Health reform

‘Individual health leads to national wealth, and it’s great to see that the Productivity Commission has recognised this in its Shifting the dial: 5 year productivity review report released today’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian...

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 highlights  the work that still needs to be done to ensure that the Health Care Home trial paves the way for enduring reform. From our research, including examining other coordinated care models in Australia and overseas, we think...


Advanced healthcare systems are moving toward greater efficiency, transparency and accountability, and this trend will continue, particularly in fiscally-constrained environments. There is no single measure that will improve service delivery and patient...

Activity based funding 

National Health Reform tested

  • the results of AHHA's simulation and master class

Recognition and repsonse to clinical deterioration...

Mental health - can reform improve access and support early intervention?

Medicare Locals and the disadvantaged

  • advocates of a social model of health are feeling disappointed


Comparative Advantages

  • The positives of performance reporting 

Where to next?

  • The challenges posed by national health reform

Health reform...

health advocate april 2013

Think local, act global
 How the National Health Reforms are working in reality, at the local and state level

Baby steps for the NDIS
There's been a lot of talk, but up until now we haven'...

First response
Tackling the future challenges of health reform head-on
Measurement vs Management
What’s the best way to get the most from the health workforce?
Sustainability and healthcare