News & Updates2022-05-13T21:01:15+10:00

New screening tools to measure healthcare outcomes

November 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

Originally published SIRA website SIRA has published a range of standardised outcome measures for healthcare providers to screen an injured person’s health status in the motor accidents and workers compensation schemes. Standardised outcome measures in healthcare can inform the overall [...]

Agreement Reached On Funding Reforms For Medical Devices

March 18th, 2022|Tags: |

The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) has signed a joint four-year agreement with the Commonwealth Government laying the foundation for the future of the Prostheses List. The four-year agreement, signed between Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, [...]

Orthopaedic Patients in NSW In Needless Wait For Surgery

October 18th, 2021|Tags: , |

SURGEONS HAVE A PLAN FOR A SAFE RETURN TO NORMAL ELECTIVE SURGERY A faster and safe return to joint replacement surgery in private hospitals is possible, if a plan developed by senior members of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons [...]

APF: Too late? The new normal, State government slurps up all patient information

October 18th, 2021|Tags: , , |

The Victorian government acts in haste to pass health database law, the community will repent at leisure. The Bill links all patient medical and health information through a single portal, to be shared between authorised end-users, decided and controlled by the Secretary of the Department of Health.

The doctors betraying their oath to do no harm

September 30th, 2021|Tags: , |

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 ( While many medical [...]

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