Penny Durham, Author at Wild Health Summits : Connectivity Wild Health Summits : Connectivity

Tech and COVID-19 might cause massive structural change in primary care

Technology changes thrust upon the primary care sector, especially telehealth, may result in seismic structural changes to the sector by the time the crisis is over

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Amazon vs the pharmacists: Part 2

Guess which company tops Slate.com’s annual list of the 30 most evil technology led corporations? The same one that pharmacists are now very worried about in Australia.

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PHN data arrangements a bit of a mess

GP bodies remain uneasy with data-sharing arrangements under the Practice Incentive Payment – Quality Improvement, despite having won a reprieve of sorts without sacrificing the payments promised.

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So just who does have access to your MHR?

Dig deep into just who might have access to your My Health Record and you find it gets a little grey at some point. Will the public be understanding of the practicalities of having certain employees of healthcare professionals access their data?

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Patient centric still largely a ‘shitful’ patient experience

Patient centric is a fatigued term and we need to get more realistic about what we could and should do in the context of a very complex and risky system

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Health debate reduced to party lines and potshots

If you expected something more from a political debate on health policy than volleys of talking points and dollar figures, interspersed by a little light sledging, then you must be new here.

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The thin EMR line: profit and patient and doctor well being

When do we cross the line where EMRs have an ROI for patient and doctor well being, as well as that of the bottom line of providers

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