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Misleading VPR reforms will restrict equitable access to health care

Coviu Apr 5, 2022 8:00:00 AM
Misleading VPR reforms will restrict equitable access to health care
From July this year, Australia’s MBS telehealth system is going to change once again, and this comes after two years of constantly evolving rules and regulations regarding the delivery of healthcare services in this country. In a few short months, the controversial new voluntary patient registration (VPR) laws will come into effect. Dr Margaret Faux, CEO of Synapse Medical and Dr Silvia Pfeiffer discuss - Hospital and Healthcare Reports.

Coviu two Years on Since COVID-19 Changed the World Forever

Silvia Pfeiffer Mar 22, 2022 11:15:00 AM
Coviu two Years on Since COVID-19 Changed the World Forever
March 2022 marked two years since the pandemic began and changed life as we knew it, forever. As I write this today, we are entering the second wave of omicron variant infections, and the fear of overcrowded hospitals and pressure on the healthcare system is still very much impacting how we manage the virus. While there are still more questions than answers when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, the lockdowns have been a silver lining for the development of digital health in Australia and beyond.   The progress that we have seen in the past two years in digital health is immense and we are seeing an acceleration of the momentum that will lead to a much more efficient, streamlined and accessible healthcare system that Australia and the world need. But let me start from the beginning and share Coviu’s story and the important role it has played in Australia's battle with COVID-19.

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