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
It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas
Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush
Competition isn’t improving the aged care sector
A University of Melbourne study finds more competition is not associated with better quality of care or lower prices in aged care, prompting policy reform.
Transforming mental health care through lived experience
By co-designing mental health care with people who have lived experience, researchers aim to rebuild Australia's system, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Borderline Personality disorder: It’s time to change the narrative
By challenging societal and health care stigma, people with Borderline Personality Disorder can lead a fulfilling life say University of Melbourne experts.
Joining the dots on diabetes and COVID-19
People living with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic need some extra steps to protect their health, advise experts including the University of Melbourne.
How one misconception means seriously ill people miss out on care
Understanding palliative care’s ‘image problem’ is key to enhancing the quality of life for people with serious illness say University of Melbourne experts.
Caring for the terminally ill in prison
New research from University of Melbourne highlights the opportunities to improve care for people in prison dying from a progressive, life-limiting illness.
Will COVID-19 change healthcare for stroke patients?
COVID-19 presents a double blow to patients at risk of or experiencing stroke; University of Melbourne experts have developed a mobile ambulance for urgent care