The Southern Adelaide Health Alliance is a strategic partnership between Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Southern Adelaide-Fleurieu Kangaroo Island, Medicare Local, SA Ambulance Service and Health Consumers Alliance of SA.
Next month, SAHA will trial a program to stop futile hospital treatment of the dying elderly. The program is designed to help doctors make better-informed decisions about patient care and to improve the final moments of people’s lives. Dr Chris Moy explained: “A lot of the people in ICU are put in there because of defensive medicine." (Herald Sun)