Australians are using and accessing medical histories on My Health Record

By ANMJ Staff|
June 17th, 2020|

Nearly 70% of Australians registered with My Health Record have their medical histories recorded in the system, according to research by the Australian Digital Health [...]

The reason why Australians choose not to download the COVIDsafe app according to research

By ANMJ Staff|
June 5th, 2020|

The real reason why Australians choose not to download the COVIDsafe app according to research Australians who have chosen not to download [...]

Online symptom checkers inaccurate most of the time according to research

By ANMJ Staff|
May 18th, 2020|

While it’s tempting to ‘self-diagnose’ health symptoms via Dr Google, symptom checkers are only accurate a third of the time, research reveals. The study, conducted [...]

Survey reveals what concerns healthcare workers have about COVID-19

By ANMJ Staff|
April 2nd, 2020|

A new survey suggests nearly 80% of Australian healthcare workers are fearful of contracting COVID-19, while many are also concerned how the federal government has [...]

Aged care should embrace pets, says new study showing they can help prevent suicide among older Australians

By ANMJ Staff|
March 18th, 2020|

A South Australian researcher believes nursing homes should embrace the health benefits of pets and allow residents to take their loved ones into aged care [...]

Golden staph infection rates stable in public hospitals

By ANMJ Staff|
February 20th, 2020|

The rate of golden staph infection in public hospitals remains stable, with all states and territories well below the required national threshold, a new Australian [...]

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