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Pathology reports go online

Queensland-based pathology lab InfinityPATH has announced it will upload its pathology reports to the My Health Record system to improve the state's health outcomes. The announcement follows similar agreements made by Primary Health Care, Australian Clinical Labs, Sonic Healthcare and ...

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More health data needed: AHHA

Australia's healthcare system will not improve without access to more data, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association says. The comments came from acting chief executive Dr Linc Thurecht, as he called for another Australian Health Survey. "To this end the ...

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Pharmacists underutilised during pandemics

Pharmacists are a "largely untapped resource" during a flu outbreak and could be better utilised, according to a new paper by the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research. Written by Queensland University of Technology scholar Libby McCourt, the paper – Improving ...

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Funding for mental health studies in nursing

The federal government has committed $128,000 to fund mental health course materials for undergraduate nursing degrees across the country. Minister for rural health, senator Bridget McKenzie, said the funding would be provided to the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses ...

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