Lessons from a report on Aboriginal health issues can be transferred to journalism.
Means testing is all very well, but do we need private health insurance at all? Ian McAuley makes the case for why a state-backed system works better at Inside Story.
There's one issue that will unite the electorate more than climate change, claims Dennis Shanahan, and that's health care. Taking over the public health care system would really shake up the whole election. Will they do it?
To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. And so John Menadue, who has undeniably hit a few nails on the head in his time, continues to bang on for 30 years, writes Dr Graham.
Does the media truly contribute to the solution of health problems? Professor Katherine McGrath investigates.
The background paper intended to guide health discussions at the 2020 Summit is now available here, and the news is not encouraging, writes Melissa Sweet.
The ideal health system, I suggest, is one where appropriate and effective care is provided to all who need it a timely and an efficient manner, writes Professor Stephen Leeder.
A sound health policy will not just spend money, it will spend it wisely. The AMA’s latest policy hits all the politically-correct buttons but are we getting the best value for our health spending?
The States and Territories report on health funding, released last weekend, found that the Commonwealth is short changing them to the tune of $1.1 billion per year in hospital funding. Not surprisingly, state and territory governments are asking that this funding be repaid.