What is this about?
We have bundled a series of short courses specifically for new medical specialists starting out in private practice covering everything they need to know about Medicare, cyber-security and prescribing.
Who wrote these courses?
Margaret Faux is a Lawyer who specialises in Medicare and Health Insurance Law. She is also a Registered Nurse and has been involved in medical billing for over 30 years. Margaret is the Founder and CEO of an international medical administration company, Synapse Medical Services, which operates one of the largest medical billing services in Australia. She is a published PhD researcher on the topic of Medicare claiming and compliance and is completing her doctorate at the University of Technology. Margaret’s company works in multiple health systems around the world including having been appointed by a Government body in India to advise on a project mapping the legal framework of India’s health system. Margaret is a regular presenter on the topic of Medicare claiming and compliance and the operation of health financing systems, has made numerous appearances on radio to discuss Medicare issues, and is regularly asked to comment in relation to Australian health sector reform. She also contributes regularly to medical media including contributing to Australian Doctor and Medical Observer as well as being a regular contributor to the Croakey Health Blog. Margaret is also a guest lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, in the Faculty of Health and her publications are available at this link https://synapsemedical.com.au/news/category/latest-news/
Karen O’Mullane had a significant background in general, psychiatric and midwifery nursing before being admitted as a solicitor in 1998. Karen then commenced work as a medico-legal advisor and claims manager with the Medical Defence Union. In 2000, Karen moved across to United Medical Protection as a solicitor. Her practice was broad and covered a variety of jurisdictions including civil, professional conduct, coronial inquests, Medicare and medico-legal advice. Karen remained with United Medical Protection through provisional liquidation and later Avant until July 2018. In 2015, Karen became the Head of Practice, Claims, NSW where she was responsible for ensuring the State based claims team maintained a high standard of customer service in the provision of claims, medico-legal and support services to Avant and its members. Karen is one of the most experienced medico-legal advisors in Australia, having represented Doctors including those under investigation for incorrect Medicare billing and professional misconduct.
Rob Khamas is well-known in Australia as the CEO and founder of REND Tech Associates, a leading provider of Healthcare IT that today offers a nationwide solution to healthcare professionals, clinics, specialists and government organisations. Rob has also contributed articles to a wide range of publications in a bid to inform healthcare professionals on the ways in which technology can benefit their businesses. Rob is a SAP BI BW Data Warehouse Professional and has a Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering.
With 3 decades of experience in the pharmaceutical industry ranging from Product manufacturing, Regulatory affairs, Market Research, Product planning, Corporate strategy, Product management, Sales & Marketing and Global Business Development, Veena embarked on a journey of entrepreneurship in 2015. She is a Director at ‘Cadence Hub’ an organization that provides Technical and Strategic consulting services to pharmaceutical companies to bring about a global vision for various markets differentiated by their regulatory environments and market dynamics with each posing a different set of challenges. Veena has a post graduate degree in Pharmacy and a gold medal to her credit from the most reputed University, UIPS-(University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences), India (The Pharmacy of the World).