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Information on end-of-life care in the primary care setting is difficult to obtain—which makes it difficult to support primary health practitioners in providing optimal care for patients and their families, says the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

‘The advantages of having your medical history in the one place, both for consumers and healthcare providers, are numerous’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting Chief Executive Dr Linc Thurecht. ‘Apart from convenience, the...

Nine Australian healthcare organisations have made the finals of the 2018 International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards, which honour innovations and outstanding achievements in the healthcare industry around the world. There are 27 finalists from 12...

‘Today’s report on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiac care released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows encouraging progress while also showing there is still some way to go to bridge gaps in treatment and mortality,’...

‘Research published in the latest issue of Australian Health Review (AHR) points the way to some interesting opportunities to improve various aspects of hospital activity—and make them more efficient’, according to the AHR’s chief editor, Professor Gary...

Understanding the history behind why Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients are five times more likely to leave hospital against medical advice is key to achieving reconciliation in the hospital system, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

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