Axing the fax: What slow-mo Oz could learn from the Kiwis

It's about time, writes Antony Scholefield

It’s one hell of a New Year’s resolution — the New Zealand health ministry has committed to exterminating the fax machine by December next year.

Sending a fax

Sound familiar? Maybe that’s because, on our side of the ditch, the RACGP and the Australian Digital Health Agency have also urged all doctors to do the same.

Clearly the machines have resisted, stubbornly remaining in the corners of specialists' clinics, hospital

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