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Doctor says he’s not ‘opting out’ of My Health Record scheme

BATHURST GP Dr Ross Wilson may have serious security concerns about the Federal Government’s My Health Record, but he’s not opting out himself. My Health Record is an online summary of key health information such as allergies, medicines you are taking, medical conditions you have been diagnosed with, and pathology test results like blood tests. The national database is… Read More »

AI, cross-industry collaboration will continue to reshape healthcare in 2019, Optum says

At HIMSS19, cross-industry collaboration and adoption of emerging technologies are two health IT trends that will be the focus of Optum, a health IT vendor whose products include analytics, population health and pharmacy care. Health systems and physician practices have a long history of information-sharing to support population health goals and improve the patient experience,… Read More »

Can Flossing Your Teeth Kill You? Dental Floss Could Contain Toxic Chemicals, Says Study

Dental floss could contain toxic chemicals (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Using Oral-B Glide dental floss could contribute to elevated levels of toxic chemicals that can lead to health problems, especially in women, including kidney and testicular cancer, high cholesterol, low birth weight, among others, says a study led by US-based Silent Spring Institute. In the study,… Read More »