Tag Archives: Dr Peter Sharman

Another Elephant? – Lessons from the Comminsure Scandal

The ‘Comminisure’ Scandal broke this week putting a media focus on the role of doctors within organisations and the potential for commercial interests to over ride the usual ethics of the medical profession. For those who didn’t watch 4 Corners … Continue reading

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Towards Simplicity – Complex Case Management by Doctors

Information about how doctors can improve outcomes in compensation systems using a complex case management model Continue reading

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Update on “Tough Love”

I attended a meeting last night of medical practitioners with an interest in Workers Compensation. Some of them had read my blog article “Tough Love”. There was almost universal agreement that doctors┬ádo have a role in explaining to potential claimants … Continue reading

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‘Tough Love’ – Do doctor’s have a role in keeping people out of the WC system?

The focus of my blog has been about changing the system to reduce the risks of a poor health outcome, but is there another facet to solving the problems I have highlighted? Should doctors make a┬áconscious effort to keep people … Continue reading

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AHPRA and IME’s

The WorkCover Victim’s Diary and Civil Forensic Psychiatry blogs have recently made commentary on issues with IME assessors and complaints processes. I have previously blogged about issues with IME assessors. IME’s – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Pt … Continue reading

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