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  • 23.05.18 ACHG

VHA & ACHG to deliver CEO Leadership Series

The Victorian Healthcare Association and the Australian Centre for Healthcare Governance have partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to deliver a leadership series to chief executives of public hospitals, VHA CEO Tom Symondson announced today.Read More
  • 15.05.18

Media training: VHA partners with Media Manoeuvres

The VHA has partnered with Australia's largest media and communications organisation, Media Manoeuvres. They provide in depth training and coaching to corporate executives, government personnel, industry experts and not-for-profit leaders and healthcare industry workers.Read More
  • 09.05.18

2018-19 Commonwealth Budget review

Handed down on Tuesday evening, the Australian Government budget was framed around the five key areas of: guaranteeing essential services including Medicare, hospitals and aged care; tax relief; keep backing business to invest and create more jobs; keeping Australia safe; and keeping spending and taxes under control. Health represented 16.1 per cent of total budget spend. Read More
  • 04.05.18

State dental funding a welcome but small step forward for people on public dental waiting lists

The Victorian Oral Health Alliance (VOHA) has welcomed the State Budget announcement of $267.4 million for public dental services. This is a positive but modest first step in meeting the needs of Victorians eligible for public dental care, many currently waiting in long queues. The increased funding is expected to provide an extra 20,000 client services.Read More
  • 01.05.18

Victorian Budget 2018-19: VHA praises an historic health budget

The Victorian Healthcare Association applauds the historic $19.4 billion investment in the Victorian public and community health sector, announced in the 2018-19 State Budget today, a 6.9 per cent increase on the previous year’s budget.  Read More
  • 30.04.18

Victorian Budget 2018-19: VHA applauds commitment to more timely care with electronic medical record

A new electronic medical record system will link patient records and data across Parkville hospitals, ensuring patients receive more timely, accurate and safer care.Read More
  • 24.04.18

Leading the change: iPRO’s simple steps to compliance

Following iPRO CEO Oliver Roydhouse's presentation at the VHA and ACHG Governance Conference Leading the change, here's his simple steps to compliance best practice as shared with VHA members and healthcare attendees.Read More
  • 11.04.18

VHA member threat detection trials: Key observations & ramifications

The VHA has collaborated with members who have expressed interest in understanding the complexities of their network environment as they relate to cybersecurity risk. In conjunction with cybersecurity partner nDiscovery, the VHA has secured a four week trial of nDiscovery’s Managed Threat Detection service in order to bring transparency into daily network activities that can introduce cybersecurity risk.Read More
  • 09.04.18

Fund boost welcomed but there must be more: VHA

The funding injection to the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund by the Victorian Government is a welcome boost for Victoria’s regional and rural hospitals, but additional clarity about the long-term future of the fund is needed, Victorian Healthcare Association CEO Tom Symondson said today.Read More
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