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HESTA Credits Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to High Employee Engagement

11th April , 2017|Career Tips, Employers, Hiring Tips, Industry News, Jobseekers|

HESTA, the health and community services super fund, has 140 employees across the country and its latest employee engagement survey showed each department were communicative and saw eye-to-eye on goals and direction, even marketing and finance! As Sophie Sigalas, HESTA's executive of people strategy explained to HRM Online's Susan Muldowney, in this original article, emotional [...]

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Medical Specialist Telehealth Projects in Rural Victoria Get a Boost

4th April , 2017|Industry News, Jobseekers|

Medical specialist telehealth projects in rural Victoria get a boost from Minister for Health Jill Hennessy. The Victoria Government announced a $5million funding package for 15 telehealth projects. The aim is to better connect patients in rural and regional Victoria with medical specialists across the state. The health services that benefit from the funding are [...]

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Medical Training Hubs in Rural Australia

29th March , 2017|Career Tips, Industry News, Jobseekers|

In a recent article by Robyn Langham, head of Monash University's medical school, in The Australian, she writes about the challenges faced by rural and regional communities in keeping experienced medical training graduates and medical practitioners to stay and live in the community. Prof. Langham also refers to the large number of medical schools in [...]

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Doctors and Medical Professionals Facing Robot Takeover?

20th March , 2017|Career Tips, Employers, Home page, Industry News, Jobseekers|

~ Tips for navigating a disruptive future ~ A recent article in the Australian media publication, SmartCompany, discusses the "rise of machines" and five jobs that robots could take over first, before other professions. Doctors and medical professionals were included in the top 5 list, along with middle management office workers, commodity salespeople, accountants and [...]

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AMA Helping Doctors, GPs Fight Fatigue

2nd March , 2017|Career Tips, Industry News|

It is well-documented that doctors in the public health system, particularly junior doctors, suffer from working long hours, but according to Avant Mutual Group, doctors in private practice are not immune from fatigue-related risks either. Research has shown that fatigue in doctors can result in greater chance of errors and put a doctor at greater [...]

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World’s first HIV app launched in Australia

27th February , 2017|Industry News, Inspiration|

A first of it’s kind APP has been launched in Australia by ViiV Healthcare in collaboration with the National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA) for people living with HIV. MyLife+ enables the patient to take control over their health and manage their quality of life. It also helps them connect to others in [...]

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Technology and creativity traverse global distances

23rd February , 2017|Industry News, Inspiration|

Remote monitoring in ICU is improving the outcomes of high-risk patients. A three-way partnership is bringing round-the-clock eICU care to patients at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, delivered by critical care physicians based in Sydney, Australia. The pilot program aims to improve the outcomes of high-risk patients in greatest need of constant observation. Emory Healthcare critical [...]

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Who are the biggest employers in Australia?

20th February , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Inspiration|

Who are the biggest employers in Australia and growing? (HINT: 10-letter word starting with 'H') Business Insider is reporting that the Healthcare Industry is leading Australia in terms of employment growth - healthcare has streaked away from the pack in terms of employment growth, now accounting for a whopping 13% of total employment. New South [...]

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Doctors the most trusted profession

16th February , 2017|Industry News, Inspiration|

Patients really do trust their Doctors! A social research campaign through The Medical Board Of Australia confirmed that the patient/doctor relationship is in a good place. This study was designed to help the board understand what the public expects of their doctor and what practitioners need to do to maintain their skills and knowledge. After [...]

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Supporting children affected by epilepsy

14th February , 2017|Home page, Industry News, Inspiration|

This is a guest post via ThinkGP - news and education for health professionals.    Today, around 147,000 children and youth in Australia are living with epilepsy. Each year a further 7,000 will develop epilepsy. The incidence of epilepsy is high in young children. As the youth and adults of our future, the earlier support [...]

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