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WA Government seeks explanation from Health Department boss over corruption findings - ABC News

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ABC News

WA Government seeks explanation from Health Department boss over corruption findings
ABC News
Acting WA Premier Roger Cook has asked the state's health boss for an explanation about explosive findings against three senior public servants in a Corruption and Crime Commission report as the fallout from the scandal continues. Last week's bombshell ...

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Women's health week: forum focused on fitness, fads and mental health - The Northern Daily Leader

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 20:11

The Northern Daily Leader

Women's health week: forum focused on fitness, fads and mental health
The Northern Daily Leader
PITCH A FIT: Kate Ryan (left) and Kylie Norman are hosting a women's health forum at the start of next month. Photo: Peter Hardin 190218PHA009. TAMWORTH health professionals are banding together to tackle medical issues facing local women. Marking ...

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University staff and students are at high risk of ill health. Here's how to make sure they can cope - The Conversation AU

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 20:06

The Conversation AU

University staff and students are at high risk of ill health. Here's how to make sure they can cope
The Conversation AU
Searching for wellness or well-being on most university websites will lead to a dedicated page detailing a wealth of independent strategies and programs focusing on specific areas of health, such as mental health or workplace safety. But studies have ...

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Lax security culture in hospitals could affect My Health Record privacy, insiders fear - ABC News

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 19:33

ABC News

Lax security culture in hospitals could affect My Health Record privacy, insiders fear
ABC News
A 2017 Health Informatics Society Australia survey of healthcare workers showed 61 per cent of public hospital respondents and 69 per cent of private hospital respondents said user credentials required for their systems are "usually individually ...

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The regulation of medical devices is flawed and another scandal is inevitable: health advocates - ABC News

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 19:10

ABC News

The regulation of medical devices is flawed and another scandal is inevitable: health advocates
ABC News
Regulation of medical devices in Australia is so flawed another scandal is inevitable, health advocates say; Key issue for regulators is knowing exactly how many of each make and model are implanted; The Therapeutic Goods Administration said its "top ...

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Corrupt Health Department trio told to pay back monies - The West Australian

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:01

The West Australian

Corrupt Health Department trio told to pay back monies
The West Australian
Three crooked Health Department officials who were exposed in last week's bombshell Corruption and Crime Commission report on a decades-long bribery scandal have until midday tomorrow to respond to payment demands from the State Government.

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Questions mount about Health Department rorts - The West Australian

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:01

The West Australian

Questions mount about Health Department rorts
The West Australian
For all the disturbing reading in the Corruption and Crime Commission report on high-level contract rorting within the Health Department, two components simply do not compute. Firstly, with everything that was known about at least one of the bent North ...

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The courageous fight to fix the NBA's mental health problem - ESPN

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 17:09

ESPN

The courageous fight to fix the NBA's mental health problem
ESPN
It was hardly an ideal environment to broach such a sensitive, personal topic as mental health, but Cavaliers forward Kevin Love had hinted three weeks earlier in Cleveland that he might be ready to share. At that time, I was interviewing Channing Frye ...

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Health Department bureaucrats pursued for repayments after corruption exposed - ABC News

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 04:35

ABC News

Health Department bureaucrats pursued for repayments after corruption exposed
ABC News
Three former WA Health Department officials implicated in a decade-long corruption scandal have been issued notices demanding they pay back their redundancy payouts and any money and gifts allegedly fraudulently obtained.
Builder reveals ease of Health work rortsThe West Australian

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Primary Health Care promises return to profit growth from 2020 onwards - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 04:10

The Australian Financial Review

Primary Health Care promises return to profit growth from 2020 onwards
The Australian Financial Review
Primary Health Care has turned to shareholders to fund a $250 million spending spree to upgrade its facilities and technology systems with chief executive Malcolm Parmenter conceding the company has lost its reputation as a pioneer in the delivery of ...
Primary Health Care reveals $250m equity raising, ups profit, revenueThe Sydney Morning Herald
Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) announces $250m capital raiseMotley Fool Australia

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Hospital safety improvements could save $1.5bn a year, health ... - The Guardian

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 03:29

The Guardian

Hospital safety improvements could save $1.5bn a year, health ...
The Guardian
Report says 250000 patients a year would be complication-free if safety lifted to standard of top 10% of hospitals.

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Newcastle-based health insurer nib nets $133.5 million profit after tax in 2018 financial year results - Newcastle Herald

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 02:45

Newcastle Herald

Newcastle-based health insurer nib nets $133.5 million profit after tax in 2018 financial year results
Newcastle Herald
NIB has announced a net profit of $133.5 million after tax for the 2018 financial year – an 11.1 per cent increase from the previous year. On Monday, the Newcastle-based health insurer released its full year results for 2018, which revealed a total ...

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Primary Health Care (ASX: PRY) reveals $250m equity raising, ups ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 01:41

The Sydney Morning Herald

Primary Health Care (ASX: PRY) reveals $250m equity raising, ups ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Primary Healthcare has launched a $250 million equity raising, underwritten by Morgan Stanley and UBS, to fund its medical centre and pathology investments ...
Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) announces $250m capital raiseMotley Fool Australia

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Results wrap August 20: Woolworths, Ansell, Beach Energy, Primary Health, Fortescue Metals - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 22:21

The Australian Financial Review

Results wrap August 20: Woolworths, Ansell, Beach Energy, Primary Health, Fortescue Metals
The Australian Financial Review
Here's a roundup of today's earnings results, which include Woolworths, Ansell, Beach Energy, Primary Health and Fortescue Metals. Among companies reporting on Thursday are David Rowe. Sort posts by: Latest, Oldest. Live article connection interrupted.

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Bathurst health: The conditions killing us in the Bathurst LGA - Western Advocate

Health - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 19:08

Western Advocate

Bathurst health: The conditions killing us in the Bathurst LGA
Western Advocate
THE rate of people dying from heart complaints in Bathurst is higher than the national mortality rate, the latest data shows. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's figures analyse the most common causes of death across Australia from 2012 to ...

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Bendigo Advertiser Letters to the Editor: A reader advocates for a section on miners' lung diseases in any new city ... - Bendigo Advertiser

Health - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 18:02

Bendigo Advertiser

Bendigo Advertiser Letters to the Editor: A reader advocates for a section on miners' lung diseases in any new city ...
Bendigo Advertiser
Don't gloss over our miners' health history. I write to agree with those advocates for a museum in Bendigo which reflects our history for visitors and new residents of Bendigo. I raise the issue of miner's phthisis – a wasting disease which our city ...

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An unlikely winner in the long-running bull market: Health insurers - CNBC

Health - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 16:21

CNBC

An unlikely winner in the long-running bull market: Health insurers
CNBC
The bull market, which is about to become the longest running in recent history, has produced healthy returns for investors. The S&P 500 is up well over 300 percent over the last nine years, but health insurance stocks have logged even more impressive ...
What should affordable health care look like in NC?News & Observer

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Billy Connolly 'doesn't recognise' friends as he continues to fight Parkinson's disease - NEWS.com.au

Health - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 15:15

NEWS.com.au

Billy Connolly 'doesn't recognise' friends as he continues to fight Parkinson's disease
NEWS.com.au
TV LEGEND Michael Parkinson has revealed Scottish comedian Billy Connolly “doesn't recognise close friends anymore”. The Sun, AAP. News Corp Australia NetworkAugust 20, 20188:02am. Video; Image ...
Billy Connolly's shock new health battleQueensland Times

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Changes to My Health Record date - The Advocate

Health - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 05:40

The Advocate

Changes to My Health Record date
The Advocate
People living in rural and remote areas around Australia are being encouraged by the Australian Digital Health Agency to create their own My Health Record. There will be an opportunity for people to test it out during the extended opt out period which ...

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One in four Australians to opt out of My Health record, survey finds - The Canberra Times

Health - Sat, 08/18/2018 - 14:01

The Canberra Times

One in four Australians to opt out of My Health record, survey finds
The Canberra Times
More than a quarter of Australians will opt out of the federal government's controversial electronic health record system, a new survey has found. A consumer study of more than 2000 Australians, conducted by finder.com.au, revealed 26 per cent of ...

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