Dr John Harrison AM Funeral Arrangements

2019-11-06T23:49:27+11:00November 6th, 2019|News|

Past Chairman of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons Past President of the Australian Orthopaedic Association Past Chairman of the Australian Doctors' Federation Olympic Water Polo representative, Olympic Water Polo Team Doctor & Team Manager   Funeral Arrangements: Tuesday 12th November 2019 2pm Macquarie Park Crematorium, Cnr Delhi Rd &, [...]

Medical Panels Seeking Experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons

2019-09-26T14:20:44+10:00September 26th, 2019|News|

Medical Panels is seeking experienced orthopaedic surgeons who are interested in becoming a Panel member. Under statutory appointment arrangements, medical practitioners are nominated to form an independent tribunal (a Medical Panel). Panelists work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams to respond to medical questions in Victorian worker’s compensation and personal injury cases. [...]

Congratulations to Prof Charles New OAM

2019-06-28T11:50:29+10:00June 28th, 2019|News|

Dear ASOS members, ASOS congratulates our member, colleague and friend Prof Charles New who has been promoted to Major General and appointed Surgeon General ADFR. Dr New has an extensive service background as a military surgeon. He has served as Treasurer on the federal AOA Board and is past Chairman [...]

Differential Health Insurance Rebate System Must Be Abolished

2019-03-19T12:13:40+11:00March 15th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

The Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS) has called on the Federal Government to abolish the practice whereby health funds are permitted to pay lower rebates to patients (who are health fund members) who choose doctors who are not part of a health fund preferred provider scheme. The practice known [...]

Apple Announces Patient Health Record System

2018-06-08T16:33:16+10:00June 8th, 2018|News|

Dear members, ASOS has been monitoring all aspects of the health data industry. Apple has announced a major development that will allow all patients to control their individual health records from their iPhone. A complete model of how this will work is in the link, https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2018/06/apple-opens-health-records-api-to-developers/ How this development impacts [...]

Spinal Surgery – Government Response to MBS Review Feedback

2018-05-28T15:28:15+10:00May 28th, 2018|News|

The department is looking forward to receiving your feedback with regard to clarifying appropriate use of MBS items for spinal fusion.  The email below invites feedback by 25 May. This email confirms an extension until Sunday 3 June, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Warner, Director, Medical [...]

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