the $1.1b Nepean Hospital Redevelopment Project

Most solution providers start with a single product and through experience they learn about customer need. Adding value to their existing products, they introduce new, but related products to the product line. For a long time it has been believed that bundling products with related services creates a solution. This...


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 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...

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...

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.

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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.


Health Facilities Design and Development AHW 2020 | View Event Guide

We’re excited about the Health Facilities Design and Development Summit returning to Australian Healthcare Week on the 25 - 26 March 2020 at the ICC, Sydney.Focused on future proofing hospitals through innovation in planning, design and development, we welcome 25+ expert speakers in the space of health facility design from...


Australian Healthcare Week 2019 On-Site Exhibitor Guide

With over 200 exhibitors on site, it can be a little overwhelming to know where to look for a particular product or solution.The Australian Healthcare Week Exhibitor Guide has been designed to help you maximise your time on site at the event. Designed in an easy to use A-Z format,...

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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 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.

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.


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.

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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 and improved security and control of sensitive...

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 consumer expectations. 

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 stakeholders - whether redeveloping or building new – are by their very nature an expensive, complex and time consuming venture that pose hundreds of challenges. It...

Protecting Your Investment: Strategies to Future Proof Hospitals Against Obsolescence

Ahead of Australian Healthcare Week 2019 we discuss the concept of future proofing, and explore top strategies to protect against obsolescence through the lens of four Asia Pacific hospital projects.