17 September 2018 Report
Consumers Health Forum, The George Institute, The University of Queensland

This report presents the arguments as to why all political and other leaders must act now to transform Australia’s health system to ensure it is sustainable, effective, efficient, and leads to greater satisfaction for both consumers and service providers.

The report provides priorities for...

13 September 2018 Presentations and Speeches

Watch here: youtu.be/B-9Z7KpQqW0 In this webinar, we discuss among other topics what skills are required to use My Health Record, the level of digital inclusion in Australia and discuss the ethics of the decision to opting people with low digital or...

10 September 2018 Submission

The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board sought reflections and feedback on the first set of priorities for the Medical Research Future Fund (the MRFF) via a survey. This submission details CHF’s responses to the key questions in the survey.

6 September 2018 Presentations and Speeches

Watch here: youtu.be/M59yAJt_njM   In this webinar, we discuss among other topics the risks to privacy and security, the risk to community perceptions of the intersection between the health system and government, and what measures are in place to manage...

3 September 2018 Presentations and Speeches

Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=xdOpbG8ZJo8. In this webinar, we discuss among other topics the benefits to the individual, the benefits to the health system, the barriers to realising benefits and what work is underway to measure...

3 September 2018 Position Statements
APEC

Since 2010, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has supported the development of statements articulating ethical principles for business and the healthcare sector in order to maximise the interests of patients and consumers, enhance access to safe and effective healthcare, and build...

23 August 2018 Presentations and Speeches

Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=jBHkHqlQvhI -  In this webinar, we discuss among other topics how My Health Record currently and could in the future interact with the rest of the Ausrtralian health system, the safety and quality impacts...

15 August 2018 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Committee secretariats can often enhance the contribution of a consumer representative on a particular committee by thinking through ways to support their involvement.

15 August 2018 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum
13 August 2018 Fact Sheets
Consumers Health Forum

Consumer representatives are often concerned about how they can consult with other consumers – and be accountable to them – without infringing the confidentiality requirements of their committee. This fact sheet helps consumer representatives decide what is confidential. It is a guide only,...

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