Secondary Use of My Health Record Data

Secondary Use of My Health Record Data

The Australian Doctors’ Federation (ADF) has examined the document “Development of a Framework for Secondary Use of My Health Record Data” and makes the following points.  The confidentiality of all correspondence and communication between doctors and their patients...
The High Cost of Public Reporting

The High Cost of Public Reporting

This article was originally published – The High Cost of Public Reporting – Medscape – Oct 03, 2017. In an age where big data is king and doctors are urged to treat populations, the journey of one man still has much to tell us. This is a tale of a...
De-doctoring medicine via another layer of bureaucracy

De-doctoring medicine via another layer of bureaucracy

The draft report of the Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for health professions has been released and it proposes massive changes, and is not to be glossed over. To remind those who may have...
Fake News and $100 Billion in Healthcare Cuts

Fake News and $100 Billion in Healthcare Cuts

Fake News and $100 Billion in Healthcare Cuts In a recent submission entitled Private Health Insurance Consultations 2015-16, the private health insurance lobby group Private Healthcare Australia (PHA) has outlined its agenda to reduce the cost of healthcare by $100...