Tag: primary care

Healthcare

Australian healthcare good, but could be better

A new report published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) suggests that the quality of Australian healthcare is comparable on a global scale, but there are still areas for improvement. According to the 'OECD health-care quality indicators in Australia 2011-12' report, Australia performed well in a range of key areas such as primary care,…

16 May 2014, by test test

Healthcare

AIHW reports long-term rise in healthcare spending

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has indicated that healthcare spending in Australia has "risen markedly" over the last 10 years - but this growth has been inconsistent across geographical regions and sectors. The 'Health expenditure Australia 2011-12: analysis by sector' report found that while expenditure on healthcare increased on the whole…

2 Apr 2014, by test test

Healthcare

3 trends in Australia’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape

Australia's healthcare systems are changing rapidly as the country seeks to combat an ageing population, efficiency problems and uneven service distribution. A new Frost & Sullivan report said the global healthcare industry is in a state of "accelerated evolution" due to market forces and changing demographics. This is creating disruptions for traditional healthcare models and…

25 Feb 2014, by test test