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  • It’s time to transform our culture so we shift from not talking about dying to talking about it. It’s time to share the way we want to live at the end of our lives. And it’s time to communicate about the kind of End of Life Care we want and don’t want for ourselves and our loved ones....

  • The practice of medicine must adapt to meet evolving practical and ethical challenges of an aging population, in addition to ongoing improvement in the technological capacity to prolong life. To meet these challenges, doctors need to incorporate better care at end of life into routine practice...

News & Analysis

  • The Australian Health Policy Collaboration (AHPC) released an Australian-first national health report card on preventable chronic diseases, conditions and risk factors. There is some good news but much to do if we are to prevent poor and inequitable health outcomes. ...

  • Death as dinner conversation? You bet. This week the Australian Centre for Health Research (ACHR) is launching the Australian edition of Death Over Dinner (www.deathoverdinner.org.au). It is a call to action for all Australians to start a conversation with their friends and family about death. Deat...

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About ACHR
About ACHR
ACHR is an independent, health research institute focused on accelerating evidence-based solutions to improve the quality and lower the costs of care. Concentrating on the creation, translation and advocacy of health systems knowledge, ACHR transforms evidence on high-quality, high-value care into policy and practice…Read more

Issue Briefs

  • Australia’s health workforce is under pressure and must undergo significant transformation to meet the rapidly rising demands for healthcare. If Australia is to continue to have a high-quality health system that is sustainable and affordable, we need to look at how the workforce can provide health s...

  • End of Life Care is about improving the quality of care and experience for all patients at the end of their life, and supporting their carers and families, regardless of their condition, setting, or social and personal circumstances. End-of-life care is now recognised as a priority for health system...

  • Worldwide, there is currently more information generated in a single day than we could possibly absorb in an entire lifetime. Predictive analytics is the analysis of current and historical data elements to make predictions about future events and trends. This is particularly valuable as the healthca...

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  1. DEATH OVER DINNER

    May 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - December 31, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    until December 4, 2016