From the Executive Director: Access to online training to revolutionise clinical trials

The recently endorsed and mandatory accreditation process outlined by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care requires health services to provide effective clinical governance and improve the safety and quality of care for those involved in clinical trials. Education, training and competencies are key components of achieving this. Monash Partners is working to support all our health …

Free online education centre set to revolutionise clinical trials

A new initiative will provide everyone who conducts clinical trials across Victoria access to world-class training at no cost. The Victorian Clinical Trials Education Centre (V-CTEC) is a not-for-profit, Victoria wide, member-based education centre that aims to make learning resources accessible to more researchers. Investigators, coordinators, and others involved in clinical trials will be able to access a suite of …

MIME Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards 2021

The Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and support women students at Monash University who are contributing to innovation in healthcare and medical technologies. These awards are part of a broader MIME strategy to support and celebrate women in healthcare innovation. Five awards were recently awarded with successful students receiving …

Message from Executive Director: Supporting research to address unmet clinical need – MIME

Monash Partners integrates with and supports the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) as our clinical innovation platform. This was established to foster innovative cross sector research in clinician-led projects to address major clinical and health system need. MIME effectively supports clinicians and researchers to work together to turn clinical problems into real world solutions. Since 2015, MIME Seed Funding …

Phase 1 of MIME Seed Funding applications now open – Practical solutions for frontline clinical problems

Applications for the 2022 round of MIME Seed Funding are now open! Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre in partnership with the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) are seeking clinicians of all disciplines to realise unmet clinical needs and work in partnership with IT/digital health, engineering and art/design researchers to discover new medical technologies. Applications may request up to …

Message from Executive Director: Welcoming in 2022 with education, training and events

Welcome to the first Monash Partners newsletter for 2022. As life slowly returns to our new “normal” after an unprecedented two years, Monash Partners looks forward to continuing to support collaboration and innovation that transcends silos, while working toward measurable impact for our community. Leading on from a busy and successful past year of education, training and events offerings, this …

Funding awarded to improve genital protectors in sport

A genital protector strong enough to withstand the impact of a high-speed projectile, without compromising comfort or affordability is being designed and tested thanks to recent Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarship (HISS) funding supported by the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME), Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and the Monash Young MedTech Innovators (MYMI). The project, named Project Impact, is …

Better outcomes for newborn cardio-respiratory health

The following research has been supported by the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME), Monash Partners’ clinical innovation platform.   Researchers at Monash University have developed new software which delivers advanced sound quality of heart and lung monitoring for preterm and full term babies, and can be used by parents at home. The software, used in conjunction with digital stethoscopes, …

Message from Executive Director: A year of challenges and opportunities

As 2021 draws to a close, the team at Monash Partners are thankful for the contribution from those around us. This year has presented many challenges, coupled with opportunities for those working within the health and research sector. Through it all, Monash Partners has remained dedicated to supporting connection and integration across research, healthcare and the community in an effort …

Announcement of successful HISS project teams

Congratulations to the 18 successful clinician/student project teams for the 2021 Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships (HISS). A joint initiative by MIME, Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and Monash Young MedTech Innovators (MYMI), the scheme connects Monash affiliated clinicians who seek a technological solution to frontline health problems with high-performing students from across Monash University motivated to develop new medical technologies. Clinicians …