Healthcare

What Happens Next? with Bernard Salt: The new reality for healthcare post COVID-19

In our first episode of What Happens Next, host Bernard Salt discusses the role technology is playing in the Australian healthcare sector

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Australia’s clean, green & healthy image underpins surging Chinese investment in Australian healthcare.

Doug Ferguson discusses the latest trends from KPMG’s Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australian Healthcare report.

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Aged Care in Australia needs to be more customer centric.

The Australian aged care sector is vital to the well-being of our society. Yet KPMG research released this week shows customer services needs to improve for clients and their families when they first approach care providers.

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Housing affordability & health: more insights on #Budget2017

The underlying economic forecasts contained in the budget do not indicate boom times ahead, and there is current excess capacity within the Australian economy which will take some time to be taken up.

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Increased transparency in healthcare hasn’t yet lived up to its promise of transforming quality and cost

Australia’s health system is more transparent than most other countries – but needs more work to turn this into meaningful information for patients and users.

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No family house? No inheritance? Potential impacts from the rising cost of residential aged care

Housing affordability impacting young people is headline news – but what about the other end of life’s journey?

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With baby boomers entering the market, will aged care respond with a more consumer directed focus?

The movement of aged care funding to a market-based system and individualised budgets is not new. In the last decade, similar reforms have been introduced in the United Kingdom and…

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A healthier structural deficit: taking the temperature on healthcare

Yesterday we released the ‘Solving the Structural Deficit’ report which is our contribution to the public conversation about creating a strong and sustainable Australia. It’s not just for now, but…

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Government aged care reform: providers must adapt, be flexible & innovate to remain relevant

Yesterday the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Federal Minister for Health, Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Sport reaffirmed the path of health and aged care reforms with the announcement…

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Rethinking human services

People don’t normally associate human services like disability, aged care, and homelessness services with markets and competition. However, this is changing as Governments move to introduce reforms like consumer directed care and…

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