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Australian healthcare funding policy needs a rethink, and value-based payments will be a necessary step towards securing Australia’s healthcare system sustainability. Released today by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s (AHHA) Deeble...

While Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has recognised the essential role of health care providers in protecting the nation’s most vulnerable people, the impact of the pandemic and numerous natural disasters on the healthcare workforce is...

Access to quality healthcare is essential at all stages of life. While the federal government has released new health policies designed to improve the health system, social determinants that start in childhood such as education, home environment, and...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has today announced it will award the 2022 Sidney Sax medal for outstanding contributions to the development and improvement of Australia’s healthcare system to Geriatrician Professor Susan...

The healthcare sector is a significant contributor to our national carbon footprint, producing 7% of Australia’s total emissions. But while there has been some progress in reducing emissions through better utilisation of renewable energy, wastewater...

In Australia, self-harm accounts for over 30,000 hospital admissions every year. Improving care for people who self-harm, can not only improve immediate quality of life, but also prevent potential suicides, which is the leading cause of death for adults...

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