13
Oct 15

Masterplanning Hospitals or “Cool for Cats” – how our domestic lives can inform the bigger picture

Why is it that the criteria we employ in making a professional judgement can diverge so far from the values we use to make decisions in our private domestic life? For example, when we are choosing a place to live we generally rate comfort, well-being control and independence very highly. In fact we go further … Continue reading Masterplanning Hospitals or “Cool for Cats” – how our domestic lives can inform the bigger picture

23
Sep 15

Building for our Kids’ Health

As Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) nears completion, there are many lessons we have learnt along the way; and we also have the benefit of insights gained through the recent commissioning of other tertiary paediatric and adult hospitals both in Australia and overseas. Clinician engagement One thing that has been paramount from the start; clinician engagement … Continue reading Building for our Kids’ Health

28
Aug 15

Delivering Healthcare Infrastructure: More than a Coat of Paint & a New Pot Plant

Redevelopment sounds like such a big deal doesn’t it? THIRTEEN  MILLION DOLLARS sounds like such a big amount of money doesn’t it? What does a small community expect of the two phrases worked together into a lovely press announcement by a Government Department?  They expect a big deal and a big benefit.  To quote one … Continue reading Delivering Healthcare Infrastructure: More than a Coat of Paint & a New Pot Plant

08
Aug 14

Using tablet technology to support better patient outcomes

The health care mission is always about patient care. Subsequently, it is tremendously important to have good technology – it really is a matter of life and death. What technology are doctors using to ensure the right standard of care? The tablet. Here are some reasons why: It provides actionable data – real-time decision making … Continue reading Using tablet technology to support better patient outcomes