Health Industry News

MTAA calling on government to delay implementation of PHI product categorisation reforms

The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) has raised concerns today (October 8, 2018) regarding the Morrison Government’s gold, silver, bronze and basic private health insurance (PHI) policy reforms slated for launch on April 1, 2019, pre- an anticipated May 2019 federal election. Their concerns coincide with a report in The Australian today, citing the commencement…

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Peter Mac streamlines cancer treatment planning with deployment of Varian solution

Varian is today (Wednesday, October 3, 2018) announcing the installation of a cloud-hosted deployment of the Varian Eclipse™ treatment planning system and Velocity™ oncology imaging informatics system across five Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) sites in Victoria, Australia. Peter Mac is one of the world’s leading cancer research, education and treatment centres. It operates…

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Worldwide recognition for GLOBALHealthPR partners

The past few weeks have seen our GLOBALHealthPR partners receiving worldwide recognition for their fantastic work in Health + Wellness PR. Last week, our agency, VIVA! Communications, was thrilled to clinch Australia’s ‘Best Public Health Initiative’ at the pharmaceutical industry’s annual PRIME Awards for our Enhancing Community Immunity Through Pharmacist-led Flu Vaccination campaign in partnership with…

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Pharmacy Guild of Australia & VIVA! Communications clinch Australia’s Best Public Health Initiative 2018 at PRIME Awards

Last night (September 20) Team VIVA! celebrated a huge win. Together with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, we clinched Australia’s‘Best Public Health Initiative 2018’award for our ‘Enhancing ‘community immunity’ through pharmacist-led flu vaccinationcampaign at the pharmaceutical industry’s annual PRIME Awards. Held at The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, the event attracted more than 800 of the…

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