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Krister Partel

A seasoned professional with 15 years experience in both the public and non-government sectors, Krister has an ability to communicate complex concepts to a variety of audiences with differing levels of expertise. Krister has managed large, complex projects among competing priorities, within tight timelines and under pressure. He has strong critical thinking, communication, policy, research and management skills, which enable him to successfully meet key goals and deliverables. Krister has extensive experience in policy development and analysis, advocacy, strategic communications planning, crisis communications, media relations and social media planning.
Briefing paper

Health care homes: principles and enablers for their implementation in Australia

The rising prevalence of chronic disease requires a concerted focus to better integrate care and to achieve better health outcomes and greater system efficiencies. Achieving and evaluating these improved patient outcomes and system efficiencies will take both time and investment, and will challenge existing models...
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Toward better implementation: Australia's My Health Record

A well implemented and fully utilised electronic health record system should strengthen a health system by improving quality and safety, ensuring continuity of care and improved health outcomes as well as reducing waste and inefficiency in the health system. Australia chose to pursue a personally...
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The relative effectiveness of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services compared with mainstream health service

The health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is much poorer than the population as a whole. In order to address this disparity, the Australian Government funds Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) to provide a range of primary health care services to...
Briefing paper

Implications of the National Disability Insurance Scheme for health service delivery

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 is organisationally...
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Can we improve the health system with performance reporting?

Advanced healthcare systems are moving toward greater efficiency, transparency and accountability, and this trend will continue, particularly in fiscally-constrained environments There is no single measure that will improve service delivery and patient outcomes, ensure financial sustainability and increase accountability and transparency in a health system...