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Inside track: Healthcare

23 July 2019

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Inside track: Healthcare

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My Health Record can help Australians better manage their diabetes
My Health Record improves communication between providers by ensuring they can all see the same information, including medicines, shared health summaries, specialist reports, allergies and test results. Diabetes Australia CEO Professor Greg Johnson said My Health Record is particularly important for the management of complex health conditions, such as diabetes (17 July 2019).  More...

Health complaints attract Ombudsman
The Commonwealth Ombudsman has responded to recent media reports relating to private health insurers and pre-existing conditions, setting out the rules and regulations in place to protect consumers (15 July 2019).  More...

Medicare fraud detection program pays dividends
A new sophisticated Medicare fraud detection program incorporating advanced fraud risk and data analytics capabilities is already yielding strong results (13 July 2019).  More...

Coffee doesn't increase cancer risk, researchers find
Drinking coffee does not change a person's risk of being diagnosed with or dying from cancer, a new Queensland study has found, with researchers saying the results could have public health implications worldwide (18 July 2019).  More...

The history and purposes of private health insurance
Australia‚Äôs private health insurance industry fears it is in a death spiral, and politicians need to rethink whether or to what extent taxpayers should continue to subsidise the industry. This paper finds that Australians are increasingly dissatisfied with private health insurance, and policy reform is urgent (16 July 2019).  More...

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