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Towards better Indigenous health data

Towards better Indigenous health data | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
This report describes Phase 1 of a support and evaluation project for the AIHW National best practice guidelines for collecting Indigenous status in health data sets (the Guidelines).

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Research shows smoking rates declining among Indigenous Australians

It's not often we hear good news about health indicators for Indigenous Australians, but a new report has found that the number of heavy smokers within Australia's Indigenous population has almost halved in the past 20 years.

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Deaths of indigenous Australians drop as health improves

Deaths of indigenous Australians drop as health improves | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
THE health of indigenous Queenslanders is improving despite a continuing high rate of women smoking while pregnant, a report revealed on Tuesday.

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How one hospital is using mobile apps to gather feedback and improve services

How one hospital is using mobile apps to gather feedback and improve services | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
A feedback app at Birmingham children's hospital allows patients to send comments directly to the manager in charge

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Why Healthcare Professionals can't Afford to Ignore the Potential of APPS.

Why Healthcare Professionals can't Afford to Ignore the Potential of APPS. | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
Mobile phones won't take on the role of doctors, but they will become more widely used in diagnosis and treatment, says Ashley Bolser

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Review of kidney disease among Indigenous people

Review of kidney disease among Indigenous people | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the burden of kidney disease among Indigenous Australians.

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Health problems for Indigenous Queenslanders

Health problems for Indigenous Queenslanders | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
A damning report on the health of Indigenous people in Queensland has sparked calls for an overhaul of health spending The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report shows that chronic disease

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txtm8 - Using Text Services to Provide Advice and Information to Young People [VIDEO]

txtm8  - Using Text Services to Provide Advice and Information to Young People [VIDEO] | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
How can mobiles be used to provide advice and information to young people? Txtm8 - a free and confidential sex and relationships text service for young people in London, United Kingdom – is a good ...

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ET Russell's curator insight, April 15, 2013 7:39 AM

UK Campaign using Frontline SMS to target adolescent sexual health.

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4 ways Social Media can Transform Doctor-Patient Communication

4 ways Social Media can Transform Doctor-Patient Communication | Indigenous Health | Scoop.it
See how a simple tweet can help change a patient’s mind. 

But what if you could connect with your doctor using social media, asking for advice by a quick Twitter or Facebook message? Your doctor responds within 24 hours, offering some quick tips and pointing you in the direction of some credible online resources. As a parent you feel relieved, empowered and thankful to have a doctor that is open to communicating with her patients online, instead of feeling left to blindly search on WebMD.com.

 

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ET Russell's curator insight, June 17, 2013 4:45 PM

As a communicator, how do you think social media could help transform doctor-patient communication?