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Hospital readmissions can be a vital part of a patient’s treatment, but in many cases are avoidable and cause unnecessary cost to the health system. Unplanned readmissions are estimated to cost Australia $1.5B each year. By reducing the number of...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is urging all parties to provide the national stewardship and support that is necessary for the health system to effectively and sustainably deliver the health outcomes that matter for people and...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is urging all parties to recognise the impact that current and future funding models have on the models of care needed to improve health outcomes for people and communities. ‘While funding models...

Australia’s prison population is growing and aging, and with this comes an increasing burden on the healthcare services provided in prisons, including palliative care. Although this increase in palliative care needs has been recognised, not enough is...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is urging all parties to recognise the importance of our workforce in establishing a health system that can deliver the care Australians deserve. ‘Matching and forecasting the needs, demands and...

The provision of quality aged care continues to remain a concern for those older Australians who rely on community and aged care services to carry out their everyday activities. A health policy brief, Quality of life tools to support measurement of aged...

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