Consumer consultation on national health service standards

The Health Care Consumers’ Association Inc and the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care invite you to a consumer consultation on the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards The Commission is seeking comment on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards to:     Ensure the standards address consumer expectations…

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Consumer Information Session with Parliamentary Secretary for Health, 29 April 2010

The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and Health Care Consumers’ Association (HCCA) are co-hosting an information session to discuss the Federal Government’s proposed National Health and Hospitals Network with the Hon Mark Butler MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Health. The consultation forum is planned for Thursday 29 April 2010 (09:00am to 10:30am) in Canberra. The…

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Personal Health Records

One of the great potential benefits from consumers in the plan to roll out e-health programs is the improvement in the connection and integration of care. The development of personal held records which can be considered as a is of particular interest to comsumers.  This record would be owned and controlled by the individual consumer and the…

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