Primary health care

Report

A report prepared by the Lowitja Institute for the Close the Gap Steering Committee
19 Mar 2019
0

To address the widening life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians, this report identifies three priority areas that must be addressed.

Draft report

12 Mar 2019
254

The Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019–2024 will use a combination of population health need, demand and supply assessment analysis, as well as a variety of consultation approaches to determine the focus for the next five years. This document provides the rationale to the approach, and...

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.

Policy report

21 Feb 2019
696

This paper investigates whether Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are fit-for-purpose to drive and foster needed reforms in primary care, and offer suggestions for improving this capability.

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

The potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and well-being of older people and people with a limiting long-standing illness, disability or infirmity in Wales
7 Feb 2019
15

This comprehensive and independent report sets a clear roadmap for how digital inclusion can improve the health and well-being of many people in Wales.

Briefing paper

14 Jan 2019
348

There have been numerous calls to establish a national minimum data set for primary health care in Australia. Despite significant investment in the provision of primary health care services in Australia, little is known about what services are being delivered to whom, with what outcomes....

Journal article

14 Jan 2019
36

The launch of the third edition of the National guide to preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in March 2018 heralds a renewed commitment to improving the delivery of preventive care, and should reinvigorate discussions on the effectiveness of Indigenous-specific health...

Working paper

17 Dec 2018
55

This working paper demonstrates how clinical data from participating practices can help inform policy, research and health systems to improve health outcomes for all Australians. 

Website

11 Dec 2018
39

The interactive data visualisations in this web report allow for comparison of the most recent data from 36 Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) member countries, across a range of health and health care indicators, with a focus on Australia’s international performance.

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

7 Dec 2018
18

This report examined the health services used by more than 37,300 people with coronary heart disease (CHD) who were discharged from a public hospital in New South Wales or Victoria between April 2012 and June 2013. The report analysed linked de-identified hospitalisation data to Medicare...

Report

7 Dec 2018
23

This report provides an in-depth investigation of the health industry – a sector that is of critical importance to WA’s economy and people. The report explores the economic and employment opportunity it provides, including the sector’s evolution over time.

Report

Exploring the future health of young people in five sites across the UK
4 Dec 2018
8

The health of its young people is one of the biggest assets a country holds, determining its future wellbeing, costs and productivity. It forms the basis for the health of democracy, the economy and shapes the social fabric. For governments across the world, the stewardship...

Report

Australian health data series Volume 2
29 Nov 2018
26

This report offers a series of recommendations to enhance health and medical research in Australia, saving lives and saving dollars.

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.

Report

21 Nov 2018
42

This fifth national report on the national Key Performance Indicators (nKPIs) data collection is based on data from 231 primary health care organisations that receive funding from the Department of Health to provide services primarily to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Journal article

21 Nov 2018
3

Institutional racism is a major contributor to the health gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians. This study describes the nature and management of institutional racism and considers recent changes in an Australian hospital and health service (HHS) to illustrate the...

Report

The potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and well-being of older people and people with a limiting long-standing illness, disability or infirmity in Wales
7 Nov 2018
20

This joint report from the Carnegie UK Trust and Wales Cooperative Centre examines the potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Wales with a limiting long-term condition.

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