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Chronic failure in primary care

REPORT

by Hal Swerissen by and Stephen Duckett


The Government spends more than $1 billion every year to encourage better prevention and management of chronic disease, but our health system is still failing patients. The way we fund and organise primary care needs to change.

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    Health Program Director

    Stephen Duckett

    Dr Stephen Duckett has held top operational and policy leadership positions in health care in Australia and Canada, including as Secretary of what is now the Commonwealth Department of Health. He has a reputation for creativity, evidence-based innovation and reform in areas ranging from the introduction of activity-based funding for hospitals to new systems of accountability for the safety of hospital care. An economist, he is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

    Information about Stephen Duckett’s academic publications are available on Google Scholar.

 

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