We need another revolution in the march to good health
A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.
The breath of life
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Roger Rassool discusses FREO2, first electricity-free oxygen concentrating system
Healing the wounded
How do we treat wounds that don't heal and become a chronic problem? That's where the research of a very focused University of Melbourne expert comes in.
Making surgery safe in Mongolia
As recently as the 1980s there was limited training for Mongolian anaesthetists, but the University of Melbourne is part of a program improving healthcare.
The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records
In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified
Towards cancer care that listens to patients
Oncologist Lidia Schapira on how health outcomes improve when we respond to patients' lived experience of cancer and support them to engage with their own care.
The woman who changed the lives of millions
Mary Glowrey was a doctor and nun ahead of her time, developing sustainable processes and structures to promote efficient healthcare to the poor in India.
Time to hold back on the use of restraints
Using coercion to control behaviour in healthcare settings is sometimes necessary, but better regulation is needed to ensure it doesn't become the norm.
Stroke recovery: The state of the science
Stroke recovery guru Professor Julie Bernhardt on the latest research into maximising the chances of overcoming the physical and mental aftermath of stroke.
Public stewardship of private healthcare key to achieving universal health coverage
Global efforts for universal health coverage are complicated by the public and private mix that characterises health systems of low and middle-income countries.