Better data will serve as the foundation in modernising the Medicaid program

2 October 2018 - Between 2013 and 2016, Federal spending on Medicaid grew by over $100 billion. The program is ...

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Quality assurance of registries for health technology assessment

25 September 2018 - The aim of this study was to identify guidelines and assessment tools used by health technology agencies ...

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Using evidence from randomised controlled trials in economic models: what information is relevant and is there a minimum amount of sample data required to make decisions?

21 September 2018 - Evidence from randomised controlled trials is used to support regulatory approval and reimbursement decisions.  ...

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My Health Record: big pharma can apply to access data

18 September 2018 - ‘Each application would be assessed on its own merits,’ senators told. ...

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EMA Priority Medicines scheme (PRIME): will more paying-for-performance agreements be needed due to immature data?

14 September 2018 - The EU’s centralized procedure for the authorization of a new drug is performed by the EMA.  ...

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Data enclaves for sharing information derived from clinical and administrative data

28 August 2018 - The promise that big data will transform health care has yet to be fulfilled.  ...

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'There will be a breach': Labor vows to fix My Health Record

14 August 2018 - The federal opposition has pledged to fight for wider changes to the government's electronic health records ...

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Tech giants pledge to ease patient, provider access to health data

13 August 2018 - Promise seen as opportunity to bring on data-driven revolution in health care. ...

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IBM bet billions that Watson could improve cancer treatment. It hasn’t worked.

11 August 2018 - Big Blue’s Watson artificial intelligence product sometimes didn’t say more than doctors already knew. ...

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My Health Record opt-out period extended

10 August 2018 - Health Minister Greg Hunt has formally extended the opt-out period for My Health Record, as a ...

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Unions urge members to opt out of MyHealth Record

10 August 2018 - Uncertainty over the potential for employers to gain access to the private health data of workers ...

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My Health Record can store genomic data but critics say it's not ready

6 August 2018 - The federal government's My Health Record system is capable of storing genomic information, such as a ...

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My Health Record changes positive step for consumers

1 August 2018 - The Consumers Health Forum welcomes the Government’s announcement that it will amend the My Health Record ...

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Health Minister backs down on My Health Record

31 July 2018 - Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has bowed to pressure and agreed to tear up the controversial ...

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Australians are 'rightly' concerned about trusting My Health Record, says Privacy Commissioner

31 July 2018 - Australians are “rightly” concerned about the Turnbull government’s controversial My Health Record scheme and the security and ...

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