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Trust, data and the demonising of a health tech company

HealthEngine has made bad mistakes and mishandled its response to its patient data handling crisis, but the timing of the ACCC action against the company and the tone of its attack feel very convenient

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Wild Health + Healthcare Cloud Bootcamp Melbourne Dec 4

Wild Health Summit No 5 will be in Melbourne on December 4 and feature a co streaming healthcare cloud bootcamp for all the latest on cloud in Australia for CIOs, CTOs and other relevant CXOs

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Rushed PIP QI scheme could create data and governance mayhem

Although well intentioned, the new PIP QI regime exposes a federal government that is underestimating the massive damage that could be done to the well being of their frontline healthcare troops in general practice and to trust in the system by a hastily cobbled together idea to move faster towards outcomes based care

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How much private pathology is making it into the MHR?

Pathology giants, Sullivan Nicolaides (SNP), are now routinely uploading diagnostic test reports to patients’ My Health Record (MHR). The size and scale of the SNP set up marks an important new, and long promised, information source for the centralised patient record.

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Who doesn’t want to get paid quicker?

In part 3 of neat start ups set to go places we look at one of the leading plays attempting to digitise all real time payments within the health ecosystem

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Wild Health Debate on Video: the need for a formalised standards and governance regime

If you’re interested in the gory detail here is the near full video of the ehealth data sharing standards and governance debate from last month’s Wild Health Summit in Sydney.

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Shazam for Moles

In part 2 of our ‘neat start ups’ series, we look at DermEngine, a simple application of AI and cloud based technology that might transform how we assess and treat skin cancer

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eHealth standards and governance might not be the issue people think

Angst over the need for Australia to develop and introduce suitable governance and standards for the delivery of ehealth products and data sharing might be misplaced. The market, led by powerful government procurement and commissioning trends, might be informally getting the job done anyway.

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Time may be nigh for some medical software vendors

Migration from not so interoperable and older closed architectures to ones which are more flexible, open, web based and interoperable, may no longer be a matter of waiting things out to see how the market pans out. If some vendors don’t start evolving their products in earnest now, they may not make it to the other side.

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Is this man just a little bit crazy?

If Matiu Bush’s One Good Street initiative could scale, and it looks like it could, it’s simple but brilliant logic, could end up having an ROI for our health system that would leave your average digital health investment in an EMR, PAS, or a publically funded universal health record, in its dust. But can a socially responsible community first led initiative survive and scale in our healthcare system?

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