The working paper explores the contested history of publicly funded health care in Australia. It describes the dual role of private health care as a complement to and substitute for public care and questions whether whether government should support private health care directly, or via public health insurance – or not at all.Read more →
The AIHW is consulting on the National Primary Health Care Data Asset Data Development Plan. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 11.59pm Sunday 28 July 2019. HSRAANZ members are encouraged to make an individual submission and to contribute to the Association’s submission.Read more →
The Commonwealth Fund invites promising mid-career professionals—government policymakers, academic researchers, clinical leaders, hospital and insurance managers, and journalists—from Australia to apply for a unique opportunity to spend up to 12 months in the United States as a Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice. Established by The Commonwealth Fund in 1925, the Harkness Fellowships were modeled after the Rhodes Scholarships and aim to produce the next generation of health policy leaders in participating countries.
Join the Commonwealth Fund on July 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m./11:00 a.m. (AEST/NZST) for an informational webinar featuring Fellowship Director Robin Osborn and Australian Harkness Fellow Adam Elshaug.Read more →
11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference – Call for Abstracts extended to Friday 19 July – Don’t miss out!
Abstracts are now invited for the 11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference. If you wish to submit an abstract for consideration, please follow the submission form links below. Potential presenters should note that all costs to attend the conference must be met from their own resources. The 2019 Conference theme is Addressing Health Service Inequities to Address Health System Performance. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 8 July 2019.Read more →
The 2017 Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation provided a comprehensive roadmap for reform in the supply of medicines to Australian consumers. The Report took almost two years to complete and presented over 40 recommendations to government. Most recommendations were agreed unanimously by a panel that included a consumer representative and a Pharmacy Guild member. They offer benefits to consumers and value-for-money for taxpayers. In this webinar, the Chair of the Review will discuss the need for reform and the options presented by the Review. As the Commonwealth Government and the Pharmacy Guild commence negotiations on the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, it is important that these recommendations form the foundations of that Agreement.Read more →
The Health Services Research Associaiton of Australia and New Zealand’s (HSRAANZ) awards and prizes program recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of health services and policy research in Australia and New Zealand. This year we will be presenting awards for the Best Health Services and Policy Research Papers and Distinguished Investigator Awards. The deadline for receipt of nominations has been extended to 25 August.Read more →
Research Australia is calling for nominations for the Health and Medical Research Awards for 2019. These prestigious awards are a celebration of the outstanding efforts and achievements of individuals and teams who drive and support the opportunities that health and medical innovation bring to each and every one of our lives.
Primary nominators must be from a member organisation of Research Australia. HSRAANZ is a member organisation therefore all of our financial members can make a nomination.
Categories include the “Health Services Research Award”. This Award is for an individual who has provided leadership and made an outstanding contribution to health services research; driven research that has led to a significant improvement in healthcare; and/or has championed the development of the health services research field.Read more →
The JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program (CSRTP) enables participants to learn how to conduct robust systematic reviews of different evidence types in order to provide the strongest possible evidence to inform decision making or clinical guidelines in healthcare.Read more →
HSRAANZ Webinar – The Local Level Evaluation of Healthcare in Australia – a presentation by representatives of the Health Systems Improvement and Sustainability (HSIS) Working Group 3 (WG3)
A recording of our latest webinar is now available to view. In this presentation, representatives of the Health Systems Improvement (HSIS) Working Group 3 (WG3) pinpoint where strengthening of healthcare evaluation is needed. It provides a pathway to improve the evaluation of healthcare in Australia. It highlights an opportunity to improve Australia’s healthcare system in terms of effectiveness, equity and value.Read more →
The HCF Research Foundation is making its 9th annual call for research projects to deliver $1 million in funding to the research community in health care areas that provide opportunity to significantly improve health services.Read more →