Volume 212, Issue 3, Feb 2020, Implementing value-based healthcare at scale: the NSW experience
NSW Health Secretary Elizabeth Koff and Deputy Secretary Dr Nigel Lyons recently authored an article in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA).
The perspective article considers what value in health care means and how the NSW health system can deliver it at scale. It explores the worldwide challenge of health service sustainability and what the move from volume to value means for NSW Health.
Volume 43 Number 5 2019 of Australian Health Review, the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s peer reviewed journal, was a special edition featuring research on value-based health care and outcomes that matter to patients. A number of articles discussed the importance of collaboration between health providers and the embedding of integrated care into everyday clinical practice. In releasing the edition, AHHA CEO Alison Verhoeven said that ‘our current health system is structured to rewards, and payment for, occasions of service rather than results and outcomes that matter to patients’ – read the full media release here.
The editorial ‘Value-based healthcare – meeting the evolving needs of our population’ was written by Sally Lewis of the NHS Wales and is available Australian Health Review Policy Reflection – Value-based healthcare by Sally Lewis.
The edition is available for access at: http://www.publish.csiro.au/ah
The Health Advocate is the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association’s high quality, insightful and entertaining magazine filled with the thoughts and opinions of Australia’s leading health managers, academics and clinicians. The magazine keeps you up to date on the latest developments and thinking in the Australian health system.
The June 2019 issue focuses on value and outcomes and features articles including:
– What is value in healthcare?
– New Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care
– Value and outcomes in public dental funding
– Care coordination for children with chronic conditions
Read the June edition online here