Public hospitals

FAST Record ID: 
1082431

Journal article

4 Apr 2018

This review found no clear evidence to support implementation of smoking cessation interventions in the emergency department setting.

Survey

26 Feb 2018

The peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand and Australia has proposed solutions to improve models of care for patients with acute mental and behavioural conditions. The call for action comes as a snapshot survey found mental health presentations are disproportionately experiencing access block...

Discussion paper

9 Feb 2018

The IHPA has released this public consultation paper on the development of the Australian Non-Admitted Care Classification (ANACC). This consultation paper seeks stakeholders’ views on the potential characteristics of the ANACC system, including the patient condition and intervention characteristics that will form the key concepts...

Research report

4 Feb 2018

This report exposes the flaws in Australian hospitals’ safety and quality monitoring regime, and recommends reforms that could result in an extra 250,000 patients leaving hospital each year free of complications.

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...

Report

21 Dec 2017

This report focuses on information about public hospital elective surgery waiting lists. It presents information on overall activity, what elective surgery was provided and how long people waited for elective surgery.

Strategy

A blueprint for a post-2020 national health agreement
18 Dec 2017

To achieve a healthy Australia supported by the best possible healthcare system, the AHHA recommends that Australia re-orientate the healthcare system over the next ten years by enabling outcomes-focused and value-based healthcare.

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.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report presents information on admitted patient hospitalisations that were completely or partially funded by private health insurance in Australia’s public and private hospitals over the past ten years.

Report

29 Nov 2017

This report provides information on people who present at emergency departments in Australia, including who used services, why they used them, and how long they had to wait for care.

Report

7 Nov 2017

This report argues that Australia needs to reform the way we collect and use information about patient safety, to reduce the risk of more scandals and tragedies in our hospitals.

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...

Report

6 Oct 2017

Total spending on health in Australia was $170.4 billion in 2015–16, $6.0 billion (3.6%) higher in real terms than in 2014–15. This was the fourth consecutive year that growth was below the ten year average of 4.7%.

Case study

8 Sep 2017

The 2017 case study formulates advice for health system reform to address disparities in the health outcomes of Aboriginal people.

Statistics

14 Aug 2017

Health Performance Council (HPC) indicator reports monitor changes over SA Health's Transforming Health program implementation.

Report

20 Jul 2017

Australia’s hospitals 2015–16 at a glance provides summary information on Australia’s public and private hospitals.

Research report

16 Jul 2017

Revision of the federation is imperative to allow the states to reclaim full control over both funding and policy responsibility for health.

Report

Health services series no.78
6 Jul 2017

This AIHW report presents information about public and private hospital statistics in Australia for 2015-16.

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

Presented to the House of Representatives under section 20 of the Public Audit Act 2001; B.29[17h]
31 May 2017

This report considers discharge planning for patients leaving mental health inpatient units in New Zealand.