More than half a million Medibank customers can now access no-gap joint replacements, as the pilot program expands to seven hospitals across Australia.
The My Home Hospital program is now treating a wider range of health conditions in Adelaide and Gawler, providing hospital-level treatment in the comfort and privacy of the patient's home.
The joint venture between a group of specialists and Medibank to operate a new no-gap private hospital in Melbourne’s inner east has appointed a CEO and a Board Chair to lead the design of the new hospital and the models of care it will offer patients.
New research from the University of Tasmania, sponsored by Medibank, found better health outcomes could be achieved for Australians with knee osteoarthritis through simple, cost-effective measures rather than invasive and sometimes debilitating surgery.
HealthStrong has been chosen as part of the independent assessment panel for the National Disability Insurance Agency, a new process that begins in July to improve how people access and use the NDIS.
Medibank and more than 40 specialist doctors have formed a joint venture to develop a new short-stay, no-gap surgical facility in Melbourne. The joint venture will give patients more choice in how their care is delivered across a range of surgery types.
Medibank is working on a long-term approach to help address one of Australia’s growing but least understood health concerns – loneliness. A new report, sponsored by our Better Health Foundation, calls for a national plan of action to address the challenge.
COVID-19 again highlighted the importance of healthcare workers in Australia, and pre-surgery patient screenings helped to protect them. We supported a new College of Anaesthetists study to improve confidence in the screening process for hospital workers.