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Australia’s Overdose Report 2020 – The Penington Insitute
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The Penington Institute
The Penington Institute
Australia’s Overdose Report 2020 – The Penington Insitute
Championing a community of care and accountability

Championing a community of care and accountability

For those working across the personal injury insurance sector, there has been a limited understanding around the impact medication has on an individual’s recovery. Recent research ...
SIRA Guidelines – Practices for medication management

SIRA Guidelines – Practices for medication management

NSW Government State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) published the Better Practice Guide: Medication Management in July 2020. The Better Practice Guide highlights the issue ...

Think Piece – Industry opinion on medication management

In 2018, prescription medication resulted in more fatalities than the road toll. There is limited information available to insurers when it comes to prescription medication for injured people and there is often a huge disconnect between insurer, pharmacy and injured people.

With limited visibility of the ‘full picture’ – including medication type, prescribing patterns and patient habits – there is a lot of risk associated with compliance, interactions, misuse, drug dependence and rising insurer costs. Identifying and addressing medication risks has never been a priority – yet is now essential practice to ensure the best outcomes for insurer and injured people.