Organisation

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

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Discussion paper

A road map for tackling out-of-pocket health care costs

The rapid growth in out-of-pocket (OOP) costs has undermined the universality of Medicare and the effectiveness of private health insurance. This paper offers a road map for tackling the problems associated with OOP costs through short- and long- term initiatives, backed by evidence and informed...
Report

Patient-centred healthcare homes in Australia: towards successful implementation

In Australia we are faced with a complex health system with entrenched practices, multiple layers and stakeholders divided across Federal and State systems, which is also often hard to navigate for both patient and provider. The question we must address is how do we ensure...
Report

Applying complex adaptive system thinking to Australian health care: expert commentary

This expert commentary has been commissioned to contribute to a series of consultation and discussion papers on its future vision for the Australian healthcare system. The report, addressed each question from the perspective of two broad approaches found in the literature; 1) ‘systems thinking approaches’...
Evaluation

2016-17 Budget Indigenous Affairs

The 2016-17 Budget presents a sad story about the level of commitment of the Turnbull Government to Indigenous Affairs. Even as the 2016 Prime Minister's Report on Closing the Gap shows progress towards this goal has stalled, addressing Indigenous disadvantage is not listed as a...
Report

Expert commentary: what is the state of the art in person-centred care?

This expert commentary has been commissioned to contribute to a series of consultation and discussion papers on its future vision for the Australian healthcare system. The commentary team has been engaged to offer independent expertise and experience to prepare this plain English commentary.