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Private health insurers already using Labor policy as a threat in negotiations - The Australian Financial Review

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:02

The Australian Financial Review

Private health insurers already using Labor policy as a threat in negotiations
The Australian Financial Review
Health insurers are already using the threat of Labor's cap on annual premium rises to apply pressure in contract negotiations with private hospital groups, underlining the risk that patients will be hit with higher out-of-pocket fees as both sides try ...

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Private health insurers already using Labor policy as a threat in negotiations - The Australian Financial Review

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 13:02

The Australian Financial Review

Private health insurers already using Labor policy as a threat in negotiations
The Australian Financial Review
Health insurers are already using the threat of Labor's cap on annual premium rises to apply pressure in contract negotiations with private hospital groups, underlining the risk that patients will be hit with higher out-of-pocket fees as both sides try ...

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Melton Health clinic's alleged failings blamed for loss of Mum's first baby as Djerriwarrh scandal widens - Herald Sun

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:00

Herald Sun

Melton Health clinic's alleged failings blamed for loss of Mum's first baby as Djerriwarrh scandal widens
Herald Sun
Even when the 23-year-old's GP referred her to Djerriwarrh Health's Melton Health clinic for ongoing antenatal care following an abnormal ultrasound she thought there was nothing to worry about — she was in safe hands. But instead of caring for Ms ...

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More compassion and empathy will improve our health system - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:07

The Sydney Morning Herald

More compassion and empathy will improve our health system
The Sydney Morning Herald
Some years ago, NSW Health launched a campaign, supported by a six-minute video, called Small Acts of Kindness. The video sought to remind healthcare professionals of the things that matter most to patients and their carers. Vignettes depicted the ...

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More compassion and empathy will improve our health system - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:07

The Sydney Morning Herald

More compassion and empathy will improve our health system
The Sydney Morning Herald
Some years ago, NSW Health launched a campaign, supported by a six-minute video, called Small Acts of Kindness. The video sought to remind healthcare professionals of the things that matter most to patients and their carers. Vignettes depicted the ...

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Mental health stigma is holding back progress - The West Australian

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 04:38

The West Australian

Mental health stigma is holding back progress
The West Australian
Mental Health Australia's freshly minted report Investing to Save contains some important messages for all Australians when it comes to the mental health and wellbeing of those in the workplace and the broader community. In acknowledging that one in ...
Europe's mental health institutions uniformly substandard, says WHOThe Guardian
European mental health institutions fall 'far below the standard ...CNN
Mental health services: How to get treatment if you can't afford itNBCNews.com

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When a new pension will lose you your Commonwealth Seniors Health Card - The Australian Financial Review

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:41

The Australian Financial Review

When a new pension will lose you your Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
The Australian Financial Review
For many retirees the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) with its access to discounted prescriptions via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is a valuable entitlement, writes John Wasiliev who finds answers for your superannuation questions.

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New reef report shows steep decline in coral health - SBS

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 20:33

SBS

New reef report shows steep decline in coral health
SBS
The latest report into the health of the Great Barrier Reef has found a steep decline in coral health, separate from recent bleaching events. The Australian Institute of Marine Science released its annual report this week showing median coral cover in ...

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The Advertiser editorial, June 6,2018: Good mental health vital for economy - The Advertiser

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 20:33

The Advertiser

The Advertiser editorial, June 6,2018: Good mental health vital for economy
The Advertiser
As rightly pointed out by SA's Commissioner for Public Sector Employment Erma Ranieri it is widely recognised that common mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression can make individuals withdraw and less likely to ask for help. Mental ...

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Hold-out states threaten $130bn national health deal - The Australian

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:17

The Australian

Hold-out states threaten $130bn national health deal
The Australian
The Turnbull government's $133 billion National Health Agreement faces a serious challenge as Victoria and Queensland health ministers refuse to sign up to the deal and other states complain of discrepancies in back payments that have left them out of ...

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Hold-out states threaten $130bn national health deal - The Australian

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:17

The Australian

Hold-out states threaten $130bn national health deal
The Australian
The Turnbull government's $133 billion National Health Agreement faces a serious challenge as Victoria and Queensland health ministers refuse to sign up to the deal and other states complain of discrepancies in back payments that have left them out of ...

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Hold-out states threaten $130bn national health deal - The Australian

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:17

The Australian

Hold-out states threaten $130bn national health deal
The Australian
The Turnbull government's $133 billion National Health Agreement faces a serious challenge as Victoria and Queensland health ministers refuse to sign up to the deal and other states complain of discrepancies in back payments that have left them out of ...

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US conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics due to ill health - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 14:14

The Sydney Morning Herald

US conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics due to ill health
The Sydney Morning Herald
The 78-year-old New York resident is suffering from deteriorating health, according to a letter that older brother Charles Koch sent to company officials Tuesday morning. Charles Koch wrote that he is "deeply saddened" by his brother's retirement ...
David Koch to retire from Koch Industries due to poor health, amid tariff feud with Donald TrumpABC News
David Koch to retire due to poor healthNEWS.com.au
David Koch to retire from Koch Industries due to poor health: memoReuters
Washington Post -CNBC
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Sexbots are getting smarter but claims they provide health benefits are spurious - The Australian Financial Review

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 13:02

The Australian Financial Review

Sexbots are getting smarter but claims they provide health benefits are spurious
The Australian Financial Review
Manufacturers of sexbots – lifelike robots specifically created for sexual gratification – have taken to marketing their products using health messages. They claim these robots can help to treat numerous social and sexual problems and even suggest ...
There's no evidence that sex robots provide health benefitsThe Verge
Sex robots with health benefits are a giant tease, experts warn | Ars ...Ars Technica
The sex industry is misusing science to give sexbots a health haloQuartz
CBS News -USA TODAY -Washington Post
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Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre ward to reopen as SA Health prepares for busy winter - ABC News

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:42

ABC News

Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre ward to reopen as SA Health prepares for busy winter
ABC News
SA Health will reopen a 25-bed ward at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre next month in a bid to ease overcrowding in the state's hospitals over the peak winter season. The ward will cater to patients who are out of emergency but still require ...

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Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre ward to reopen as SA Health ... - ABC News

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:42

ABC News

Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre ward to reopen as SA Health ...
ABC News
SA Health will reopen a 25-bed ward at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre next month in a bid to ease overcrowding in the state's hospitals over the peak ...

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South Australia's public sector moves on a mental health first - The Advertiser

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:35

The Advertiser

South Australia's public sector moves on a mental health first
The Advertiser
Mental Health Commissioner Chris Burns, who made the issue one of his first orders of business when he was employed last year, applauded the move. Figures show that of all disease-related compensation claims, 77 per cent were for mental health issues, ...

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Alibaba Incubates a Health Risk for Investors - Bloomberg

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 03:31

Bloomberg

Alibaba Incubates a Health Risk for Investors
Bloomberg
Largely ignored by analysts, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s health unit suddenly woke from a long hibernation last month, soaring 58 percent in two weeks to reach a market value of $8.7 billion. Most of the rally came before Alibaba Health Information ...

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Surgeons' fees one reason why consumers are fleeing private health: Credit Suisse - The Australian

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 03:01

The Australian

Surgeons' fees one reason why consumers are fleeing private health: Credit Suisse
The Australian
In a wide ranging report, investment bank Credit Suisse says that on average, private elective surgical patients pay around 50 per cent of the surgeon's fee, in addition to the private health insurance excess and any anaesthetic, diagnostic or hospital ...

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