E-health warning: cliff edge ahead

The National eHealth strategy is getting closer and closer to that big, overhanging cliff.

Why everybody has an opinion about their GP

If you want to find out what really happens in my office, have a look at this 60-second video.

The family doctor – old-fashioned or the key to a healthy future? (Part 2)

In part 2: Why receiving care from one GP is beneficial for patients and communities.

The family doctor – old-fashioned or the key to a healthy future? (Part 1)

Is the family doctor who provides continuity of care a dying breed?

Are you a leader, a follower, or both?

If an organisation does not succeed, often its leaders are criticised or changed. But there are alternatives.

What exactly do you mean when you talk about integrated health services?

Integration has been described as the holy grail of healthcare; but what is it and how do we achieve it?

The baby, the bathwater and a better health system

The Australian fee-for-system hasn’t done a bad job.

Brand new eHealth strategy doomed to fail

Alas, another missed opportunity to increase the uptake of eHealth by doctors.

Online therapy? Not so crazy after all

Internet therapy for many mental health problems actually works.

Do we trust our doctors? Why UK-style revalidation in Australia would be a big mistake

Revalidation will be easier and cheaper if we use existing quality assurance systems.

Our story, our vision – the future of general practice

The vision for a sustainable healthcare system and general practice as released at GP15 in Melbourne.

An easy introduction to Twitter

A guide for new Twitter users.

Competency checks on doctors could become a costly mistake

A new revalidation system without supportive evidence may become the next expensive failure in Australian healthcare.

The joys of pay for performance

Performance based payment of doctors is not without risks…

5 reasons why the Medicare rebate freeze is bad policy

As we speak, around Australia GP practices are increasing their fees…

What health consumers want: interview with Leanne Wells

Health consumerism around the world is changing, says the new CEO of the Consumers Health Forum.

Top Australian GP Bloggers 2015

The 2015 list of amazing Australian GP Bloggers.

The Danish health IT solution: small-scale brilliance

GP Daniel Byrne explains why Denmark is one of the world leaders in the use e-health.

Is this the e-health breakthrough we’ve been waiting for?

The Australian Government is considering major legislative changes to the PCEHR.

Warning: digital challenges ahead

Is Australia ready for the new digital technologies in healthcare?


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