Controversy: confusion reins over eye injection guidelines

Following a series of controversial news reports, RANZCO has sought to clarify its position on nurses and optometrists performing intravitreal injections in Australia and New Zealand, amid claims its views on the issue have not been accurately represented in the media. Read more

ACCC: HealthEngine wrongfully manipulated reviews; sold data

Australia’s consumer law watchdog is prosecuting online healthcare booking service HealthEngine. The company is accused of misleading and deceptive conduct over an information-sharing scheme with insurance brokers, as well as manipulating unfavorable patient reviews. Read more

Centre for Eye Health completes My Health Record integration

The Centre for Eye Health (CFEH) has commenced posting all patient reports and relevant images to the Federal Government’s My Health Record platform. The organisation claims it is the first in the eyecare industry to do so, and expects the system to improve communication and, subsequently, patient care. Read more