The doctors betraying their oath to do no harm

2021-10-26T11:28:22+11:00September 30th, 2021|Member Updates, Papers & Presentations|

Medical procedures that don’t help the patient, overdiagnosis, the ‘medicalisation of normal’… two doctors lift the lid. By RACHELLE BUCHBINDER AND IAN HARRISFrom The Weekend Australian MagazineSeptember 25, 2021 Why some medical procedures do more harm than good (theaustralian.com.au) While many medical students take the Hippocratic Oath or a similar pledge before [...]

She Won’t Be Right Mate

2020-10-07T16:27:46+11:00October 2nd, 2020|Members Only, Papers & Presentations|

Dear ASOS member As you are aware, there are many changes occurring in the private healthcare sector.  I have tried to summarise the complex trends that are occurring and provide my own views on what I believe they mean. In many ways, the same themes have occurred constantly over the [...]

Conference Paper – Items Numbers

2019-04-04T13:47:32+11:00April 2nd, 2019|Members Only, Papers & Presentations|

The 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the AOA the theme of the meeting was 'Registries, Regulators and Regulations'.  In that gathering I presented a paper on item number which gave a historical view and the issues we faced then.  On reflection it appear that we still face much the same [...]

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