Health Policy

‘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...

‘We’re giving Health Ministers an early Christmas gift’, said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Over the past nine months Australian health leaders mapped out how to transform our healthcare system...

Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven made the following statement to the 68th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific on behalf of the International...

This Issues Brief provides recommendations on critical steps to be taken to promote disinvestment in low-value healthcare and to encourage use of high-value care. These recommendations are essential if Australia is to continue having a world-class...

Australia’s health policies, funding and service models are failing about one quarter of the population. Preventable diseases and chronic conditions – like diabetes, heart disease and stroke – affect a substantial and growing proportion of people living...

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