Monthly Archives: September 2013

The PCEHR: Moving forward


Originally posted on Doctor's bag:
I can confirm that the Government is not going to build a massive data repository. We don’t believe it would deliver any additional benefits to clinicians or patients – and it creates unnecessary risks…

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“Are you going to be a specialist? Or just a GP?”


Originally posted on Nomadic GP:
“Are you going to be a specialist? Or just a GP?” As a medical student and junior doctor in my hospital training years, I was often asked this question by friends, senior doctors and well meaning…

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Public Hospitals and money


It is a known fact that the public hospital system is straining to cope all over Australia. Amongst doctors it is also a well-known fact that most, if not all, public outpatient departments increase their revenue by blatantly double-dipping. Doctors … Continue reading

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On Bulkbilling and reblogging


Edwin Kruyts wrote this excellent piece on the subject of bulk billing http://doctorsbag.wordpress.com/2013/08/26/bulk-billing-penny-wise-pound-foolish/ I thought I had simply reblogged it using my WordPress App on the Ipad. Inbetween all the pauses and crashes the reblog ended up on my other … Continue reading

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