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Health services accessibility

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Access to health
Discussion paper

Improving accessibility and inclusivity of people with disability in a community and mainstream setting

This discussion paper about access and inclusion draws on a survey of 600 Australians living with disability and their carers. It finds that half don’t feel included in their community.
Report

Reflecting poorly: health care in the U.S. compared to other high-income countries

No two countries are alike when it comes to organising and delivering health care for their people - creating an opportunity to learn about alternative approaches. The goal of this report is to compare the performance of health care systems of 11 high-income countries.
Report

Aboriginal people’s experiences of hospital care

The report explores Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people’s experiences of care and examines differences in experiences at rural and urban hospitals, and trends over time.
Discussion paper

Partnership for Justice in Health: scoping paper on race, racism and the Australian health system

This paper assists the Partnership for Justice in Health in conceiving a more concerted and cohesive national anti-racist health agenda.
Report

Hidden in plain sight: optimising the allied health professions for better, more sustainable integrated care

This report examines the evidence and identifies the critical changes that are key to designing a system with fully integrated allied health services aligned with the objectives of the health and disability system reforms.
Journal article

Prevalence of everyday discrimination and relation with well-being among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults in Australia

This study employs a validated measure to quantify experiences of everyday discrimination in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults surveyed from 2018 to 2020.
Report

Breaking the Silence

This summary report presents the key findings of a state-wide survey completed by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, living in Western Australia and identifying as LGBTIQ+.
Briefing paper

Towards a sustainable funding model for telehealth in Australia

Drawing on government and non-government research, this briefing paper identifies and investigates potential barriers to cost-effectiveness, efficiency and equity in existing telehealth policies.
Journal article

Culturally competent communication in Indigenous disability assessment: a qualitative study

This article aims to identify key elements of culturally competent communication in Indigenous disability assessment and planning, and provide recommendations for strengthening capacity in this area.
Strategy

Australian Medical Association's vision for Australia's health

This strategy document represents a clear blueprint for all governments and players in Australia's health system, and is built around five pillars of detailed policy reform.