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  • In 2017 ACHR will be launching the Bend the Curve Campaign. This campaign focusses on collaborative and innovative approaches to achieving High-Value Care across the health, disability and aged care sectors. The key outcome is better quality care at a lower cost and to promote access to affordable, quality care for Australians. ...

  • We wish all our members, partners and friends a festive and safe holiday season. ACHR will be closed from Friday, 23rd December 2016 and will reopen on Monday, 16th January 2017. We looking forward to unveiling exciting new projects in 2017. ...

  • Value-driven payment system reform is a potential tool for aligning economic incentives with the improvement of quality health care and containment of cost. In Taiwan, bundled payment may lead to better adherence to quality indicators, better outcomes, and more effective cost-control over time. ...

Opinion Pieces

  • Philip Clarke, Professor of Health Economics, University of Melbourne and Peter Sivey, Associate Professor, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University Good health data and statistics should be a priority of politicians across Australia. Hospital death rates provide important performance data, giving patients more information and help improve the quality and safety of our hospitals. So why wasn't this data released last year?...

  • Jim Gillespie, Deputy Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy & Associate Professor in Health Policy, University of Sydney Greg Hunt was today announced as federal health (and sport) minister following Sussan Ley’s resignation. Can Hunt implement the series of major reviews of spending programs launched under Ley?...

  • Roger Watson, Professor of Nursing, University of Hull There is significant evidence that nurses do many things as well as doctors. They do so well, in fact, that you may soon begin to question why you have a doctor when you could be seen by a nurse....

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