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.
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.