Tag: Activity Based Funding


Hospital funding: $1 billion lost due to inefficiencies every year

A new study by the Grattan Institute has found that public hospitals in Australia are spending over $1 billion every year with little or no benefit to the patient. According to the Victoria based think tank, the funds are not used to provide improved better care, but rather derive from inefficiencies within the system. “What…

11 Mar 2014, by Test1 Test1


CASE STUDY: Integrating patient costing with health unit management

By Garth Barnett, Senior Costing Consultant, PowerHealth Solutions This is preview of my paper for 2014 Hospital Patient Costing conference. I have outlined the steps and approach taken for the case study here in this article, and will be providing full supporting data at my conference presentation. INTRODUCTION During 2013, PowerHealth Solutions (PHS) and SA…

10 Feb 2014, by Test1 Test1