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The Australian health care system / Stephen Duckett.

By: Duckett, Stephen [author.]Publisher: Docklands, Victoria : Oxford University Press, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Edition: Sixth editionDescription: xxiii, 411 pages ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190332976Subject(s): Health services administration | Hospital Administration | Health Facility Administration | Public Health Administration -- Australia | Delivery of Health Care | Health Policy | Hospitals -- Administration | Medical policy | Public health | Health facilities -- Administration | Medical care | Hospitals -- Australia -- Administration | Health facilities -- Australia -- Administration | Medical care -- Australia | Health Facilities -- Australia -- Organization and Administration | Health services administration -- Australia | Medical policy -- Australia | Public health -- Australia | Australia | AustralianDDC classification: 362.10994 DUC 2022 LOC classification: RA371 | .D8 2022NLM classification: W 84 KA8

"Digital student resources"--cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 352-404) and index.

Frameworks for analysis -- The Australian population and its health -- Financing health care -- The health workforce -- Governance, accountability and reform -- Public health -- Primary care -- Hospitals -- Specialised health services -- Pharmaceuticals -- Meeting the needs of older people and people with disabilities -- Policy challenges for the Australian health care system.

The Australian health care system is a comprehensive and forward-looking overview of the structure and operation of health systems and services in Australia. It analyses how the inputs of Australian health services impact and influence the outcomes on individuals, communities and policies. The Australian health care system uses the criteria of equity, quality, efficiency and acceptability to evaluate Australia's health care system. It includes discussion and critique of recent health research and health system reforms. Written by a subject expert, this book offers a deep dive into Australian health care in an easy to interpret, comprehensive style. New to this edition: Discussion and critique of recent events and their impact on the health care system, including the outcomes of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 2021, lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased use of digital health technologies; Graphs, statistics and references extensively updated with the latest data to reflect recent health policy and medical research; New and updated case studies throughout the text reflecting topical issues; Author video summaries introducing each chapter topic. New to this edition Discussion and critique of recent events and their impact on the health care system, including the outcomes of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 2021, lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the increased use of digital health technologies Graphs, statistics and references extensively updated with the latest data to reflect recent health policy and medical research New and updated case studies throughout the text reflecting topical issues Author video summaries introducing each chapter topic

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