21 August AAPM National Conference August 21, 2018 By Danielle Cranefield AAPM, Announcement AAPM National Conference, AAPM Conference 0 AAPM is excited to invite you to Australia's leading healthcare management conference in 2018. Prepare to be treated to a diverse and action-packed program that provides delegates with ongoing professional development and up-to-date information from both national and international leaders and experts. Find out more about the conference program, speakers, activities and more on the conference website. Related First Online Survey – Painaustralia National Action Plan The Australian Government recently announced funding for Painaustralia to develop a National Action Plan on Chronic Pain Management. The National Action Plan is a critical and overdue step towards improving quality of life for the millions of Australians who live with chronic pain (daily pain that lasts three months or longer) and reducing the burden of pain which is increasingly impacting families, communities and the economy. The Plan will set out key priority areas and measures to improve access to, and knowledge of, best practice pain management in the next three to five years. AAPM and Avant Practice Managers Survey - Prize Winner AAPM and Avant recently invited members to complete a survey to help us better understand the issues faced by Practice Managers and the varied medical practices, structures and operational nuances they work within. 2019 AAPM Webinar Series now available! Make sure to take advantage of key learning topics including: Leadership, Financial Benchmarking, Operational Planning, WHS/OHS and Performance Management. National Diabetic Eye Screening Program Launched Hundreds of thousands of Australians with diabetes are set to receive improved eyecare, following the launch of the national Keep Sight program on Monday. Resources to engage with under-screened and never-screened women in the National Cervical Screening Program 80% of Australian women who develop cervical cancer are either under screened or have never screened. To assist healthcare providers to encourage these women to participate in cervical screening, resources have been developed for the population groups identified as less likely to engage in screening. Australia ahead in personal control of electronic health records An international comparison review of digital health record systems shows My Health Record consumers in Australia have more ability to personally control their digital health information than in similar countries worldwide. Comments are closed.