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Telehealth – a rocket ship without seat belts?

The safeguards that would ideally be put in place before launching medicine into cyberspace have largely been ignored during the COVID emergency. Do we need to be worried?

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NPS MedicineWise ramps up virtual visits

Before the COVID-19 crisis hit, NPS MedicineWise had the option for GPs to meet with educators online instead of face-to-face, but, over the past few months, the number of virtual visits has increased by around 1000.  

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Genie and HotDoc go live with specialist booking platform

Specialists will now have access to the same system that some GPs use to manage patient bookings online, as HotDoc and Genie launch their new system for specialists.

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Biggest GP conference goes hybrid virtual

COVID-19 has put a spanner in the works for medical conference organisers, but the RACGP is not letting the virus put a stop to its major education and networking event.

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Police secretly accessing MBS and PBS data

The Department of Human Services has decided to release the guidelines governing the disclosure of private health data to the police, one year after rejecting a Freedom of Information request by our sister publication, The Medical Republic.

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Health is the “worst case” scenario for text mining

The language used in electronic medical records is deeply confusing to a computer

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AI picks up the first rumblings of thunderstorm asthma

Researchers at CSIRO’s Data61 are looking at how how social media might form part of an early-warning system for such rapidly developing asthma outbreaks as thunderstorm asthma

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