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New research published in the November edition of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s journal, The Australian Health Review, has found that better coordination of suicide prevention programs would make it easier for people contemplating...

Australians continue to pay more for pharmaceuticals than consumers in other countries, although the introduction of generic medicines has contributed to some lowering of prices, according to research published in the November 2013 edition of the...

Patients needing more time to discuss chronic disease management, mental healthcare and preventive health issues with their doctors are potentially missing out, as new research shows that long GP consultations are on the decline. The role of Medicare...

Reports released by the Council of Australian Government Reform Council (COAG) and the National Health Performance Authority (NHPA) have highlighted the importance of health services that are coordinated across the primary, acute and community sectors. “...

The AHHA welcomes the announcement made by Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey this morning that the Government would not be proceeding with a number of Labour tax reforms, namely the self-education expenses cap. Upon the announcement that the cap would be...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association is calling on the Health Minister to come clean on the Government’s plans for Medicare Locals. “Despite the Prime Minister’s statement during the election campaign that the Coalition would not be...

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