The environmental impact of healthcare
Improving human health can result in environmental degradation, but the healthcare sector can help address climate change says a University of Melbourne expert
Can telehealth be used for effective palliative care?
While remote-delivery of palliative care offers new opportunities, it can't substitute for the need for in-person connection say University of Melbourne experts
How to make it ok to record medical appointments
While some people record medical appointments in secret, new University of Melbourne-led research is seeking to support patients and providers to do so openly
Improving the care and wellbeing of cancer survivors
As cancer detection and treatment improves, our healthcare system needs to provide more holistic care for life after cancer, say University of Melbourne experts
Bringing clinical trials to regional patients
A project including the University of Melbourne aims to give people in rural and regional areas equitable access to clinical trials and better health outcomes
Prisons are communities too
COVID-19 has exposed the urgent need to reform incarceration systems globally to end overcrowding and improve health care, say University of Melbourne experts
Indian and Australian health workers reach out on COVID-19
Training for health workers in India is supporting patients and families and broadening understanding of palliative care, says University of Melbourne expert.
Choose (vaccinated) life
Only four per cent of people hospitalised with COVID-19 are fully vaccinated. A University of Melbourne doctor says we can't escape the truth, vaccination works
Using AI to predict hospital costs in real time
Hospitals can't predict how much a patient's care might cost; University of Melbourne-developed predictive algorithms can estimate costs soon after diagnosis.
Widening access to clinical trials
A research project is using videos to encourage more culturally and linguistically diverse Australian into clinical trials say University of Melbourne experts