Health Industry News

Healthcare Megatrends to watch in 2018

Megatrends are fundamentally changing the way the world works. The three forces driving massive global healthcare trends include: unparalleled advances in technology; the sedentary lifestyles that goes hand in hand with economic development, globalisation and urbanisation; and the demographics of our aging population. The world is aging, and as a result there has been massive…

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South Africa’s leading independent health communications agency joins GLOBALHealthPR

World’s largest independent healthcare communications network strengthens market-leading offering across Asia Pacific, North America, South America, Europe & Africa GLOBALHealthPR®, the largest independent health and science communications agency partnership worldwide, represented exclusively by VIVA! Communications in Australia, today welcomed Johannesburg-based F/NE to its rapidly expanding global network. Founded more than 18 years ago, F/NE has…

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National Education Initiative launched to support youth mental health

Leading Australian mental health organisations have come together today to announce the launch of a new National Education Initiative transforming the country’s approach to youth care. From August 2018, beyondblue, headspace, and Early Childhood Australia will attempt to provide an end-to-end mental health framework in schools. The National Education Initiative has attracted AUD$45m in funding…

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Researchers identify potential privacy breach with patient records

Researchers have been able to identify individuals in anonymous government healthcare data, potentially exposing private information from data published by the federal Department of Health in August 2016. According to ABC Online story, the changes were part of a move towards “open data” with the historical information including medical and pharmaceutical bills of about 10…

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Difference between physiotherapy and chiropractic

The majority of people will experience some kind of neck pain, back pain or other musculoskeletal injury at some point throughout their lives. Whether this be a sporting injury, as a result of a car accident or simply from general wear and tear of the joints and muscles in our body, most people who seek…

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