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A positive attitude to accreditation usually signifies good leadership and a positive culture in health organisations—and vice versa, says the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). The Association has released a Deeble Institute for...

Australian Election 2019 — Equity

‘All parties must factor equity into their post-election healthcare plans and promises’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. ‘While Medicare, our universal healthcare scheme, is aimed at making...

‘It is with great sadness that we report the death of Professor John Deeble AO at the age of 87 years’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. Often dubbed ‘the father of Medicare’, John Deeble...

‘Despite national guidelines recommending that the safest option for pregnant and breastfeeding women is not to drink, almost half of pregnant women in Australia consume some alcohol during their pregnancy—one of the highest rates in the OECD,’ Deeble...

‘Innovations and lessons learned by our New Zealand neighbours could help Australia provide better coordinated healthcare across our hospitals and general practice, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven...

‘Reforms to home care arrangements for older people are well-intentioned—but have led to some problems’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. ‘Tied in with this is a serious lack of national...

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