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Mental health help continues

Posted by admin on April 15th, 2010 under Medical News Tags:  •  10 Comments

A PROGRAM for people with a severe mental illness will continue in the Latrobe Valley for another three years after a $1,434,000 funding boost. Mind Australia Gippsland Service regional manager Heather Thompson said the Federal Government’s funding announcement would ensure the Personal Helpers and Mentors Program would continue to help Valley residents. Ms Thompson said [...]

Medical Data At Risk

Posted by admin on April 7th, 2010 under Medical News Tags:  •  1 Comment

A new study from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society reports that since January 2008, more than 110 healthcare organizations have reported the loss of sensitive patient data affecting over 5,306,000 individuals. The findings, published in the 2010 HIMSS Analytics Report: Security of Patient Data, show that the vast majority of the 250 healthcare [...]