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 money for all Queenslanders.

In this article, David shares insight into the principles CASB is using to strengthen relationships with vendors and how they are making improvements in procurement processes to ensure the success of their capital works projects across Queensland.

Australian Healthcare Week Newsletter: 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.

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.

Power Protection for Digital Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Equipment

Medical imaging and diagnostic equipment (MIDE) is increasingly being networked to Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS), Radiology Information Systems (RIS), Hospital Information Systems (HIS), and getting connected to the hospital intranet as well as the Internet.

Failing to implement the necessary physical infrastructure can result in unexpected downtime, and safety and compliance issues, which translates into lost revenue and exposure to expensive litigations, negatively affecting the bottom line. This paper explains how to plan for physical infrastructure when deploying medical imaging and diagnostic equipment, with emphasis on power and cooling.

How Employee Uniforms Can Improve Your Aged Care Facility

Did you know your employee uniforms can provide better care for aging Australians? Scrub uniform colours can improve visibility and entice different emotional and physical responses.

Your employee uniforms should have specific colour schemes but should also be comfortable and stylish for your care workers.

Here’s why employee uniforms can benefit care workers and some advice when choosing and cleaning your scrub uniforms. 

Understanding The Needs Of An Aging Population For Better Bathroom Design Outcome - Caroma Livewell

Living a good life longer (nearly a decade longer) is something to celebrate, with the majority ageing at home within their community. But statistically living longer can mean increasing disability with over a third of people experiencing mild or moderate disability as they age1. Although only one percent of Australians aged 65-74 live in cared accommodation2 such as nursing homes, the percentage increases to nearly a quarter (24 percent) once they reach 85 years old. Nearly half of Australians in permanent residential aged care have depression, compared to 10-15 percent of older Australians living in the community3.