Organisation

Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research

Established in November 2011, the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research is the research arm of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). 

Briefing paper

Data collection for community-based allied health chronic disease management

This paper argues that there is a lack of digital infrastructure to support the collection of allied health data. The authors suggest that development and implementation of nationally consistent clinical terminology for data entry, software interoperability standards for data exchange and sharing, and support for...
Briefing paper

Developmental Language Disorder: a disability, health and education challenge

This Evidence Brief examines the impact of Developmental Language Disorder in Australia across health, education and disability policy settings.
Briefing paper

Integration of general practice pharmacists into primary healthcare settings for chronic disease management

This brief discusses the potential benefits an integrated GPP can have on patient care, patient outcomes, and high-quality value-based primary healthcare; and examines the experiences of PHNs piloting integrated GPP programs in the Australian setting.
Briefing paper

Addressing racism to improve healthcare outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: a case study in kidney care

Action is urgently needed to address the immense health disparities in kidney disease outcomes suffered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who have at least six times the age-standardised incidence of end-stage kidney disease requiring treatment as non-Indigenous Australians.
Briefing paper

Reforming for value: opportunities for outcome-focused national health policy

Current national health policy emphasises costly and unsustainable scaling up of healthcare volume and perpetuates ongoing inequities in access to care. This paper presents a case for national health policy reform to drive improved health outcomes through embedding principles of value-based healthcare in national policy.