Articles tagged Medibank Better Health Foundation (7)
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?
Health Research at Medibank: Australia’s world-renowned medical researchers continue to deliver results despite pandemic
COVID-19 disrupted traditional healthcare delivery in 2020, but it also gave Australian researchers the chance to demonstrate their world-renowned agility, teamwork and incredible scientific knowledge. We proudly supported 17 research projects this year.
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.
The Medibank Better Health Foundation has worked with ANZCA on new research. It found clearer documenting of COVID-19 screening in hospitals is needed to reduce the transmission risk for patients and healthcare workers.