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Peter Breadon

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16 Aug 2015
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In some hospitals, far too many people get a treatment they should not get, even when the evidence is clear that it is unnecessary or doesn’t work. Australia urgently needs a system to identify these outlier hospitals and make sure they are...

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21 Jun 2015
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Overview: Poor implementation of a policy to get better value for PBS spending is costing government $320 million a year and raising questions about pharmaceutical industry involvement in drug pricing.

The therapeutic group premium policy, introduced in 1998 to stop the government wasting...

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14 Apr 2014
331

Enabling less highly-trained hospital workers to play a bigger role could improve jobs for doctors and nurses, save public hospitals nearly $430 million a year and fund treatment for more than 85,000 extra people, argues this report.

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Hospitals are under pressure....

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4 Mar 2014
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A better pricing system for public hospital treatment would show where costs are too high, and free up $1 billion for more and better health care, argues this report.

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Public hospital spending is the fastest-growing area of government expenditure, but its...

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1 Dec 2013
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This report argues that Australia has a long way to go before consumers pay fair prices for pharmaceuticals.

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Grattan Institute’s March 2013 report, Australia’s bad drug deal, showed that Australians paid more than $1 billion a year too much for prescription...

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