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...

Coordinated and integrated care, and innovation graphic

‘Coordinated and integrated healthcare services, tailored to individual patients, are what is needed in healthcare today—not the siloed approaches of yesterday’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

AHHA Health Policy Assessment 2019

‘The Coalition, Labor and the Greens are equally aligned on two out of our seven domains of health’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Together with our members, we have assessed the publicly-...

AHHA's 2019 Federal Election areas of focus

‘Whoever is in government after the May 2019 federal election must have the courage to lead reforms to our health system to keep it effective, efficient and affordable’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison...

An opinion piece on value-based healthcare by renowned breast cancer surgeon and commentator Professor Christobel Saunders, AO , leads topics covered in the April 2019 edition of Australian Health Review (AHR). AHR is the peer-reviewed academic journal...

‘Commonwealth investment in healthcare is welcome—but a cash splash without long-term vision ensures that entrenched problems stay entrenched’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Tonight’s...

‘Labor’s proposed Australian Health Reform Commission would take the politics and finger-pointing out of health in order to deliver a better health system for the nation’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison...

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