Tag Archives: Dr Adrian Webster

Gov’t opens door to health information

Accessing information about the health of Australians and healthcare performance will be made easier by two new online resources launched by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The Australian Health Performance Framework (AHPF) was created by the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Committee (AHMAC) as a single mechanism for …

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Health spend tracking at below inflation rate

More than $185 billion, or almost $7,500 per person, was spent on health goods and services in Australia during 2017-18, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, ‘Health expenditure in Australia 2017-18’, reveals spending per person decreased by 0.4 per cent, …

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Hospital intake rate outpaces population

Hospital admissions have risen faster than population growth, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, ‘Admitted patient care 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics’, showed that 60 per cent of the 11.3 million hospital admissions were to public hospitals, and that over the …

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