Health reform

Deeble Issues Brief No. 32: focusses on funding reforms that will be required to achieve value‑based health care for public dental health in Australia. Using Dental Health Service Victoria’s learnings from a value-based health care implementation and...

A value-based approach to health care provides a patient-centric way to design and manage health systems. This Issues Brief considers Australia’s alignment with a value-based approach and identifies important enablers that are already present, but...

After months of review, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association is proud to launch the refreshed Blueprint, Healthy People, Healthy Systems: A blueprint for outcomes focused, value-based health care. ‘In 2017, AHHA launched the first...

The Health Advocate - November 2020

The Health Advocate is the AHHA's high quality, an insightful and entertaining magazine filled with the thoughts and opinions of Australia's leading health managers, academics and clinicians. The magazine keeps you up to date on the latest...

A growing number of healthcare organisations are embarking on a Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC) journey, and research exploring success factors to implementation provides encouraging insights. As Australia considers the potential of VBHC as a new...

‘Our nation’s experience in tackling the challenges of COVID-19 provides a catalyst for re-imagining healthcare’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). ‘Not only do we have to be better...

‘The rapid uptake of telehealth during COVID-19 has highlighted the opportunities offered by virtual health care technologies’, says Alison Verhoeven, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive. ‘But virtual health care—that...

‘Let’s re-imagine healthcare—and start by working together to produce outcomes that matter to patients’, says Dr Deborah Cole, retiring Chair of the Board of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). ‘The current COVID-19 pandemic has...

This paper explores equity in the context of value-based health care strategies and health care reforms currently being implemented or considered in Australia. It draws on international experience and...

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