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The Australian Health Care System 4e, provides students with a fully updated, comprehensive and forward looking overview of the structure and operation of health systems and services in Australia. It adopts a systems approach to analyse how the inputs of Australian health services, such as finances, the health workforce, and the roles of state and federal government - influence the outputs and outcomes, which range from consumer confidence to policy changes.

Written with an emphasis on policy and economic issues, the book provides an extensive overview of the interactions between consumers and providers of health care in Australia. This fourth edition includes expanded coverage of Primary Care, Specialist Health Services, Aged Care and Disability Services and increased pedagogy, such as case studies of sections of the health care system.

Stephen Duckett - the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Health Services. Dr Duckett was, from 2006 to 2009, Chief Executive of the Centre for Healthcare Improvement in Queensland Health, responsible for clinical governance, leadership transformation, health statistics and public reporting and improving hospital access (elective surgery, emergency department care, outpatients) across Queensland.Sharon Willcox is the Sharon Willcox is the Director, Health Policy Solutions and is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. Her government experience in the Victorian, New South Wales and Commonwealth health departments has included a leading role in the negotiations of the 1998-2003 and 2003-2008 Australian Health Care Agreements for funding public hospitals, improving public reporting on health system performance, and reforming the interface of acute and aged care services.

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  • PDF | 387 pages
  • Oxford University Press; 4 edition (November 10, 2011)
  • English
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  • By Brooke Simpson on April 13, 2014

    The book itself is as described. I was a little disappointed in the poor quality of the pages- I used stick on tabs on the pages, and when I tried to carefully peel them off, the pages in the book just ripped and tore.


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