Health reform

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...

‘Right now is the time for the Australian Government to expand the availability of telehealth services by lifting all current restrictions on its use’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven. ‘Specifically,...

‘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...

Topic: Why good health policy goes bad—and how to fix it Lecture by: Professor Nigel Edwards, CEO, Nuffield Trust, United Kingdom Location in Parliament House: Mural Hall Followed by a panel discussion with: Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS, Faculty of...

Lecture by: Professor Nigel Edwards, CEO, Nuffield Trust, United Kingdom Topic: Why good health policy goes bad—and how to fix it. Panel discussion with: Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS, CEO and Director, Translational Research Institute, University of...

Collaboration between health providers and support for patients to make decisions about their health care in partnership with their clinicians are key to achieving health outcomes that matter to patients, and better value for patients as well as...

Out-of-pocket spending on health by households in Australia is rising faster than overall household spending on goods and services—and taking an increasingly bigger slice of the household budget, according to a research study published today in...

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...

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