Monthly Archives: August 2013

Recruitment, the final frontier

Over the past few months the ACT Government and our local Medicare Local have made several press releases stating that the GP shortage in Canberra is over. That may be true for the large semi-government and corporate clinics but the … Continue reading

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A new source of information about the PCEHR

Originally posted on Doctor's Bag:
It is not easy to find balanced information about the PCEHR. For that reason I welcome the information prepared by the Australian Privacy Foundation. The APF has been an advocate for privacy protections, representing…

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PSA debate heats up this week!

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If you were confused about PSA testing prior to this month, prepare to be even more confused! The battle lines have been drawn! NHMRC are preparing an evidence based guideline and its open for public…

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The 2013 PCEHR Quiz for clinicians and managers

Originally posted on Doctor's Bag:
Reliable information about the issues surrounding the PCEHR is not easily accessible, unless you read the 93 pages of the PCEHR Act 2012. How good is your knowledge of the national eHealth records system…

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ACT GP Workforce Survey Makes for interesting reading – especially the fact that every GP in Canberra is named in the appendix.

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So the ACT Gov & ACTML thinks the GP shortage is over? Canberra – where political spin is done with a capital “S”. It certainly is true that there are more GPs in Canberra but lets look at who they … Continue reading

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The Geek’s way of watching TV What a brilliant geek solution. Plug a USB digital tv decoder into my home server. Install TV software. Record free to air TV on my PC. Stream across wifi and watch on laptop. Attach … Continue reading

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