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
Who is at fault when medical software gets it wrong?
Clinical Decision Support Software is beneficial but if it malfunctions a doctor’s duty of care likely makes them liable, says University of Melbourne expert.
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
New mobile sensor could transform testing for remote areas
University of Melbourne engineers have developed a sensor that could be used for low-cost medical and environmental diagnostic testing in remote areas.
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.
Attracting (and keeping) Australia’s rural health workers
University of Melbourne research finds that keeping health workers in rural Australian communities is about helping them socially, as well as professionally.
The endurance of bush medicine
A significant University of Melbourne art exhibition celebrates the past, present and future of Australian Indigenous bush medicine.