New MHR medicines list
Engaging pharmacists to enhance medicines safety
Vic public health 'highly vulnerable' to Singapore-like data breach
Four health services audited, all four exploited.
Victoria’s public health system ‘highly vulnerable’ to cyber attacks
Victorian patient health data 'highly vulnerable' to attack, Auditor-General's hack finds
- Staff at three major Melbourne hospitals have low awareness of data security, an investigation found
- The Auditor-General found Victoria was highly vulnerable to a hack attack, leaving patient data at risk
- Another report tabled this week pointed to a "weak security culture" posing a significant risk to security in government buildings
Auditor-General hacked into hospitals to expose online security flaws
By Adam Carey
Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks
Weak passwords putting patient records at risk: audit
DHS claims urgent child support IT problems fixed
But wider overhaul remains postponed.
How a GP caught in the Fluvax scare developed a national vaccine safety program
Local data key to boosting vaccine safety message
Ministry to pilot MyMeds app
NT government launches open data portal
Despite high consumer demand, digital care efforts are lagging
New guidelines for telehealth consultations
The guide is designed to support general practices in making use of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)-supported telehealth video consultations, and provide safe facilitation and coordination of these consultations. It outlines the clinical, administrative and technical considerations when introducing this mode of healthcare delivery, and focuses on telehealth video consultations covered under the MBS.
There are currently 23 MBS items available for practitioners – including GPs, nurse practitioners and Aboriginal health workers – who provide patient-end clinical support during video consultations with a specialist, consultant physician or consultant psychiatrist.
IPO hopeful Qpro eyes off health tech Pacific Knowledge Systems
Paul Fletcher named new comms, cyber safety minister
Replacing Mitch Fifield.
Govt to set up new 'Services Australia' agency
Sets IT integration and better front-facing delivery as key goals.
Services Australia assumes govt-wide IT function, replaces DHS
Rebadged department gets expanded remit.
Services Australia takes charge of government ICT
Massive data breach hits Canva
- 7:55PM May 26, 2019
Australian ‘unicorn’ Canva hacked
Canva criticised after data breach exposed 139m user details
LandMark White says new SCRIBD leak is sabotage
But not related to previous data breach.
'Submarines' small enough to deliver medicine inside human body
PainChek® achieves International Markets Milestone
PainChek® Signs UK Market Distribution Agreement with
Person Centred Software
Sydney Uni forms brain and AI alliance with Shanghai's Fudan
For artificial and biological intelligence.
Samsung watch Keeping tabs on your health
- 8:24AM May 23, 2019