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.
Osteoarthritis is one of the leading causes of chronic pain, disability & lost productivity in Australia. Although there is no cure, there are effective non-surgical treatments for osteoarthritis. So why aren’t more people getting the treatment they need?
Medibank believes there is an unmet need for at home palliative care services in Australia. That's why we are expanding our Palliative Care at Home trial to Melbourne, to offer more patients a choice in where they die, wherever possible.
Medibank’s health services team has handled 328,000 COVID-19 related interactions on behalf of its clients this year, by leveraging its team of 1,500 health professionals across Australia.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, community health training in remote Indigenous communities has been able to continue thanks to a partnership between the Menzies School of Health Research and Medibank.
Customers with eligible extras cover can continue accessing telehealth for services
Customers can now check how often a specialist charges an out-of-pocket for the most common hospital procedures.
An Australian-first pilot program exploring whether diet and exercise can be effective in helping patients with chronic knee pain has seen one participant lose 22kg, avoid surgery, and return to marathon running.