Synapse’s health fund form filling software is here

Synapse Medical Services has a new service – Synfilla! Need to get registered with the health funds and Medicare but don’t know where to begin and can’t face the paperwork? Look no further, Synfilla is here! Our Synfilla software will instantaneously complete all Medicare and Health Fund registration forms in your State or Territory (including […]

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A History of Medical Records in the Ancient World

A History of Medical Records in the Ancient World   Medical records have a surprisingly long and illustrious history, stretching back to ancient civilisations like those in Egypt, Greece and Rome. Just as today medical records are our only evidence that a medical procedure or attempted cure has taken place, ancient stone tablets (which are […]

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Careers in Medical Administration

Careers in Medical Administration   Medical administration is the umbrella term encompassing all the detailed data and communication procedures and tasks that are vital contributions to safe and effective healthcare. There are many exciting and diverse career opportunities for those wishing to pursue a career in a medical setting that is as critical for the […]

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Synapps version 2.3.4 is here! 7864 billing rules and counting…

Synapps version 2.3.4 is here! 7864 billing rules and counting… Synapse Medical Services is delighted to announce that this week we released version 2.3.4 of Australia’s most comprehensive medical billing app, in which our rules engine has been substantially expanded. There is no medical billing rules engine anywhere in Australia so we are building one. […]

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Behind the headlines on hospital waiting times lies a murky story about lack of structural accountability

Recent Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reveals that patients in public hospitals with private health insurance have short waiting times for elective surgery than those without private health insurance. Margaret explores behind the headlines in this article.  https://croakey.org/behind-the-headlines-on-hospital-waiting-times-lies-a-murky-story-about-lack-of-structural-accountability/ 

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Synapse Connect June bulletin

Welcome to the June edition of Synapse Connect. As is always the case, there’s been lots happening at Synapse in the last couple of months. We have new sessional rooms about to open, new staff joining our ever growing team of health insurance and administration experts, a new Dubai office officially opened, a new blog, […]

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Important changes to Medibank Private no-gap and known-gap T&Cs

From 1st May 2017, Medibank and AHM made changes to the terms and conditions for participation, in their GapCover scheme. Important changes to Medibank Private no-gap and known-gap T&Cs     A summary of these changes: The provider agrees that they will not charge a member any other fees related to the episode of care […]

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What is Clinical Coding?

Clinical coding is a health administration function that involves the translation of written clinical statements into a code format. A clinical coder will analyse information about an episode of patient care and assign standardised codes using a classification system. For example, acute appendicitis is represented by the code ‘K35.8′. For coding diagnoses, most nations use […]

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Synapse Connect March bulletin

Welcome to our new, Synapse Connect bulletin. We know how busy you are so we’re keeping it short, slick and synaptic! We have four exciting pieces of news to share with you including: 1. Sessional rooms – If you’re looking for sessional rooms in premium locations in Sydney or Melbourne, register your expression of interest […]

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Synapse Newsletter January 2017

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2017 and Happy New Year! We hope you managed to steal some downtime over the holidays and have returned refreshed and ready for 2017. Here at Synapse, we are already off to a flying start with a burst of new clients joining us to get their administrative houses in […]

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