Impacts of climate change on public health in Australia: Recommendations for new policies and practices for adaptation within the public health sector – Deeble institute – 14 October 2014

Posted on October 21, 2014. Filed under: Climate Change, Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion | Tags: |

Impacts of climate change on public health in Australia: Recommendations for new policies and practices for adaptation within the public health sector – Deeble institute – 14 October 2014

“This Issues Brief provides information, opinions and recommendations relevant to assessing the potential impacts of climate change on public health in Australia, as well as guidelines for decision-making in responding to these impacts.”

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Can we improve the health system with pay-for-performance? – Deeble Institute Issues Brief no. 5 – 28 May 2014

Posted on June 11, 2014. Filed under: Health Systems Improvement | Tags: |

Can we improve the health system with pay-for-performance? – Deeble Institute Issues Brief no. 5 – 28 May 2014

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Can we improve the health system with performance reporting? – Deeble Institute Issues Brief no. 6 – 29 May 2014

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Can we improve the health system with performance reporting? – Deeble Institute Issues Brief no. 6 – 29 May 2014

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Is it possible to incorporate quality into hospital pricing systems? – Deeble Institute Evidence Brief – 22 July 2013

Posted on July 25, 2013. Filed under: Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality, Health Economics | Tags: , |

Is it possible to incorporate quality into hospital pricing systems? – Deeble Institute Evidence Brief – 22 July 2013

“Australia has recently implemented an activity-based funding system for public hospitals. Policymakers and providers are keen to ensure that the price paid for health care services stimulates improvements in quality and safety, but some remain sceptical that this can be achieved through pricing mechanisms.

There are four main ways of linking quality and safety to hospital pricing in the context of activity based funding:”

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Are our policies and laws leading to treatment delays for people with schizophrenia? – Deeble Institute – 14 February 2013

Posted on February 14, 2013. Filed under: Mental Health Psychi Psychol | Tags: , |

Are our policies and laws leading to treatment delays for people with schizophrenia?  – Deeble Institute – 14 February 2013

Deeble Institute – Ms Sandra L Matheson, Ms Alana M. Shepherd, Prof Vaughan J. Carr, Dr Anne-marie Boxall and Mr Krister H. Partel

“Under Australian mental health laws, an Obligatory Dangerousness Criterion is used as the means by which patients are assessed for the appropriateness of involuntary (compulsory) treatment. While developed to balance the rights of the mentally ill with the need to protect the public, some experts have begun to raise questions about its utility.”

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