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Information security in general practice

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine

On-demand recorded 30 Apr 2019

Information security is critical to the provision of safe, high-quality healthcare and the efficient running of a general practice. It is a fixed cost of doing business to ensure business continuity and the protection of information assets.

This webinar is designed to assist GPs and general practice teams with understanding their information security obligations under the RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) as outlined in the resource Information security in general practice, released in February 2018.

This event is part of Practice essentials webinar series. Events in this series are:

  • Phone and video consultations: a how-to presentation
  • Using personal mobile devices for clinical photos in general practice
  • My Health Record – an update webinar
  • Social media and the use of apps in general practice
  • Secondary use of general practice data
  • Telehealth video consultations in general practice
  • Privacy and managing health information in general practice
  • Technology in general practice
  • Information security in general practice
  • Improving health record quality in general practice
  • SafeScript - Real time prescription monitoring for controlled drugs
  • Medico-legal concerns and My Health Record
  • Notifiable data breaches scheme
  • High-quality health records to support patient care
  • Introduction to electronic prescribing
  • Phone and video consultations: a how-to presentation
Presenters Dr David Adam

David graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2010 and undertook general practice training in outer urban and rural Western Australia. He currently works part time in general practice in Lockridge, as well as being a hospice doctor with the home hospice service. He is particularly interested in children’s health and medical education. Dr David Adam is a member of the Practice Technology and Management RACGP Expert Committee and was on the Electronic Prescribing Technical Working Group established by the Australian Digital Health Agency and the Department of Health.

Ms Claire Pearson
Project administrator
Information security in general practice
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Business of General Practice
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation