Two paths to a bold future in healthcare

The “new normal” of healthcare in Australia will see you treating people with mental health challenges who are more engaged, informed and conscientious than ever before. But how will you prepare for a future where one of your biggest barriers to effective healthcare delivery may be ‘Dr Google’?

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Youth mental illness a call for concern

In 2017, more than 24,000 young people responded to the call out from Mission Australia to gain perspective on what they value, their dreams and ambitions; what they’re worried about in the context of their own lives and from a country-wide perspective. And the results are alarming.

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Why metrics are key to quality improvement

Continuous improvement is a buzzword in many industries – and an essential condition of the engineering profession. Finding effective and objective ways to measure the quality of your team’s toils is the secret to doing things smarter and better.

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Interdisciplinary approach to healthcare wins

As a clinical nurse consultant at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital, Belynda Abbott knows first-hand the benefits of taking an interdisciplinary approach to healthcare. She recently completed a Master of Healthcare Leadership at Southern Cross University (SCU) Online, the only university to offer this approach to learning.

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Collaboration: a key competency for future businesses

Project management is becoming an increasingly critical component of business operations. It requires the right people with the right skills to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, while meeting performance objectives. Southern Cross academic, David Noble discusses the need for ‘collaborative competency’ within businesses of all sizes.
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