On 15 and 16 October, the NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability hosted researchers from the Centre’s ‘Reducing waste and low-value care’ research stream (2.2). Associate Professor Yvonne Zurynski opened the meeting with an overview of the Centre’s recent activities. These include the recently completed Crowd-Wisdom survey at the International Hospital Federation’s World Hospital... Read More
16 October 2018 The cost of delivering healthcare in most high income countries is now considered unsustainable and without major reforms is expected to be unaffordable by the middle of the 21st century. The current challenge for heathcare funders and providers is how to deliver high-value, efficient and effective care while slowing (and in some... Read More
This WEBINAR by Professor Jonathan Karnon, Jade Hart and Kenneth Lo will discuss the commissioning approach of PHNs and the challenges of assessing the cost effectiveness of primary health services. Powerpoint presentation from Webinar, 17 October 2018. Webinar, 17 October 2018 (20Mb)
Waste, and how do we combat it? It’s a challenge facing all industries but nowhere more so than healthcare. Worldwide, waste is recognised as one of the biggest threats to future healthcare security. The Partnership Centre has three research streams and today we’d like to introduce you to Stream 2: Reducing Waste and Low-value Care... Read More
Do people really need to front up to a healthcare provider or health facility to get the healthcare they need? Telehealth consultations, health monitoring apps and shared patient records are some of the answers to our increasingly unsustainable health system. The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) at Macquarie University, hosts the NHMRC Partnership Centre... Read More
The full Investigation Team came together at the Australian Institute of Innovation to discuss research progress and plan future research strategy. Most streams are completing scoping reviews and prioritising the highest-value interventions in collaboration with system partners. During Years 2 and 3 implementation partners will be sought to pilot and evaluate scalability of interventions. The... Read More
Members of the full Investigation Team – Research and System Leads as well as Investigators nominated by Funding Partners – came together at AIHI to plan the first year’s research strategy and to map out ways to optimise collective endeavour, prior to commencement of the Grant.
Held on: Thursday 16 March 2017 This Symposium was the first in a series to be held by the new NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability hosted by Macquarie University. Please see Event Outcomes Page to access Report, Communique and Presentations.
This symposium, held on 16 March 2017 in Sydney, was attended by over 120 people from all around Australia. The proposed research plans of the Investigation Team were presented and then participants assisted in shaping and refining the future research agenda of the new Partnership Centre. This highly productive day of deliberation was followed by a... Read More
Fewer taxpayers and an ageing population — it doesn’t add up. Healthcare spending is rising so steeply that a CSIRO strategist recently forecast health costs would equal our total national tax take within the next few decades if we persisted with business as usual.