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?

Your GP and Dr Google: a good team

A list of trustworthy websites containing useful general information about common health problems

A painful topic: what doctors need to know (according to patients)

Doctors beware: don’t expect flattery…

The video that made doctors cry

The ‘good GP’ awareness campaign video has touched the hearts of many doctors.

Why doctors should work closer with patient organisations

We must harness the potential power of the patient–doctor alliance to protect what’s good in health care.

5 questions to ask your doctor (before you get any test or treatment)

I’d encourage everyone to ask these questions.

Can pharmacists and doctors work together? YES WE CAN!

The pharmacist in general practice: pros and cons of a new model.

Unfreeze the freeze: A storm is coming

Dark clouds are gathering as the frustration about the patient Medicare rebate freeze rises.

Don’t go to your doctor – Minister Ley wants you to see the pharmacist instead

The world upside down? Visits to the doctor will become more expensive, whereas pharmacies will deal with health problems.

Why the ‘You’ve been targeted’ campaign against the co-payment was so successful

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.

The e-health challenge: An interview with NEHTA Chair Dr Steve Hambleton

I had the privilege to speak with the Chairman of the NEHTA Board about the e-health challenge.

Melbourne 16 May 2015: Unique healthcare social media event

I’m very pleased and honoured to give away some of my best blogging tips and secrets at the Medicine Social Event.

Rebooting the PCEHR: Opt-out and a new name are not enough

Although I like the word ‘rebooted’, many questions remain.

Aboriginal over-incarceration: After more than 200 years, let’s try our approach

I spoke to Summer May Finlay, a Yorta Yorta woman, about addressing Aboriginal over-imprisonment.


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