National Health Media News Round Up (new)

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 http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Doctors-share-harrowing-bullying-stories-at-conference.pdf
Review chief drops more hints about new look MBS http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Review-chief-drops-more-hints-about-new-look-MBS.pdf
Primary Health Care is not registrable as a trade mark http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Primary-Health-Care-is-not-registrable-as-a-trade-mark.pdf
GP clinics urged to review privacy policies http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/GP-clinics-urged-to-review-privacy-policies.pdf
Find out what gap fees GPs will charge if the freeze continues http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Find-out-what-gap-fees-GPs-will-charge-if-the-freeze-continues.pdf
Medical error is third biggest cause of death http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Medical-error-is-third-biggest-cause-of-death.pdf
How to survive the big squeeze http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/How-to-survive-the-big-squeeze.pdf
Medical apps prove tricky to regulate http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Medical-apps-prove-tricky-to-regulate.pdf
Less power to the patients: AMA http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Less-power-to-the-patients.pdf
A corporate’s responsibility: how far should it go? http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/A-corporates-responsibility.pdf
GPs are offered irrelevant guidelines -and often ignore them http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GPs-are-offered-irrelevant-guidelines.pdf
Take it personally http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Take-it-personally.pdf
Patient awarded $200k over GP’s failure to refer http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Patient-awarded-200k-over-GPs-failure-to-refer-_-Medical-Observer.pdf
GPs are offered irrelevant guidelines -and often ignore them http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GPs-are-offered-irrelevant-guidelines.pdf
National registration scheme at 5 years: not what it promised http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GPs-are-offered-irrelevant-guidelines.pdf
The 8 graphs show how general practice is changing http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/These-8-graphs-show-how-general-practice-is-changing-_-Medical-Observer.pdf
Don’t ask Dr Google he is not a real doctor http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Dont-ask-Dr-Google.pdf

 

January to March 2016

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Unpleasant patients are their own worst enemy http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Unpleasant-patients-are-their-own-worst-enemy.pdf
Incentives News Update (INU) – February 2016 is now available http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Incentives-News-Update-INU-February-2016-is-now-available.pdf
AHPRA chief hits back at call to strip agency’s powers http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/AHPRA-chief-hits-back-at-call-to-strip-agencys-powers.pdf
Audit of GP clinics flags patient privacy risks http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Audit-of-GP-clinics-flags-patient-privacy-risks.pdf
GP ‘beacon’ practice model mooted http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/GP-beacon-practice-model-mooted.pdf
Bureaucrats push for private insurance to cover GP visits http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Bureaucrats-push-for-private-insurance-to-cover-GP-visits.pdf
Kickback rules knocked back http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Kickback-rules-knocked-back.pdf
Govt admits to ‘co-funding’ plan for GP training http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Govt-admits-to-co-funding-plan-for-GP-training.pdf
AHPRA is considered pro-practitioner KPMG http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/AHPRA-is-considered-pro-practitioner-KPMG.pdf
Specialists: bleeding hearts or profiteers? http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Specialists-bleeding-hearts-or-profiteers.pdf
Death of GP’s friend highlights conflict of interest, says coroner http://www.healthandlife.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Why-you-do-not-do-business-with-family-or-friends.pdf

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