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‘Measuring the performance of our healthcare system is crucial to making better policy decisions—but we need to look to the future rather than the past in deciding what to measure’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive...

‘The $90 million Intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study announced today by Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, is a great boost to reforming our health system for better value and affordability for patients and for the nation’, said Australian...

Research on 20 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Queensland shows considerable variability in models of care used to meet ever-increasing patient demand. The study has been published today in Australian Health Review, the peer-reviewed journal of the...

Australia’s first enduring voluntary assisted dying laws come into effect today in Victoria. ‘The laws are not only a major shift in the response to end of life —they are a watershed in the rise of the consumer voice in health’, Australian Healthcare and...

‘Everyone wants value from public and private spending in health care, but defining value is not a clear cut exercise, and adopting strategies from other countries without considering local context rarely works,’ said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

Clinical quality registries are increasingly acknowledged in Australia and internationally as an enabler for health reforms aimed at improving health outcomes, lowering health costs and increasing health care value. In ‘Towards a strategy for clinical...

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