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My Health Record: What are the risks, and how do I opt out? | Herald ... - Herald Sun

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:04

Herald Sun

My Health Record: What are the risks, and how do I opt out? | Herald ...
Herald Sun
AUSTRALIANS are being asked to trust the federal government with their deepest medical secrets as a new 1 billion online health record is rolled out for ...

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WHAT ARE THE RISKS? - Herald Sun

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:04

Herald Sun

WHAT ARE THE RISKS?
Herald Sun
Health Minister Greg Hunt says the My Health Record “can save lives and protect lives by reducing medication errors, by ensuring that there isn't incompatibility between medication, by ensuring that we have compliance that patients keep up their ...

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Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:04

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio
The Australian Financial Review
The nation's largest private hospitals operator Ramsay Health Care has made a $1 billion takeover tilt for Swedish hospitals group Capio which, if successful, will further expand its operations in Europe. Ramsay chief executive Craig McNally has made ...

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Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:04

The Australian Financial Review

Ramsay Health Care makes $1b play for Capio
The Australian Financial Review
The nation's largest private hospitals operator Ramsay Health Care has made a $1 billion takeover tilt for Swedish hospitals group Capio which, if successful, will further expand its operations in Europe. Ramsay chief executive Craig McNally has made ...

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The Federal Government is putting your health records on the internet - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 22:15

ABC News

The Federal Government is putting your health records on the internet
ABC News
Starting next week the Federal Government's putting everyone's health records online and giving you only three months to say you don't want them to. You have until August to opt-out of the My Health system; an online database of health records that has ...

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Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 21:14

ABC Local

Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities
ABC Local
Tasmania's Public Health Director is urging parents not to panic after the death of a Hobart teenager from a suspected meningococcal infection. The girl died in Hobart on Thursday. Health authorities said laboratory results had shown evidence of ...

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Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities - ABC Local

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 21:14

ABC Local

Suspected meningococcal death in Hobart prompts call for calm by health authorities
ABC Local
Tasmania's Public Health Director is urging parents not to panic after the death of a Hobart teenager from a suspected meningococcal infection. The girl died in Hobart on Thursday. Health authorities said laboratory results had shown evidence of ...

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My Health Record: the Government wants to access your data until 30 years after you die - ABC News

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 20:58

ABC News

My Health Record: the Government wants to access your data until 30 years after you die
ABC News
Unless you opt-out by mid-October, the Federal Government will create an online record of your health details that it can access for the rest of your life and beyond - even if you ask for it to be deleted. The Federal Government has budgeted more than ...

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Public health expert acknowledged with Australian Alumni Award - The University of Newcastle, Australia

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:48

Public health expert acknowledged with Australian Alumni Award
The University of Newcastle, Australia
An Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, at Chulalongkorn University, Dr Woratanarat plays leading role in preventive medicine and health promotion to improve population health. He holds specialist research interests ...

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Dossier reveals truth about shock deaths at Sydney's biggest mental health hospital - Daily Telegraph

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:34

Daily Telegraph

Dossier reveals truth about shock deaths at Sydney's biggest mental health hospital
Daily Telegraph
Root Cause Analysis reports by NSW Health obtained by The Daily Telegraph can today reveal how a dire lack of beds and staff at the state's biggest public mental health facility is seeing people discharged far too early. At times they're discharged ...

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Doctors could be reported to police by health watchdog - The Age

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:44

The Age

Doctors could be reported to police by health watchdog
The Age
Doctors who are reported to Australia's health watchdog for alleged sexual assault and other crimes could have their details passed to police, under a new deal announced on Thursday. The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, which has been ...

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Cyber security experts warn patients over online medical record plan for all Aussies - 9news.com.au

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 05:13

9news.com.au

Cyber security experts warn patients over online medical record plan for all Aussies
9news.com.au
Cyber security experts have warned patients to be wary of a new $2 billion system which will see their medical details put online. While Health Minister Greg Hunt said the new My Health Record site will “save and protect lives”, internet experts said ...

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My Health Record site set to launch - 9news.com.au

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 04:06

9news.com.au

My Health Record site set to launch
9news.com.au
Australians have a limited window to opt out of being included on the My Health Record site, which intends to give health staff access to basic medical details for everybody. Added 2 hours ago. FShareTTweetBMailJTumblrGShareLLinkedInWWhatsAppQSMS ...

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Oprah Winfrey invests in health-focused restaurant chain True Food Kitchen - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:49

The Australian Financial Review

Oprah Winfrey invests in health-focused restaurant chain True Food Kitchen
The Australian Financial Review
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey is putting her money where her mouth is, investing in a health-driven restaurant chain that tries to put better-for-you options at busy Americans' fingertips. Winfrey is taking a stake in True Food Kitchen, with her investment ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds - ABC News

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

ACT mental health faces staff departure and 'chronic skills shortage', review finds
ABC News
A chronic skills shortage in Canberra's mental health facilities could, along with budget pressures and increased demand, form a perfect storm, putting patients at risk, according to an external review. But the report, commissioned as part of the ...

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Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:06

The Conversation US

Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history
The Conversation US
Thus, the recent New York Times report of U.S. interference in the World Health Assembly's attempt to adopt the resolution that “mother's milk is healthiest for children and countries should strive to limit the inaccurate or misleading marketing of ...
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Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history - The Conversation US

Health - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:06

The Conversation US

Breastfeeding has been the best public health policy throughout history
The Conversation US
Thus, the recent New York Times report of U.S. interference in the World Health Assembly's attempt to adopt the resolution that “mother's milk is healthiest for children and countries should strive to limit the inaccurate or misleading marketing of ...
US stuns world health community by opposing breastfeedingThe Sydney Morning Herald
US puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officialsArs Technica
Dairy Industry Trumps Infant Health With US Rejection Of Breastfeeding ResolutionForbes
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