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Australian HCF and CBH Group in world’s top-ranked co-operatives

Australian HCF and CBH Group in world’s top-ranked co-operatives

By on November 28, 2017 in Editor's Pick, Media Releases with 0 Comments

The strength of the Australian co-operative sector has been recognised internationally, with two founding members of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) listed among the world’s top 300 largest co-operatives by the World Co-operative Monitor. “The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals congratulates co-operative grain giant CBH and health mutual HCF on this […]




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HCF’s healthtech accelerator is looking for more startups

HCF’s healthtech accelerator is looking for more startups

By on October 25, 2016 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Mutual health insurer HCF’s startup accelerator, HCF Catalyst, is looking for new ideas for the sector, announcing the return of the program for 2016. Launched last year, HCF Catalyst in partnership with Slingshot is Australia’s first corporate-supported healthtech accelerator and counts Curo Technologies, the phone app that helps elderly people to maintain their independence, among its initial […]




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Co-operatives continue to remain resilient in uncertain economic times

Co-operatives continue to remain resilient in uncertain economic times

By on October 14, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The world’s largest 300 co-operatives and mutuals have grown their turnover by 7.20% to USD $2.53tn (2,533.1bn), according to the 2016 edition of the World Co-operative Monitor (WCM). The findings were presented at the International Summit of Cooperatives in Québec. Three Australian co-operatives and BCCM members are again listed in the monitor: CBH Group (147), […]




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HCF pledge funds for dementia care research

HCF pledge funds for dementia care research

By on May 11, 2015 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

The HCF, a BCCM member, has pledged more than half a million dollars to a major clinical study into an innovative program which could improve the hospital care experience for patients with dementia, and their carers. Following an initial clinical study conducted by the Clinical Excellence Commission supported by the HCF Research Foundation, results demonstrated improvements in patient […]




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HCF Research Foundation awards >$2m for health services research projects

HCF Research Foundation awards >$2m for health services research projects

By on March 21, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

The HCF Research Foundation has announced funding of a further 10 health service research projects ranging in value from $40,000 to $400,000, with a total value of $2.2 million. The grants were awarded to projects designed to support health services research, and advance the quality, safety and value of health care in Australia. In 2013 […]




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HCF profit up despite rebate cuts

HCF profit up despite rebate cuts

By on December 4, 2013 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

One of Australia’s biggest private health insurers, HCF, has rued the former government’s decision to slash rebates for private insurance but tipped increased revenue and membership numbers this financial year. Owned by its members, HCF increased membership and net profit in 2013, despite the ”less than supportive environment”. Health policy numbers grew by 4 per […]




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HCF celebrates international customer service prize

HCF celebrates international customer service prize

By on October 17, 2013 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

BCCM member, health insurer HCF, has won an internationally recognised customer care award. It picked up the Customer Service Institute of Australia’s “best of the best” award at a recent gala dinner in Melbourne. The institute judges customer service across all industries in the public and private sectors. HCF will now progress to the finals […]




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