Primary health care

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.

Research 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.

Research 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...

Research 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.

Guide

31 Aug 2018

This updated guide provides an overview of Australia’s complex health system: what governments do, the role of private health insurance, how much we spend on health care, how Australian health outcomes compare internationally, the health care workforce and links to further information and resources.

Research report

How to improve patient care and save public money at the same time
19 Aug 2018

Australia could save $1.5 billion a year on health spending by improving the safety of patient care in hospitals. Safer hospital care doesn’t just reduce harm to patients, it also saves money for taxpayers.

Audio

How to improve patient care and save public money at the same time
19 Aug 2018

A conversation with Stephen Duckett on his latest report. Australia could save $1.5 billion a year on health spending by improving the safety of patient care. Safer hospital care doesn’t just reduce harm to patients, it saves money for taxpayers and frees up beds so...

Research report

16 Aug 2018

This report shows variation in the total annual out-of-pocket costs for patients for their Medicare-subsidised health care delivered outside a hospital. It shines a spotlight on how much patients pay out-of-pocket for specialist, general practitioner (GP), diagnostic imaging and obstetric services (otherwise known as the...

Research report

29 Jul 2018

Primary care policy in Australia is under-done. Neither the Commonwealth nor the states have taken the lead. This report shows new policies are needed.

Research report

10 Jul 2018

This is the ninth national report on organisations funded by the Australian government to provide health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Research report

26 Jun 2018

The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Health's design, implementation and administration of primary healthcare under the Indigenous Australians' Health Program (IAHP).

Submission

25 Jun 2018

Submission to the Senate Committee into the Obesity epidemic in Australia from the Centre for Research Excellence in Integrated Quality Improvement.

Research report

The Lord Darzi Review of health and care: final report
15 Jun 2018

This final report of the Lord Darzi Review puts forward a 10-point plan to achieve this, as well as a 10-point offer to the public which sets out what the health and care system will be able to offer if this plan for investment and...

Research report

13 Jun 2018

Digital health technology has the potential to transform the way we deliver and receive health and social care. Advances in digital technology provide a tangible opportunity to improve health care quality, consumer outcomes and experience.

Journal article

27 Apr 2018

This paper compares and contrasts the concept of innovation platforms with other types of networks that can be used in efforts to strengthen primary healthcare systems, such as communities of practice, practice-based research networks and quality improvement collaboratives.

Research report

25 Apr 2018

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents evidence in preparation for the final report, which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS, and will set out a long-term funding and reform plan for health and...

Journal article

15 Mar 2018

Refugees and asylum seekers often experience mental health problems associated with their migration experience, including anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. These may be particularly challenging to manage, especially if there are language and cultural differences between provider and patient.

Research report

9 Mar 2018

This inquiry considered key issues relating to diagnostic imaging services, including geographic disparities, Commonwealth subsidies, the costs for non-subsidised services, and how governments can improve accessibility to these essential services.

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