Web Blocking at Work. Is it Compatible with Modern Medical Practice?

Originally posted on Nomadic GP:
I’ll be the first to admit that I am heavily dependent on technology. My smartphone is an extension of my brain and I go into a state of confused panic when the battery goes flat or if I’m in an internet dead zone. My whole life is online; my calendar,…

How to save the PCEHR

Originally posted on Doctor's Bag:
The resignation of NEHTA’s top National Clinical Leads in August 2013 was the final straw for the PCEHR. I have said it before and I will say it again: if clinicians are not on board the PCEHR will fail. There are some big decisions to make by the relevant…

NEHTA visit: not exactly Khrushchev vs Kennedy

Originally posted on Doctor's Bag:
My email inbox was overflowing, there were text messages wishing me good luck, journos calling and a press photographer was rocking up at the practice. On Twitter NEHTA’s visit had been dubbed ‘Khrushchev vs Kennedy’, others said that Geraldton was like the little Astrix & Obelix village, resisting the…