Keeping rural Australians out of hospital
Accessing health care in rural Australia is challenging but without it, say University of Melbourne experts, patients can end up in hospital unnecessarily.
It’s time to drop COVID-19 vaccine mandates
Vaccine mandates helped save lives but COVID-19 variants means they can't now be justified and are hurting the health system says University of Melbourne expert
The tech boosting world-class antimicrobial research
Australian collaboration at the University of Melbourne has been pioneering software solutions and research for antimicrobial stewardship for nearly two decades
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.
A University of Melbourne expert says 2020 has highlighted the crucial role of nurses in managing pressure wounds, or bed sores, especially in COVID-19 patients
Asthma and staying out of hospital
The rates at which children are being readmitted to hospital for asthma appear to be rising, and University of Melbourne experts are coming up with solutions
Engineering COVID-19 protection
A multi-disciplinary team of experts at the University of Melbourne has engineered a 'ventilation hood' designed to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19.
The crucial role of physiotherapists in COVID-19 recovery
From intensive care to rehabilitation, University of Melbourne experts look at the role of physiotherapists on the frontline helping COVID-19 patients recover.
How could mental health peer support workers improve Emergency Departments?
Peer support workers with lived experience benefit people in mental distress seeking help at an Emergency Department , finds University of Melbourne research.
As a health worker, what’s my risk from COVID-19?
Health workers are doing it tough, and even dying on the COVID-19 frontline, but a University of Melbourne expert says most should be reassured of the low risk.