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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...

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...

While we understand the importance of reducing unnecessary tests, many want all the medical tests regardless of need, says a new report from Choosing Wisely Australia. The Choosing Wisely in Australia 2016 Report offers some key insights into the drivers of unnecessary healthcare and details the success of the campaign...

Recent reforms aim to increase patient access, reduce costs, and improve healthcare quality as payers focus on greater value. As conventional fee-for-service becomes less viable, Cardiologists will need to understand emerging payment models to succeed in the evolving payment landscape. This paper reviews existing payment and delivery reforms that affect...

Ian Harris, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, UNSW and Professor Paul Myles, Chair of the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University Surgery may not be the best option for a good health outcome. If the surgeon’s decision is in line with evidence from scientific studies, there’s little problem....