If a referral is lost, destroyed or stolen you will have higher healthcare costs...
Many people dream of building healthier food habits, but even when armed with the right tools, temptation still gets in the way. As we continue on the journey of our series, Pursuing a Life of Happiness and Purpose, we explore the challenges we might face when building healthier habits for life. In our previous...Continue reading
Half of us have a chronic condition and these conditions are responsible for most deaths According to The Department of Health, 50% of people suffer from at least one of the prominent chronic illnesses (i.e. arthritis, asthma, back pain, cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or mental health conditions). And the most burdensome...Continue reading
Healthy food habits can sometimes be an elusive achievement in our day-to-day lives. In fact, for some of us a positive relationship with food can be a significant challenge, and making changes can seem impossible. Continuing on the journey of our series: Pursuing a Life of Happiness and Purpose, I wanted to find out...Continue reading
There are some very interesting statistics around chronic diseases. 1 in 20 people are misdiagnosed and with chronic illness accounting for around 9 in every 10 deaths in Australia, and responsible for 7 out of 10 deaths in the US we need to realise the importance of chronic illness self-monitoring right now. But is the...Continue reading
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition of the central nervous system, interfering with nerve impulses within the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. MS currently affects over 25,600 in Australia and more than two million people are diagnosed worldwide. One of those millions is Dr Evan Shaw, Veterinarian and Managing Director of innovative pet...Continue reading
If you haven’t heard of it before, the ‘sandwich’ generation has become a well known reality for many Australians. As a nickname for many adults in their 40’s and 50’s who are supporting their children whilst also looking after their ageing parents, this group of Australians are feeling the pressure in more ways than...Continue reading
If a referral is lost, destroyed or stolen you are no longer eligible for the Medicare rebate....
Take it from me – I opted out of My Health Record. I’ll be honest, My Health Record was never a huge topic of discussion among my group of friends and I – travel, politics and food always seemed to reign our conversations. However, I did hear a few things as we approached the...Continue reading
If you have recently had a My Health Record created for you, and are unsure what exactly this means privacy-wise, have no fear! The Australian Digital Health Agency My Health Record opt out period has concluded and Records have now been created for roughly 90% of Australians. My Health Record comes with strong privacy...Continue reading