Blog post

26 Jul 2018

This FlagPost was originally published on 24 July 2018. It has since been amended to reference the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 relevant to the release of health information by private medical practitioners. As an adjunct task, it has also been updated to reflect...


Cybersecurity across the Australian healthcare sector
22 Jul 2018

HISA’s Cybersecurity Community of Practice (CoP) was established to inform and engage stakeholders and healthcare providers across the Australian health ecosystem regarding cybersecurity.

There are those who ask “who would be interested in hacking patient data?” It is precisely this attitude together with the...

Briefing paper

22 Sep 2016

This Evidence Brief from the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s (AHHA) Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research and Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) provides recommendations for health service providers including hospitals and Primary Health Networks (PHNs) to increase the role of consumers in designing...

Briefing paper

12 Feb 2015

Rationing healthcare in some form is inevitable, even in wealthy countries, because resources are scarce and demand for healthcare is always likely to exceed supply. This means that decision-makers must make choices about which health programs and initiatives should receive public funding and which ones...

Journal article

3 May 2010

Key arguments of the recent proposal for health reforms are questionable, writes Jeff Richardson in the Medical Journal of Australia.


1 Jul 2006

This booklet promotes the importance of architecture and design quality at all levels. Britain is witnessing its largest public building programme for a generation. Every city, town and neighbourhood will see a marked change in its fabric over the course of the next decade.



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