Organisation

Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research

Briefing paper

A roadmap towards scalable value-based payments in Australian healthcare

The author of this paper argues that embedding value-based payment models into the Australian healthcare system must travel down a digital road, while maintaining clinical safety and promoting health equity.
Briefing paper

Towards a thriving healthcare workforce

Healthcare workers are the cornerstone of health service delivery and quality of patient care. This brief identifies and discusses four areas where policy action should be taken to protect healthcare worker safety and wellbeing now and into the future.
Briefing paper

Decarbonising clinical care in Australia

This brief highlights the current gaps in understanding of the healthcare sector’s contribution to Australia’s carbon footprint. It focuses on the environmental impact of the delivery of care as the major source of emissions which is not reflected in emissions reductions policies.
Briefing paper

Hospital treated self-harm: improved care through improved data

The authors of this paper argue that ensuring patients have a positive treatment experience and are connected with the supports they need to stay well, across community, outpatient and private health and psychosocial services, is essential to effectively managing self-harm and improving health outcomes.
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Shared or brokered care: a paradigm shift for clinical governance frameworks

Clinical governance is an essential component of a health service’s broader organisational governance system and ensures that there is a clear understanding of accountabilities for care outcomes. This paper identifies that care for individual consumers is being increasingly shared amongst multiple providers.