Organisation

Health Performance Council (SA)

Acronym
HPC
Description

The Health Performance Council (HPC) is a statutory Ministerial advisory body and is South Australia’s only review body providing expert monitoring of population health outcomes and health system performance that supports accountability, information transparency and public trust.

HPC responsibilities under the Health Care Act 2008 (the Act) are:

  • Provide advice to the Minister about:
  1. the operation of the health system
  2. health outcomes for South Australians and, as appropriate, for particular population groups
  3. the effectiveness of methods used within the health system to engage communities and individuals in improving their health outcomes.
  • Provide reports to the Minister in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

Items authored

Research report

5 Jun 2018

In this short report, the Health Performance Council has taken a brief look at some of the systemic issues affecting the health of people in prisons in South Australia and how this might be affecting their health outcomes compared to the rest of the population....

Statistics

Sixth and final edition – May 2018
28 May 2018

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government initiative that ran between 2015 and 2017. Its stated aims were to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system and align better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

Research report

5 Jan 2018

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government change initiative to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system. It ran between 2015 and 2017, with the aim of aligning better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

The...

Research report

12 Dec 2017

This bitesize report looks briefly into public hospital admissions in South Australia that are potentially preventable, how they vary according to where South Australians live, and what that might say about regional inequalities. The report analyses routinely collected public hospital data.

Research report

16 Oct 2017

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government change initiative to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system. It ran between 2015 and 2017, with the aim of aligning better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

The...

Items published

Research report

Second indicator report monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health contains new and updated quarterly data from the first quarter of the 2007-08 to the second quarter of 2016-17
7 Jun 2017

Our indicator reports monitor changes over the Transforming Health program implementation. We selected indicators to monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps :

Too many deaths occur in our hospitals Long...

Research report

24 Mar 2017

Our indicator reports monitor changes over the Transforming Health program implementation. We selected indicators to monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps :

Too many deaths occur in our hospitals...

Research report

Every year the Productivity Commission releases its Report on Government Services (RoGS), providing information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia. RoGS includes a Health volume that covers primary and community health, ambulance, public hospitals and mental health.

This report...

Items authored

12

Items published/produced

3

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