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Journal article

Australian Aboriginal techniques for memorization: translation into a medical and allied health education setting

It is clear from these studies that students in the medical and allied health professions expect that memorization will play a substantial role in their training, and they are receptive to learning techniques that can improve memory tasks. The students sampled in this work viewed...
Discussion paper

Our health and disability system

This paper summarises the New Zealand Government’s plan to strengthen the health system to ensure every New Zealander can access the right care at the right time.
Discussion paper

Te Ara Pounamu: A Tiriti-dynamic system

On 26 November 2020, Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency hosted a national virtual hui that brought together public and population health leaders and practitioners to connect and reflect on proposed system changes, challenges and future opportunities in Aotearoa New Zealand. The themes and views from...
Report

Medicare advanced imaging payment: dysfunctional policy making

This report outlines background information on U.S Medicare payment for imaging services in outpatient settings, followed by payment issues, trends and factors that make imaging payment policy difficult. It continues with an enumeration of recent policies designed to control Medicare spending on imaging, and offers...
Report

Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2020

The main purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Report

Securing a positive health care technology legacy from COVID-19

This report explores the challenges of implementing health care technologies and investigates patient and staff experiences of technology during the first phase of the coronavirus pandemic. It draws on learning from the Health Foundation’s programmes and YouGov surveys of over 4,000 UK adults and over...
Journal article

Aboriginal community controlled health organisations address health equity through action on the social determinants of health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia

This study provides evidence of the considerable efforts of the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation sector, as a primary health care provider, in addressing the social determinants of health and health inequity experienced by Indigenous communities.
Report

Papua New Guinea's primary health care system: views from the frontline

This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system. Overall, the findings suggest that major health policies and broader reforms implemented under the O’Neill Government to strengthen the health system were struggling to...
Report

Traumatology talks – black wounds, white stitches

This report investigates how First Nations people can receive quality health care in culturally safe ways, when presenting to hospital emergency departments.