Surgery

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Briefing paper

Measuring value in new health technology assessments: a focus on robotic surgery in public hospitals

This paper draws on the experience of Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) in Queensland and the processes it undertook to purchase the Mako robotic system for hip and knee replacements and how it was implemented into a major public hospital. The case study...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Peter Dutton oversimplifies increase in elective surgery, GP waiting times

Opposition health spokesman Peter Dutton claims that under the Labor Government, Australians are waiting longer to see their GP and waiting longer for elective surgery.
Report

Elective surgery waiting times 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics

Elective surgery waiting times 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics focuses on information about public hospital elective surgery waiting lists between. It presents information on overall activity, what elective surgery was provided and how long people waited for elective surgery.
Report

Hip fracture incidence and hospitalisations in Australia 2015–16

In 2015–16, there were an estimated 18,746 new hip fractures in Australia, a crude rate of 199 hip fractures per 100,000 population aged 45 and over. This represents a decline in the rate of hip fractures over time, suggesting that measures to reduce risk factors...
Report

Elective surgery waiting times 2016–17: Australian hospital statistics

This report focuses on information about public hospital elective surgery waiting lists. It presents information on overall activity, what elective surgery was provided and how long people waited for elective surgery.
Report

Victorian public hospital operating theatre efficiency

This audit examined whether Victoria’s operating theatres are being used efficiently and whether the Department of Health and Human Services' leadership of the health system is driving efficiency.