Business View Oceania

11 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 4, ISSUE 12 T o mark its 21st anniversary of pioneering bone health, Healthy Bones Australia has announced its partnership with local company CurveBeam AI, to develop a breakthrough diagnostic fracture prediction tool. Healthy Bones Australia Chairman, Professor Peter Ebeling, says the organisation is proud of its outstanding achievements to date and looking forward to the future. “Over the past 21 years, Healthy Bones Australia has advanced the importance of protecting our Australian population’s bones. During this time, we’ve witnessed substantial change in the healthcare system’s focus on the detection and treatment of osteoporosis, and community and government understanding of the importance of maintaining healthy bones. As recently as 20 years ago, bone OPENING L INES health was a largely overlooked and untreated area. It is now recognised as an important chronic disease, and a health priority area for Australia.” Professor Ebeling outlines five priorities the organisation seeks to realise in the next five years: • Establish a Fracture Liaison Service in every capital city of Australia • Deliver comprehensive and updated guidelines for GPs • Drive 500,000 Australians aged 50+ to undertake Know Your Bones self-assessment • Advocate for broader patient access to osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment HEALTHY BONES AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH