Archived News for Health Sector Professionals - July, 2015
Software company Global Health Limited (GHL) is suing the South Australian Government for continuing to use the CHIRON patient management program without a valid licence.
The Chiropractors Association of Australia has been rocked by the resignation of one of its top people, after claims of unauthorised hospital visits to treat a baby.
Media reports suggest that the personal medical records of asylum seekers have been handed over to Australia’s immigration department for “political purposes”.
News South Wales Premier Mike Baird has made his pitch in the much-awaited yet much-avoided GST conversation, arguing the rate should be increased to 15 per cent to pay for better healthcare.
Researchers in the US have identified new drug compounds that could successfully treat depression in less than 24 hours, while minimising side effects.
A Tasmanian study has revealed that doctors and nurses who regularly share mobile phones in hospital wards could be putting their patients at risk, by spreading disease and infections.
Victoria has opened its first antibiotic allergy testing centre, which is set to provide patients at high risk of infection access to more potent and effective drugs.