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International participants from thirteen countries, Hong Kong SAR, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have kicked off a new global network to support best use of digital technology in modern healthcare. The Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) will create a common platform for internation...

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Healthcare providers will need to confirm the identity of new patients, batch requests for Medicare numbers by large hospitals will be more tightly controlled, and Australians will be able to find out who has accessed their Medicare details, following the discovery last year of Medicare numbers for ...

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When the flu hit Australia last year, it hit hard. More than 220,000 cases were reported, double that of the previous year. The epidemic was credited in 370 deaths. It was the worst flu outbreak in recent Australian history. There were more than 220,000 cases reported in 2017, double that of t...

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Obesity and other common cardiovascular risk factors may play a greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among younger people than previously recognized, underscoring the importance of earlier screening, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. While sports activity often garners attention in cases of sudden c...

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Nearly six million Australians are living with tooth decay or other oral health issues, according to Medibank data released earlier this week. Findings from the Medibank Better Health Index—which surveys 1,000 Australians every week—show that 5,707,000 people are affected by at lea...

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Since November 2016, a free shingles vaccine program has been funded under the Australian Government’s National Immunisation Program (NIP) for 70 year olds, with a time-limited catch-up program for people 71 to 79 years old until October 2021. At the commencement of the program, the interest ...

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Primary care professionals (PCP) including GPs, Practice Nurses & community-based Allied Health professionals are invited to apply for a free clinical placement opportunity at oncology specialist clinics across Victoria to improve their skills and knowledge in cancer survivorship care.   ...

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If you’re a new health professional you need to register for an initial Medicare provider number.  Read More
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In Australian general practice, clinical information systems (CISs) have become a vital tool in the delivery of safe and high-quality healthcare and good practice management.   The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has announced a new project that will see the college ...

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There has been a change to the 1 March 2018 commencement date for new colonoscopy items. The existing MBS items (32090 and 32090) should be used until further notice. This will ensure patients continue to have access to Medicare funded colonoscopy services.   The changes to colonoscopy servic...

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