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  1. 13 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  2. 18 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Under pressure

    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

  3. 2 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 24 August 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  5. 20 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 12 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 23 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 28 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Flattening the curve to help Australia’s hospitals prepare

    University of Melbourne mathematical modelling helps us understand whether Australia is flattening the COVID-19 curve and whether our hospitals are prepared.

  9. 4 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Antibiotic use too long in surgery

    New University of Melbourne research finds that antibiotics are often prescribed inappropriately before, during and after surgery.

  10. 15 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The right antibiotic at the right time

    University of Melbourne experts say managing the problem of antibiotic overuse and the treatment of sepsis concurrently can support better infection management.