National Health Media News Round Up (new)

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BREAKING-NEWS-Alert-This is a new section. These are the latest articles on practice tips such as patients are their own worst enemy to the latest practice financial incentives. They include updates on how the national media have reported issues from our news alert series which has vindicated key observations we have made or key areas to watch that will affect you.


April to September 2016

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Doctors share harrowing bullying stories at conference
Review chief drops more hints about new look MBS
Primary Health Care is not registrable as a trade mark
GP clinics urged to review privacy policies
Find out what gap fees GPs will charge if the freeze continues
Medical error is third biggest cause of death
How to survive the big squeeze
Medical apps prove tricky to regulate
Less power to the patients: AMA
A corporate’s responsibility: how far should it go?
GPs are offered irrelevant guidelines -and often ignore them
Take it personally
Patient awarded $200k over GP’s failure to refer
GPs are offered irrelevant guidelines -and often ignore them
National registration scheme at 5 years: not what it promised
The 8 graphs show how general practice is changing
Don’t ask Dr Google he is not a real doctor


January to March 2016

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Unpleasant patients are their own worst enemy
Incentives News Update (INU) – February 2016 is now available
AHPRA chief hits back at call to strip agency’s powers
Audit of GP clinics flags patient privacy risks
GP ‘beacon’ practice model mooted
Bureaucrats push for private insurance to cover GP visits
Kickback rules knocked back
Govt admits to ‘co-funding’ plan for GP training
AHPRA is considered pro-practitioner KPMG
Specialists: bleeding hearts or profiteers?
Death of GP’s friend highlights conflict of interest, says coroner

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