The Health Advocate Podcast


The Health Advocate Podcast—your trusted voice of public healthcare

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association is proud to bring to you The Health Advocate Podcast.
 

Each episode features interviews with researchers, previews of AHHA events, and insights into our advocacy and professional development work and activities. It’s interesting, entertaining and time efficient at around 10 minutes an episode.


The Health Advocate Podcast is truly the voice of public healthcare—to stay in touch, click on the links below to listen in real time or download episodes for later.

 

To listen to the Podcast, follow the 'Listen' link below and click on the orange 'play' button, or download/subscribe to each episode via iTunes or in your podcast app of choice.

The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 13 - ACVBHC Launch Panel Discussion

 In this 13th episode of The Health Advocate podcast, we have a live recording of a panel discussion from the launch of the Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care on the 11th June 2019 in Melbourne.

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 12 - American & Australian Healthcare Systems

In this 12th episode of The Health Advocate Podcast Advocacy Director Krister Partel sits down with special guest Prof John McDonough from Harvard University to discuss opportunities and challenges in the Australian and American healthcare systems—including why they’re so hard to reform and how health leaders can anticipate and respond to health system challenges in the context of political change. Click to listen.

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20 June 2019

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 11 - Renal Patients in Remote Communities

In this eleventh episode of The Health Advocate Podcast AHHA's Director of the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research, Rebecca Haddock, sits down with Stephanie Pushka, who is currently undertaking her Ph.D. studies to discuss her Deeble Institute issues brief on improving access to housing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander renal patients with complex care needs (available online).

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12 June 2019

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 10 - 2019 Reconciliation Week

In this tenth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Advocacy Director Krister Partel and AHHA's Dr Chris Bourke sit down to discuss all things reconciliation week, including this weeks theme 'Grounded in truth. Walking Together with courage.

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27 May 2019

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 9: Part 2 - Australian Election 2019 Health Policy Assessment

In the second part of the ninth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, AHHA Advocacy Director Krister Partel andWebsite and Social Media Officer, Terri McDonald discuss the AHHA's assessment of the health policies released by the major political parties ahead of the 2019 federal election. 

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17/05/2019

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 9: Part 1 - Australian Election 2019 Health Policy Assessment

In the ninth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, AHHA Advocacy Director Krister Partel and Chief Executive, Alison Verhoeven discuss the release of AHHA's assessment of the health policies released by the major political parties ahead of the 2019 federal election. 

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13/05/2019

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 8 - 2019 Federal Election & 7 Key Priorities

In the eighth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Advocacy Director Krister Partel and AHHA Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven discuss the upcoming 2019 Federal Election and AHHA's seven key health priorities for the incoming Government.

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02/05/2019

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 7 - Disinvestment in Low-Value Care

 In the seventh episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Director, Rebecca Haddock, discusses the need for disinvestment in low-value care in Australia with former Deeble Institute Summer Scholar, Victoria McCreanor.


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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 6 - Re-positioning the Hospital

In the sixth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, AHHA Engagement and Business Director, Lisa Robey, discusses the concept of re-positioning the hospital with Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive of the Nuffield Trust and a keynote speaker at the upcoming 42nd World Hospital Congress in Brisbane.
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13 September 2018

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 5 - Home Care Reforms, Aged Care & The Wider Health System

In the fifth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Director, Dr Rebecca Haddock, the latest Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Issues Brief, The impact of the home care reforms on the older person, the aged care workforce and the wider Health System, with its author, Deeble Institute Summer Scholar, Dr Mikaela Jorgensen.

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04 September 2018

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 4 - Integrated Care

In the fourth episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Engagement and Business Director, Lisa Robey, discusses Integrated Care with Director, UQ-MRI Centre for Health System Reform and Integration at the University of Queensland and Professor in General Practice and Primary Care Research, Professor Claire Jackson.

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14 August 2018 

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 3 - Improving Pharmacist Involvement in Pandemic Influenza

In the third episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Deeble Institute Manager, Dr Rebecca Haddock, discusses the latest Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Issues Brief, Improving Pharmacist Involvement in Pandemic Influenza, Planning and Response in Australia, with its author, Deeble Institute Summer Scholar, Elizabeth McCourt.
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31 July 2018

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 2 - 42nd World Hospital Congress

In the second episode of the AHHA's Health Advocate Podcast, Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven sits down with co-founder of the #hellomynameis campaign, Chris Pointon to discuss the upcoming 42nd World Hospital Congress, to be held in Brisbane on 10-12 October 2018.

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18 June 2018

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The Health Advocate Podcast Episode 1 - Introduction

 Welcome to the Health Advocate Podcast - showcasing the work of AHHA members and friends
  
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 18 June 2018

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