The Health and Disability System Review Panel has released its interim report, having delivered it to the Minister of Health last week, consistent with the timeline in its Terms of Reference (TOR). The report reflects the submissions the Panel has received, the feedback from the many meetings attended around the country, and the analysis undertaken over the past several months.Read more →
Most mentoring relationships come to a natural ending: the original issues have been resolved, one or other of the parties has moved on, or the agreed time limit is reached.Read more →
A good ending involves a review of the mentoring process, learning and achievements, and a celebration. With our 2018/19 Mentoring Program drawing to an end and the call for interest in our 2019/20 Program we asked participants in this years’ program to reflect on the mentoring journey and to provide advice for prospective mentors and mentees.
Hosted University of Sydney, but open to all Universities, in this event NHMRC CEO, Professor Anne Kelso AO FAA FAHMS will discuss the outcomes of the most recent NHMRC Investigator Grant round. Registration is essential.Read more →
A new platform to support capacity building in health economics in Western Australia through research, teaching and knowledge transfer.Read more →
The Commonwealth Fund and the Australian governments encourage 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 12 months in the United States as a Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice, as part of a class of Fellows drawn from Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom. The deadline for applications has been extended to 28 October 2019.Read more →
HSRAANZ Webinar – How does the cost of medicines to patients influence the use of guidelines-based medicines for asthma in Australia?
The recording from our latest webinar is now available. A/Prof Tracey Laba discussed her research on the impact of cost on the use of asthma medicines in Australia.Read more →
Cancer screening in Australia is the focus of the latest issue of PHRP, which was supported by and developed in partnership with Cancer Council Australia and Cancer Institute NSW. Articles explore a range of topics on this theme, from ways to increase participation in the bowel screening program to new approaches and technologies to improve breast screening.Read more →
On 1 August 2019, Professor Adrian Barnett, Queensland University of Technology presented a HSRAANZ webinar on the current crisis in health and medical statistics and the potential to increase the value of health and medical research by promoting better statistical practice. A recording and the slides from the presentation are now available to view.Read more →
New Zealand Ministry of Health resources highlight the need to make equity a reality, not just rhetoric
New Zealand Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield has marked the release of a new Ministry publication Achieving Equity in Health Outcomes: Summary of a Discovery Process, with a video discussing how achieving more equitable health for all New Zealanders requires commissioning work with equity at front of mind. Dr Bloomfield will open the HSRAANZ’s Conference this December, which will focus on the role of HSR in addressing health service inequities to improve health systems performance.Read more →
The Futrure of Health Services Research: Advancing Health Systems Research and Practice in the United States
With funding support from AcademyHealth, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Board of Family Medicine, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Association of American Medical Colleges, Federation of American Hospitals, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a new National Academy of Medicine special publication identifies the range of issues that health services research must consider, address, and potentially overcome to transform the field to meet the needs of a 21st-century health care system in the United States.Read more →