Connecting Up

I’m in Brisbane for a couple of days at a conference on social media and not for profits. It’s called Connecting Up 2008. It has been very affirming to see other organisations make the leap of faith and embrace this technology. There is a great connection for HCCA and social media. To be effective in…

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Universal Heath Care

Universal health care is health care coverage which is extended to all citizens. The Medicare website proudly announces: Welcome to Medicare – Australia’s universal health care system. Medicare ensures that all Australians have access to free or low-cost medical, optometrical and hospital care while being free to choose private health services and in special circumstances…

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Beyond the Blame Game

The National Health & Hospitals Reform Commission has posted its first report on the Australian Health Care Agreements (AHCAs). The report is called Beyond the Blame Game: Accountability and performance benchmarks for the next Australian Health Care Agreements The NHHRC is looking to overcome ‘the blame game’ traditionally associated with the (AHCAs) to improve patient…

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