Primary health care

Briefing paper

14 Jan 2019

There have been numerous calls to establish a national minimum data set for primary health care in Australia. Despite significant investment in the provision of primary health care services in Australia, little is known about what services are being delivered to whom, with what outcomes....

Journal article

14 Jan 2019

The launch of the third edition of the National guide to preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in March 2018 heralds a renewed commitment to improving the delivery of preventive care, and should reinvigorate discussions on the effectiveness of Indigenous-specific health...

Working paper

17 Dec 2018

This working paper demonstrates how clinical data from participating practices can help inform policy, research and health systems to improve health outcomes for all Australians. 

Website

11 Dec 2018

The interactive data visualisations in this web report allow for comparison of the most recent data from 36 Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) member countries, across a range of health and health care indicators, with a focus on Australia’s international performance.

Report

Strengths, opportunities, constraints and barriers to the commercialisation of evidence based digital health technologies in Australia
10 Dec 2018

This report argues that leveraging new technologies will be instrumental in improving healthcare access and affordability for taxpayers.

Report

7 Dec 2018

This report examined the health services used by more than 37,300 people with coronary heart disease (CHD) who were discharged from a public hospital in New South Wales or Victoria between April 2012 and June 2013. The report analysed linked de-identified hospitalisation data to Medicare...

Report

7 Dec 2018

This report provides an in-depth investigation of the health industry – a sector that is of critical importance to WA’s economy and people. The report explores the economic and employment opportunity it provides, including the sector’s evolution over time.

Report

Exploring the future health of young people in five sites across the UK
4 Dec 2018

The health of its young people is one of the biggest assets a country holds, determining its future wellbeing, costs and productivity. It forms the basis for the health of democracy, the economy and shapes the social fabric. For governments across the world, the stewardship...

Report

Australian health data series Volume 2
29 Nov 2018

This report offers a series of recommendations to enhance health and medical research in Australia, saving lives and saving dollars.

Report

A white paper
26 Nov 2018

This white paper is the Consumers Health Forum of Australia’s philosophy and aspirations for the future role of consumers shaping health. Over twenty consumers, researchers, clinicians and leaders at the forefront of health policy in Australia have contributed to the paper.

Report

21 Nov 2018

This fifth national report on the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs) data collection is based on data from 231 primary health care organisations that receive funding from the Department of Health to provide services primarily to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Report

The potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and well-being of older people and people with a limiting long-standing illness, disability or infirmity in Wales
7 Nov 2018

This joint report from the Carnegie UK Trust and Wales Cooperative Centre examines the potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Wales with a limiting long-term condition.

Report

28 Oct 2018

State and territory governments can do more to improve the lives of Australians. The State Orange Book 2018 shows that outcomes vary between states across a broad range of areas. In many cases, states are different because their governments adopted better policies.

Journal article

8 Oct 2018

Racism may affect health through differential access to, and quality of, healthcare. This study examined associations between experience of racism and unmet need and satisfaction with healthcare.

Journal article

8 Oct 2018

Improving primary health care and local government collaboration has great potential to improve the quality of health planning and action on social determinants, thus advancing population health and health equity.

Report

4 Oct 2018

Described as a “whole of practice transformation”, the Health Care Home model involves health professionals working together in new ways, and using tools such as an online patient portal and GP telephone triage, to tailor services to patients’ needs.

Report

2 Oct 2018

This survey report found that consumers want support in finding accurate, effective smartphone apps for health and wellness, and they should be subject to an authoritative regulatory system that rates them for efficacy.

Draft report

24 Sep 2018

This document is intended to provide advice to the market about key elements of the design of the Nauru Health System Support Project (NHSSP). A more comprehensive design will be provided to those organisations successful at the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) stage and...

Policy report

17 Sep 2018

A strong primary health care system is fundamental to increasing efficiency, reducing hospitalisations, lowering health inequalities and ultimately improving health outcomes for all Australians. The recommendations in this report outline the right settings for system change, critical to transform our health system and strengthen consumer-centred...

Report

5 Sep 2018

This resource aims to shine a light on how qualitative methods are being used in health services and medical research contexts, and how they might be used more effectively.

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