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‘A new report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that if you’re very sick, very young or very old, or live in rural areas, and you want to use your private health insurance and choose your doctor, public hospitals are...

A new online interactive map of health in Australia, ‘Australia’s Health Tracker by Area’ is a welcome step forward in highlighting areas for attention in health, as well as areas that could act as examples to follow, according to the nation’s leading...

‘The right of privately-insured hospital patients to choose their own doctor, whether in a private or public hospital, is fundamental to Australia’s health care system and should not be tampered with’, Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian...

New research shows that while bariatric surgery, a procedure to treat obesity, is becoming increasingly common in Australia, access to public-funded services is limited, and this may be partly attributed to increasing numbers of private patients...

Providing rehabilitation services in the home rather than the hospital bed can improve patient outcomes and create various efficiencies, according to a new study published this week in the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s (AHHA) academic...