Medical Republic article – Australia’s health system still in the traveller’s cheque phase


In the 19 July 2022 article for the Medical Republic, Dr Margaret Faux discusses that without the adoption of the international standard health information model, portable medical information still means carrying around pieces of paper.

“To get Australia’s health system out of the traveller’s cheque phase of its evolution we need strong, courageous leadership, and a whole-of-system approach to evidence based reform, adopting rapid digitisation and international standards.” Dr. Margaret Faux

Read the full article, We’re still in the traveller’s cheque phase by Dr Margaret Faux, from The Medical Republic website.

About the Author:
Dr Margaret Faux is a health system administrator, lawyer and registered nurse with a PhD in Medicare compliance, and is the CEO of AIMAC, which offers courses and explainers on legally correct Medicare billing.

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