Articles tagged Hospital (9)
The numbers don’t lie: new ways are needed to continue to provide the best quality healthcare in Australia
The challenges in healthcare are clear: an ageing population, a growing chronic disease burden, and affordability concerns (including rising out-of-pocket costs). Australia's healthcare system is good, but what got us here will not take us into the future.
Customers can now check how often a specialist charges an out-of-pocket for the most common hospital procedures.
Despite Australia’s recent elevation to the top five world health systems, we still have significant inequity in the medical and social care available for those with serious mental illnesses, especially for those living in regional Australia.
As a recent patient, I got a new insight into life as a Medibank customer. I now have a clearer picture on what data quality and accuracy really means when you’re lying in a hospital bed.
Medibank joins Nexus Hospitals joint replacement surgery trial guaranteeing zero out-of-pocket costs
Medibank has joined an Australian-first trial with Nexus Hospitals to offer Medibank customers a zero out-of-pocket joint replacement experience with an early-to-home discharge where clinically appropriate.
This week, we've heard a lot about the challenges Australia's high-quality health system faces. We may have different perspectives on the way forward, but there is a great deal the healthcare sector agrees on.
98% of private hospitals were rated an 8/10 or higher by Medibank customers in our latest patient experience survey, highlighting the importance of strong partnerships in healthcare.
The next phase of the Federal Government’s reforms to the private health sector will start to come into effect from 1 April, so its important hospitals and healthcare providers understand how these reforms may impact their patients.
New Medibank data shows that 10 Medibank customers spent nearly 7 years admitted to hospital in the year from May 2017.