Hospitals have a lot of room to reduce, reuse and recycle supplies – as many were forced to discover during the pandemic.
A year after it became clear that COVID-19 was becoming a pandemic, there is still no cure, but doctors have several innovative treatments. Some are keeping patients out of the hospital entirely.
Publishing hospitalisation data is a good start. But ultimately we need information about each aged care facility's performance to be publicly available.
The Productivity Commission this week released the health section of its Report on Government Services. But what does it tell us, and why is it important?
Rural health care will have to transform to survive.
Faced unexpected rises in COVID-19 admissions, computer models can help senior managers plan the use of hospital beds.
Eight former directors of the collapsed super-contractor face being banned for up to 15 years if they are found to be unfit to run a company.
Nurses are not heroes – they are technically expert professional carers with unique skills. And they are struggling.
We should challenge government defunding of universities, and greater reliance on private donations that can affect the transparency, equity and democracy of public institutions, including hospitals.
Dayton Children’s Hospital has begun to screen patients and their families for food insecurity, referring many of them to its 'Food Pharm.'
This is what it's like fighting COVID-19 the second time around.
Hospitals are losing staff to quarantines as rural COVID-19 cases rise, and administrators fear flu season will make it worse. And then there's the politics.
A survey suggests that most Americans feel that discussions about charitable support may interfere with the relationship between doctors and their patients.
Coronavirus cases have risen sharply across the Mountain West, Midwest and plains. Over 70% of nonmetropolitan counties are now "red zones," suggesting viral spread is out of control.
Three new studies show corticosteroids can reduce deaths in critically ill COVID-19 patients. But what about other patients?
Pandemic policy experts offer 10 recommendations that could reduce the risk that a bad flu season on top of the COVID-19 pandemic will overwhelm hospitals.
A new approach is making a big difference in Virginia.
It's no wonder some Indigenous Australians are concerned about receiving different treatment in hospital.
Telehealth has seen massive increases in use since the pandemic started. When done right, remote health care can be just as effective as in-person medicine.
There's more to the numbers than what you see on TV.