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Review Of The Ongoing Post - Budget Controversy 27th November 2014. No Sign Of Stopping!

Budget Night was on Tuesday 13th May, 2014 and the fuss has still not settled by a long shot.It is amazing how the discussion on the GP Co-Payment just runs and runs. Some more this week.Here are some of the more interesting articles I have spotted this 26th week since it was released. Show More Summary

It Seems There Is Opportunity For Remote Telehealth To Make A Bigger Positive Difference.

This appeared last week:Doctors call on government to expand Medicare for TelehealthDelegates gather for annual telehealth conferenceBrian Karlovsky (ARN) on 17 November, 2014 09:48The Australasian Telehealth Society has called on the...Show More Summary

A Message of Thanks for 2014

Another year has blown by us and winter is knocking at our door as we (at least in the US) prepare to give Thanks. Now, before each of you embarks on the annual adventure to gastronomical gorging with family, friends, and … Read mor...

ABC TV Is Reporting The Medicare Co-Payment Has Been Abandoned.

Barnacle falls off! David This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.

Now This Is A Very Interesting Advertisement For Clinical Usability Staff From NEHTA.

This appeared a few days ago.Senior Clinical Usability Analyst Fixed term contract position Manage all clinical functionality and usability activities The National E-Health Transition Authority Limited (NEHTA) was established by theShow More Summary

Health Wonk Review talks turkey

I’ve been a bit remiss the last few days, in that the latest Health Wonk Review came out Thursday, and I’m  just getting around to sharing it now.( Blog carnivals work best when contributors link back to the compilation.) But, better...Show More Summary

CMS extends 2014 MU hospital attestation until end of year

Just days before the clock was to run out on hospitals, including Critical Access Hospitals, hoping to attest to Meaningful Use of EHRs for 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has pushed back the attestation deadline by a month, until Dec. Show More Summary

Telstra Buys Into The Aged Care Health IT Space Takes Out A Key Player. Times They Are Changing.

This appeared this week:Aged care providers want scale in vendors tooBy Natasha Egan on November 21, 2014 in Industry, Technology Just as Australian aged care providers are undertaking mergers and acquisitions to achieve economies of...Show More Summary

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 24th November, 2014.

Here are a few I have come across the last week or so.Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require...Show More Summary

NEHTA Is Wanting To Sign Up Private Hospitals To Use The PCEHR. You Have To Wonder How and If This Will Work.

This appeared from NEHTA on Friday November 21, 1014.Invitation to ApplyPrivate Hospital PCEHR Rapid Integration ProgrammeApplications are invited from private hospital organisations seeking a funding contribution to support their deployment...Show More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 245 – Results – 23th November, 2014.

Here are the results of the poll.Do You Believe There Is Enough Evidence Of Benefit To Support Continuing Investment By Government In The PCEHR?For Sure 4% (6) Probably 6% (10) Neutral 9% (15) Probably Not 38% (60) Definitely Not 42%...Show More Summary

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links - 22nd November, 2014.

Here are a few I have come across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration...Show More Summary

I’ve seen the future and it’s almost here

There are some amazing privileges associated with working for a global technology company like Microsoft. Every day I reflect on how lucky I am. I’m fortunate to be surrounded by so many smart, really dedicated people. I’m thankful for the opportunity...(read more)

#WWBR Week of November 17, 2014

This week in #WWBR:.@Fitbit marketing, need for better mgmt in ONC, How to ACO,.@Samsung's ambitions, and more. Read more ›

If Wearables For Health Tracking Are Going To Take Off This Might Be A Good One.

This appeared a little while ago.Microsoft Band review: Unlike any other wearable and uniquely yoursSummary: The Microsoft Band is a data collection machine and with the ability to select your tile interface, it can do as much or asShow More Summary

This Issue Is Really Yet To Be Solved And One Senses It Is Being Ignored!

This appeared a few days ago.How low health literacy, technology leave elderly behindNovember 13, 2014 | By Katie DvorakThe Internet is quickly becoming the go-to place for health information, but those who are not well-versed in understanding...Show More Summary

Unity Farm Journal - Third Week of November 2014

The polar vortex has arrived at Unity Farm and it’s 20F. All standing water has frozen and all outdoor plants have gone dormant. The ducks are confused by their frozen pond but the Great Pyrenees and Alpacas are loving the cooler temperatures which approximate their native mountain environments. Show More Summary

Review Of The Ongoing Post - Budget Controversy 20th November 2014. No Sign Of Stopping!

Budget Night was on Tuesday 13th May, 2014 and the fuss has still not settled by a long shot.It is amazing how the discussion on the GP Co-Payment just runs and runs. Some more this week.Here are some of the more interesting articles I have spotted this 25th week since it was released. Show More Summary

The most news I’ve ever gotten out of Meditech

If you think Epic Systems, which doesn’t issue press releases and infrequently shares much with the press, is tough for the media, you should try Meditech. I’ve never gotten a response from anyone there and never written any actual news about the company. Show More Summary

Glaser to focus on interoperability as Cerner SVP

A big question surrounding Cerner’s $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services has been answered: John Glaser, head of the health IT division of Siemens AG, will join Cerner as a senior vice president, concentrating on  “driving...Show More Summary

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