Medical care

Report

14 Mar 2019
1

This paper looks particularly at the challenges involved in promoting individual autonomy - supporting individuals to make informed choices about future medical interventions.

Discussion paper

A review of the national reviews of Australia's health service arrangements
28 Feb 2019
519

This issues paper highlights the complexity and dysfunction of the current health system in Australia and aims to bring attention to the considerable agreement across national health reviews over the past 35 years.

Report

22 Feb 2019
10

Healthcare is a key component of the U.S economy, but healthcare spending increases consistently outstrip GDP growth. Improving productivity in healthcare delivery could change this dynamic without harming patient care.

Journal article

20 Feb 2019
14

Abstract:

Background: The community prevalence of advance care directives (ACDs) is low despite known benefits of advance care planning for patients, families and health professionals.

Aim: To determine the community prevalence of instructional and appointing ACDs in New South Wales, Victoria and...

Report

19 Feb 2019
98

With financial sustainability, care delivery, patient centricity, digital transformation, and regulatory compliance at the top of the agenda, this report argues that health care sector leaders need to collaborate with all stakeholders, as they look to shape the future of health care and establish a...

Report

12 Feb 2019
48

This is the third annual NHS workforce trends report published by the Health Foundation. Analysis of the NHS staff profile and trends in England in 2018 largely confirms the trends identified in our 2016 and 2017 reports, and shows an ongoing deterioration for some key...

Report

31 Jan 2019
85

This report reveals that 250,000 Australians are hospitalised each year, with another 400,000 presenting to emergency departments, as a result of medication errors, inappropriate use, misadventure and interactions.

Journal article

18 Dec 2018
27

The aim of this research was to explore health professional's perspectives on the provision of follow-up cancer care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients in Queensland.

Report

Strengths, opportunities, constraints and barriers to the commercialisation of evidence based digital health technologies in Australia
10 Dec 2018
187

This report argues that leveraging new technologies will be instrumental in improving healthcare access and affordability for taxpayers.

Report

6 Dec 2018
6

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

A white paper
26 Nov 2018
81

This white paper is the Consumers Health Forum of Australia’s philosophy and aspirations for the future role of consumers shaping health. Over twenty consumers, researchers, clinicians and leaders at the forefront of health policy in Australia have contributed to the paper.

Strategy

24 Oct 2018
97

This report paints the clearest picture yet of the true burden of lung cancer in Australia, now and over the next decade. It hones in on the confronting challenges facing those living with lung cancer and outlines solutions to improve outcomes that are currently far...

Report

23 Oct 2018
9

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...

Discussion paper

4 Oct 2018
173

This exploration of potentially preventable hospitalisations focuses on conditions that may be prevented or managed best by general practice to minimise likelihood of admission. The proposed specification was developed in conjunction with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, with a view to use as...

Report

4 Oct 2018
40

Described as a “whole of practice transformation”, the Health Care Home model involves health professionals working together in new ways, and using tools such as an online patient portal and GP telephone triage, to tailor services to patients’ needs.

Report

2 Oct 2018
155

This survey report found that consumers want support in finding accurate, effective smartphone apps for health and wellness, and they should be subject to an authoritative regulatory system that rates them for efficacy.

Journal article

27 Sep 2018
27

This article summarises a new framework to improve the success of technology projects: the nonadoption, abandonment, scaleup, spread and sustainability (NASSS) framework.

Report

Shifting Australia’s focus from illness treatment to health and wellbeing management
10 Sep 2018
4

This report provides a vision and plan for how Australia can shift focus away from illness treatment and towards the management of health and wellbeing.

Report

29 Jul 2018
403

Primary care policy in Australia is under-done. Neither the Commonwealth nor the states have taken the lead. This report shows new policies are needed.

Guide

23 Jul 2018
167

These guidelines provide clinical guidance and policy direction for opioid treatment in New South Wales. They align with national directions and recommendations, and incorporate the latest clinical evidence.

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