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The proposed $273 million SAHMRI sequel will be the latest addition to Adelaide's $3.6 billion BioMed precinct located in the north-west corner of the CBD.
The precinct, which is the largest health cluster in the Southern Hemisphere, unifies research, education, clinical care and business development.
The new medical building will be position alongside the flagship SAHMRI, known for its striking pine-cone-like geometric facade.
"The original SAHMRI was a catalyst in the resurrection of inner-city Adelaide, and the evolution of an internationally-regarded health and biomedical precinct," Woods Bagot director Thomas Masullo said...
An announcement by the Australian Digital Health Agency highlighted on Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy and how it will be able to solve problems concerning interoperability and secure communication. This strategy will also end dependence on fax machines and paper-based correspondence.
In order to address the issue of interoperability and secured communication among healthcare providers, professionals and patients and support the uptake of digital health services, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Health Council approved Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy. They described the strategy as Safe, Seamless and Secure...
Every Australian will a digital health account by the end of this year, unless you choose not opt out between July 16 and October 15 this year.
The scheme is designed to collate health records in one place so they easier to share with healthcare providers, but some cyber security experts have raised concerns about privacy.
As the chief executive of the Australian Digital Health Agency, Tim Kelsey is in charge of running the electronic database and making sure it's secure.
He says more people are hospitalised in Australia each year due to medical mistakes and misadventure than from car accidents, and digital health records would reduce those numbers dramatically...
Temporary fencing will be erected outside the ambulance entrance at Royal Adelaide Hospital to shield patients being treated by officers from public view.
The $2.4 billion hospital has been beset by regular occurrences of "ambulance ramping", which occurs when there is no emergency bed available for a patient to be transferred into.
The ambulance loading bays at the front of the new hospital were designed for ambulances to park with their rear doors facing the hospital.
But after paramedics voiced concerns about a build-up of heat and diesel exhaust emissions, the department allowed ambulances to park the other way around...
People are marching in the streets demanding better care for older Australians in aged care homes after increasing media reports of neglect, abuse and negligence.
If we want to improve the situation for residents, we need more registered nurses in aged care homes. When registered nurses are on duty, residents have better health outcomes, a higher quality of life and fewer hospital admissions.