Australian Pharma Industry Report PWC July 213

Australian Pharma Industry Report – PWC July 2013

It’s no secret that the Australian pharma and medicines industry is going through tough times. Globally, the industry is having to grapple with changing business models, a more competitive market, major patent expiries, shifting technology, constrained budgets, increasing scrutiny from payers and regulators, and fundamental questions being raised about the validity of what the industry […]

eHealth Broadband Requirements Literature Review IBES June 2013

eHealth Broadband Requirements Literature Review – IBES June 2013

eHealth Broadband Requirements Literature Review forms the initial work of a joint project between the University of Melbourne and the Australian Centre for Health Innovation. The study is exploring the changes that may be necessary for Victorian healthcare organizations to enable more integrated planning and better coordinated provision of data connectivity arrangements so they can […]

Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research In Australia

The Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research in Australia was established by the Australian Government in late 2011. The Review was to report early in 2013 and recommend a 10-year strategic health and medical research plan for the nation. The Panel is chaired by 2011 Australian of the Year, Mr Simon McKeon AO. The […]

Digital Economy Scoping Brief - Global Foundation Feb 2013

Digital Economy Scoping Brief – Global Foundation Feb 2013

Digital Economy Scoping Brief – under the auspices of the Australia Program theme ‘Connecting and Integrating Australia, Asia and the World’, The Global Foundation recently convened an exploratory Roundtable meeting in conjunction with PwC and Telstra. The Roundtable marked the beginning of a comprehensive program of engagement by the Foundation to explore and better understand […]

Effect of Telehealth on Quality of Life British Medical Journal Feb 2013

Effect of Telehealth on Quality of Life – British Medical Journal Feb 2013

Effect of telehealth on quality of life and psychological outcomes over 12 months (Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study): nested study of patient reported outcomes in a pragmatic, cluster randomised controlled trial. Over the coming decades, extended life expectancy and low fertility will result in a shift in the old age dependency ratio in many […]

Connected Health - Global Report - Accenture November 2012

Connected Health – Global Report – Accenture November 2012

This report documents the findings of a year-long international study of connected health, entailing extensive interviews of health leaders, surveys of physicians and case studies across eight countries: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Singapore, Spain and the United States. These national health systems are diverse, with models varying from predominantly single payer health services to […]

Review of Telco Access for People with Disabilities – DBCDE July 2012

Telecommunication services play a vital role in the lives of all Australians. Telco services facilitate business, employment, community participation and social interaction. However, some people with disability find it difficult to make effective use of telecommunications services. To improve this situation, the National Relay Service (NRS) plays a significant role in assisting people who are […]

NBN – Broadening the Debate – Final Report from the Inquiry into the Role and Potential of the National Broadband Network

10th Aug 2011. This report, from the Australian government House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications, examines the impact of the proposed National Broadband Network being implemented by the Australian Government. This report seeks to contribute significantly to the national conversation by broadening the debate and the Committee greatly valued the many considered […]