Deeble Institute

‘It really is time to change the game in health to reward outcomes for patients using best value-for-money healthcare’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting Chief Executive Dr Linc Thurecht. ‘The days of incentivising number...

‘The concept of value-based healthcare underpins a new health system best suited to today’s health needs—but integrating it with the system we have is to play the long game’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Acting Chief...

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...

‘It was the worst of times as well as the best of times for us last year at Merri Health in Melbourne’, says Merri Health CEO Nigel Fidgeon. ‘Our head office was totally destroyed by fire in the very early hours of Monday 3 July, thankfully without any...

‘Without the right vision, attitudes and research base, eHealth initiatives in hospitals can end up being extraordinarily expensive mistakes’

The wide-ranging, emergent, and uncertain nature of eHealth impacts implies that policy-makers and...

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