Kathy Eagar

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19 Apr 2017

This is the final report of a project undertaken by the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI), and commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health (DoH), to develop options and recommendations for future funding models to be adopted for the residential aged care in...

Briefing paper

23 Jun 2014

Executive summary

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is not a health scheme. The NDIS funds disability support and a range of related services designed to maximise the independence of a person with a disability. Health care is a specific exclusion. The NDIS...

Briefing paper

22 Jul 2013

Australia has recently implemented an activity - based funding system for public hospitals. Policymakers and providers are keen to ensure that the price paid for health care services stimulates improvements in quality and safety , but some remain scept ical that this can be achieved...

Journal article

20 Mar 2007

There is ambiguity around clinical definitions of subacute care, how it differs from acute care, where it is best done and what resources are required. This leads to inconsistent and often poorly defined patient selection criteria as well as a lack of research into efficient...

Journal article

1 Sep 2005

The Australian health system has been the subject of multiple reviews and reorganisations over the last twenty years or more, and the year 2004-05 was no different. Mark Rix, Alan Owen and Kathy Eagar review the reforms, (re)structures and governance arrangements in place at both...

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