Author Archives: Edwin Kruys

5 ingredients for effective collaboration

Collaboration is often talked about but not always easy to achieve.

It’s not just the My Health Record we should be concerned about

The Department of Health is on a data extraction mission.

It is time to leave the Machiavellian era of Australian healthcare behind

Who’s going to take the first step?

6 new social media road rules

Reflections on the changing nature of the social media highway.

Allegations not proven – but still published?

We need to have another long hard look at this.

How to upgrade your organisation’s tribal culture

Medicine needs more people who build bridges.

This is how your data in the My Health Record will be used

The framework for secondary use of MyHR data has been released and it is controversial.

Is community pharmacy on a road to nowhere?

Lobbying and political donations are still the norm.

You can’t have your cake and eat it too

An example of the Government wanting more for less?

It has begun: Australians will soon have a digital health record

A summary of what will happen during the opt-out period.

Is value based healthcare devaluing care?

Value is more than outcomes, says Professor Jan Kremer.

Can we deliver high value care with one eye on the clock and the other on the screen?

Our patients deserve our time.

Thank God, Australia is now licensed to ‘moisten intestines’ and ‘replenish the gates of vitality’

The TGA’s new list of permitted indications is not based on scientific evidence.

Is the medical software industry holding us back?

What’s on your wish list?

Tribes, tribulation and the elephant in the room

Time to move to the next level.

New skills, fewer scripts and less screen time: 3 resolutions for the new year

What would Richard Branson do?

Less is more

Speech given at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) 

Where did our health data go?

A question nobody should have to ask.

Spin and misrepresentation: the toxic mix of academia and media

A worrisome trend in the reporting of academic research.

About addictive painkillers and dirty backdoor deals

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is increasingly becoming a disruptive factor in healthcare.