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Proptech in the Medical Industry?

Often, when I'm asked about MedicRooms, I say it's "like AirBnBTM for medical professionals". That's part of it. True, it does advertise medical rooms available for rental. Yes, it handles bookings and payments, advertising and legals. The difference is in our why. Why is it part of the Periop Partners portfolio? MedicRooms handles the medical room rentals and commercial real estate interests of healthcare business owners. We believe that healthcare could be - should be - avai

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#CES2018: 5 Trends from CES 2018 that will change the delivery of healthcare

Being fascinated with the future, and having businesses where I have to look after the future of my clients' businesses and investments in healthcare, I'm always mindful of watching the trends to come and the timing of these waves of innovation.   January is a great time in the medtech world and a month of travel I relish. Usually, at this time of the year I'm planning to head to Los Angeles to attend Abundance 360 with Dr. Peter Diamandis. Just prior to that is, of course, CES and t

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#CES2018: medtech gadgets coming to a medical office near you

If you’re like me and (regrettably) you haven't been able to make it to CES this year, then you probably been checking the latest in medical and healthcare gadgets from a distance. Here's 5 Medtech Gadgets that I think will change the way we practice medicine or at the very least make its way into a medical office in the near future. 1. From Insurance company Aflac and a health technology company, Sproutel, comes a robot duck designed to connect and comfort children with cancer. The My S

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Aged Care: New Technologies to Come of Age

Technology has had a multi-faceted impact on the aged care industry: technology (alongside with advances in medicine) is one of the reasons that people are living longer; technology set the communications rhythm (and the consumer expectations that come with it) technology offers a wider range of living arrangements, entertainment and activities Below is a list of technology resources and sites that discuss the new technologies being applied to aged care. These are the most notable of

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New Business Models in Aged Care

Aged Care operators are pursuing new business models, out of necessity. This is in response to changes to the financial position and social expectations of the Baby Boomers generation. A brief look into the new business models in Aged Care reveals the following trends: The move to ageing in place / multigenerational living, where two or more generations co-habit: a 2013 report cited by Choice stated that 27% of residents living together do so for “care arrangement and support” D

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Scrutiny of Workforce Management in Aged Care Report

Workforce management came under scrutiny in the Senate’s report into the future of Australia’s aged care sector workforce, released on the 20th of June, 2017. The Senates recommendations have raised questions regarding the compliance to oversee the management of such a diverse workforce. The media has provided intense scrutiny into the education, incentives and remuneration of the aged care workforce. Also of particular concern to the senate committee was the management of the workforc

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Our Advisory Service

Starting your Practice? Consider using our Advisory Service. When thinking of starting your own practice, you may realise that the business of medicine was not something they covered in medschool. In fact, very little time in our training, either at basic or advanced levels, is dedicated to how to run our own practice or the business of medicine. There are a number of courses on practice management run from a "owning a practice" point of view - but often, they are geared for General Practices

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