eHealth: the future is now
The 5th Annual Dr Christopher Newell AO Lecture in Honour will be delivered by Professor Shaun Ewen in Melbourne on 10 November 2014
CHF supports that any health care service be based on the principles of consumer-centred healthcare and that it considers the patient, their carer and family. The key principles of consumercentred healthcare are inclusive of safety and quality issues, cost and sustainability.
CHF has strongly opposed policies that increase consumer out-of-pocket costs through the imposition of new or increased co-payments. We have raised these concerns consistently through previous submissions to Senate Committee inquiries. CHF’s commissioned research on out-ofpocket costs highlights...
A national workshop for consumer and community representatives
contributing to health services and health reform at the governance level
Letter to Senators and MPs asking them to be aware of the impact of additional co-payments on consumers.
We have long been concerned about the rising out of pocket costs impacting consumers’ access to quality health care. Beginning in January 2014, we ran a survey to collect consumers’ experiences with out of pocket costs. This survey received over 500 responses, and the stories consumers told were...
Presentation to Consumer Representatives Meeting by Donna Stephenson, CHF Policy Director