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Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:37

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has unveiled long-awaited changes to the government's My Health Record legislation to address privacy concerns, protect young people and domestic violence victims. The changes will include increased penalties - with fines more ...
My Health Record: Greg Hunt to strengthen penalties for misusing patient data, addressing Senate's concernsABC News
Greg Hunt moves to toughen penalties for My Health Record misuseSBS
My Health Record phone lines crashWarwick Daily News
PerthNow
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Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:37

The Sydney Morning Herald

Health Minister Greg Hunt boosts My Health Record 'misuse' penalty
The Sydney Morning Herald
Health Minister Greg Hunt has unveiled long-awaited changes to the government's My Health Record legislation to address privacy concerns, protect young people and domestic violence victims. The changes will include increased penalties - with fines more ...
My Health Record: Greg Hunt to strengthen penalties for misusing patient data, addressing Senate's concernsABC News
Greg Hunt moves to toughen penalties for My Health Record misuseSBS

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Incident of self-harm leads to calls for mental health reform in California prisons - 9news.com.au

Health - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:28

9news.com.au

Incident of self-harm leads to calls for mental health reform in California prisons
9news.com.au
The state of mental health care in California prisons has been questioned after it was revealed an inmate ripped her eye out and ate it during a manic episode. A report that was leaked last week said the inmate, known only as Patient X, was not ...

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Meet Tabula Rasa HealthCare, The Top Publicly-Traded Digital Health Company - Forbes

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 14:38

Forbes

Meet Tabula Rasa HealthCare, The Top Publicly-Traded Digital Health Company
Forbes
At a recent digital health conference in San Francisco, participants bemoaned the lack of initial public offerings in the sector. “There have been zero IPOs in 2017 and 2018,” said Bill Evans, managing director at venture capital firm Rock Health, and ...

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It's not a health plan if it doesn't include dental care - The Age

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:58

The Age

It's not a health plan if it doesn't include dental care
The Age
There are big spending promises on new or upgraded hospitals, and funding for more paramedics, specialist medical services, nurses and mental health. Conspicuously absent is any meaningful policy announcement concerning dental care. Inexplicably, it ...

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There's more to health care access than pre-existing conditions - The Conversation US

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:02

The Conversation US

There's more to health care access than pre-existing conditions
The Conversation US
Health care has been a universal topic of discussion this political season. Candidates from both parties say they are in favor of it, although definitions of “it” vary widely. But what all agree is that it has to do with access. Can I get the care I ...
The big lie Republicans are telling this electionVox
A health plan that's cheaper but much riskier than standard health insuranceCNBC
Trump's hilarious Obamacare gaffe reveals the GOP bind on health careWashington Post
Kaiser Family Foundation
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Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:46

The Sydney Morning Herald

Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health has warned asthmatics to take extra care as strong wind gusts and possible thunderstorms this evening threaten to stir large amounts of pollen in the air, causing potentially life-threatening breathing difficulties. Wind gusts across most of ...

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APRA defends use of private investigators in mental health claims - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:24

The Australian Financial Review

APRA defends use of private investigators in mental health claims
The Australian Financial Review
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has defended the right of life insurers to engage private investigators in cases of suspected insurance fraud, saying a ban on such surveillance would damage their ability to provide cover. Clandestine ...

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Expert warns heatwave health risks are real - Sunshine Coast Daily

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 06:10

Sunshine Coast Daily

Expert warns heatwave health risks are real
Sunshine Coast Daily
HEATWAVE conditions a month before the traditionally hottest time of the year in Australia, pose a significant risk, a leading health researcher has warned. Professor Hilary Bambrick, head of the Health Faculty at Queensland University of Technology ...

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Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 04:54

The Sydney Morning Herald

Incoming Sydney storms could be deadly to asthma sufferers, warns NSW Health
The Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Health has warned asthmatics to take extra care as thunderstorms this afternoon and evening threaten to stir large amounts of pollen in the air, causing potentially life-threatening breathing difficulties. Wind gusts across most of the state are ...

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My Health Record opt-out system back online after crash - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 02:11

The Sydney Morning Herald

My Health Record opt-out system back online after crash
The Sydney Morning Herald
The My Health Record opt-out helpline is up and running again after a system failure this morning, when centre workers said they had been "inundated" by those rushing to opt out before the deadline. "The issue has now been resolved," a spokeswoman for ...
My Health Record phone lines crashWarwick Daily News

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AMA outlines concerns about staff complaints in ACT health review - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 00:57

The Canberra Times

AMA outlines concerns about staff complaints in ACT health review
The Canberra Times
The review into ACT Health's workplace culture will not have the power or resources to investigate complaints, and allegations against individuals would most likely not be acted upon, the Australian Medical Association has told its members. It comes as ...

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Health alert as heatwave set to continue in Queensland - Courier Mail

Health - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 00:10

Courier Mail

Health alert as heatwave set to continue in Queensland
Courier Mail
The mercury in southwest border town St George reached 40.7C at 10.30am. Brisbane was sitting at 31.7 as of 12.40pm, but it was considerably cooler toward the coast, with Coolangatta on 26.5C and Sunshine Coast Airport at 28.1C. At 1pm Amberley ...

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Trachoma on track to be eliminated in Australia within two years, health officials say - ABC News

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:44

ABC News

Trachoma on track to be eliminated in Australia within two years, health officials say
ABC News
Health officials say they are confident trachoma is on track to be eliminated in Australia — the only developed nation where it still exists as a public health problem — within the next two years. A national push to combat trachoma was launched a ...

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Trachoma on track to be eliminated in Australia within two years, health officials say - ABC News

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:44

ABC News

Trachoma on track to be eliminated in Australia within two years, health officials say
ABC News
Health officials say they are confident trachoma is on track to be eliminated in Australia — the only developed nation where it still exists as a public health problem — within the next two years. A national push to combat trachoma was launched a ...

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New funding to increase mental health support for veterans - RACGP

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:35

RACGP

New funding to increase mental health support for veterans
RACGP
'We will commit $100,000 for a veteran mental health outreach pilot project to pull together the available information about a new way to provide specialised home-based healthcare for veterans and their families,' Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said.

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New funding to increase mental health support for veterans - RACGP

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 22:35

RACGP

New funding to increase mental health support for veterans
RACGP
'We will commit $100,000 for a veteran mental health outreach pilot project to pull together the available information about a new way to provide specialised home-based healthcare for veterans and their families,' Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said.

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Almost half health staff witness bullying as union points finger at workloads - Central Western Daily

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:43

Central Western Daily

Almost half health staff witness bullying as union points finger at workloads
Central Western Daily
IN THE DISTRICT: Orange Health Service. A survey commissioned by the NSW government has found that 45 per cent of the Western NSW Local Health District staff witnessed bullying in the workplace. The NSW Public Service Commission's People Matter ...

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17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:18

The Sydney Morning Herald

17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record
The Sydney Morning Herald
About 17 million Australians will be automatically enrolled in the My Health record if they do not opt out by next Thursday, despite lingering significant privacy concerns about the federal government's controversial e-health system. Legislation that ...

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17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 06:18

The Sydney Morning Herald

17 million Australians to be automatically enrolled in My Health record
The Sydney Morning Herald
About 17 million Australians will be automatically enrolled in the My Health record if they do not opt out by next Thursday, despite lingering significant privacy concerns about the federal government's controversial e-health system. Legislation that ...

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