Rural Health

The dangers of accessing health records without consent

Electronic medical records are now the norm in most hospitals and medical practices. There are undoubtedly many benefits, enabling health practitioners to work more efficiently and provide care to patients with less delay.

#304 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for our members, including: reducing the TAC administrative burden on GPs, and meeting with the Rural Doctors Association of Victoria.

Rural health

Solving the regional and rural workforce problem requires different policies for different career stages.

Government delivers good budget for rural health

“The 2016-17 Victorian Budget is a good budget for rural health. The Government has announced $200m for a Regional Health Infrastructure Fund, which will lead to vast improvements to the state’s regional and rural health services” AMA Victoria President, Dr Tony Bartone, said this afternoon.