ACN Ruth Zionzee – Distinguished Life Fellow
Continuing our series on people on healthcare, meet Danica Prodanovic from Biointelect. Now a Senior Associate who migrated from Serbia in 2014, Danica is a former Eurovision Song Contest singer and musician. Yes, you read that right! Hear about her story doing a PhD in Pharmacology at The University of Melbourne and starting her career in healthcare. Recently she performed at the ARCS Australia Dinner, reflecting her musical background remaining part of her life. Danica’s story shows the vibrancy of the Australian health sector. Watch the interview and her performances now!
Earlier this month, ARCS Australia held it’s Annual Conference at the International Convention Centre Sydney – ICC Sydney, with the theme of putting patients at the centre of healthcare. Uniquely, the conference included a number of patients who attended, presented or were referenced.
Dental Health Services Victoria has implemented a value based health model for oral health, around the patient and the clinician that included both during co-design. This has been possible with a single oral health data system for the state of Victoria and staff keeping in mind the value and outcomes that patients seek.
The movement to value based healthcare across the industry in Australia, gained pace last month, with the Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association launch of the Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care.
Cicada Innovations with NSW Health this week hosted the graduation night for the 15 individuals that were part of the NSW Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program (MDCTP).
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is Australia’s national peak body for public and not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare providers.
The AHHA vision is for a healthy Australia supported by the best possible healthcare system.
AHHA membership includes state health departments, Local Hospital Networks and public hospitals, community health services, Primary Health Networks and primary healthcare providers, aged care providers, universities, individual health professionals and academics. AHHA is uniquely placed to be an independent, national voice for universal high-quality healthcare to benefit the whole community.
Founded as the Australian Hospital Association in 1946, the AHHA has become a perennial fixture in the national health conversation, maintaining its vision for an effective, innovative and sustainable health system where all Australians have equitable access to healthcare of the highest standard when and where they need it.