Archive for July, 2013

eHealth Practice Incentive Payment (ePIP)

30 Jul 2013

For those practices which claim the eHealth Practice Incentive Payment (ePIP), just a friendly reminder: Practices will be considered to comply with Requirement 2 of the PIP eHealth Incentive if, by 1 August 2013, they have booked, arranged or registered for a compliant secure messaging product to be commissioned. This commissioning must then be completed by 31 October 2013 at the latest.

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Headspace

30 Jul 2013

Headspace is a well regarded institution and its facilities have a positive reputation for their capacity to help young people with mental health issues and broader health concerns. For the past 4 years Summit Health has been the lead agency for all the Hills youth mental health providers in lobbying for a site to be located in this region to address the lack of equity in accessing services compared with metropolitan Adelaide. We lack services for youth in the Hills.

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GPs Accessing their patients’ eHealth record (PCEHR)

15 Jul 2013

GPs around the Hills are successfully uploading Health Summaries into their patients’ eHealth record (PCEHR) and discovering just how simple the process is. It’s one thing to watch someone demonstrating how simple it is.  It is another thing to genuinely discover for yourself how simple it really is. Greg Holden is available to assist any […]

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NAIDOC Week 7-14 July 2013

09 Jul 2013

As NAIDOC Week events are held around Australia celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) encourages all general practices to improve the rates of identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients by asking the question: ‘Are you of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin?’.

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