Deeble Institute

‘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...

‘Current funding arrangements for medicines in Australian hospitals are so complex and fragmented that they are difficult to navigate, and may result in unexpected costs or lack of timely and affordable access to optimal medicines’, says Alison Verhoeven...

‘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...

The Sidney Sax Medal for 2017 was tonight awarded to the late Jeff Cheverton at the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s (AHHA) annual dinner in Sydney. ‘The Sidney Sax Medal is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding...

This Evidence Brief outlines and discusses the Western NSW PHN arrangements and how they are supporting and building a stronger platform for the delivery of Aboriginal primary healthcare services in this region.

Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship

About the Scholarship
The Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), together with Brisbane...

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