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New models of care

New models of care

22 FEBRUARY, 2018 New models of care Medication compliance Rising cost of pharmaceutical research The Melbourne gathering of HealthXL  The event was held at the Murcock Children’s Research Institute, set in the Royal Children’s Hospital, Flemington Road...
The final pitches

The final pitches

11 AUGUST, 2017 Neuro rehab using Virtual RealityFrom Germany to Australia with Intensive CareGiving Carers a Voice The final participants of the Melbourne Health Accelerator Program winter program, are those who’s end customer is ultimately the patient or their...
A new beginning

A new beginning

20 MAY, 2017 Melbourne Health Accelerator Program Health reform Both sides of the hospital bed Startup fever has spread across the world, inspiring apps that allow people to book rides with citizen owner-drivers, and stay in rooms with citizen home-owners. And now it...
Aged care reinvented

Aged care reinvented

28 APRIL, 2017   Aged Care Passion Integrated technology   Rethinking Aged Care means listening to what elderly people and their carers actually want. It means solving THEIR problems, not forcing other people solutions on them. And it means accepting that Aged Care is...
Intensive Care looks into the future

Intensive Care looks into the future

23 FEBRUARY 2017 Intensive Care Research New models of care Last night Peak 15 held their first meetup for 2017 at the Alfred Medical Education and Research Precinct. The topic was The Bits ‘n’ Bytes of IntensiveCare: Data That Matters! The first speaker was David...
Aged care voices

Aged care voices

23 NOVEMBER, 2016 Real life stories Challenges Love and hope The real voices of aged care. Tonight Peak15 held a much needed meetup focusing on the aged care sector. The opening speakers were carers who work on the ground floor. No tech heads pushing the latest in...
Taking a stand at the end

Taking a stand at the end

In the end, dignity is the most important thing   A recent Canadian survey showed that one-third of elderly, gravely ill hospital patients are tagged to receive Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, even though they had stated they did not want this aggressive and painful...
Death with dignity

Death with dignity

Death with dignity. Harder than crossing the boarder at San Ysidro, California   Death is an intersection of powerful forces. A legal void where there are no clear guidelines. Political ducking and weaving from anything that could ‘damage careers’...