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The public hospital system

Vine, Desley & Willis, Eileen (2009) The public hospital system. In Willis, Eileen, Reynolds , Louise, & Keleher , Helen (Eds.) Understanding the Australian Health Care System. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Sydney, pp. 23-32.

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Abstract

When you finish this chapter you should be able to:

  • understand how the public hospital system is funded by the Federal, state and territory governments
  • appreciate some of the major funding issues facing public hospitals in Australia
  • have a beginning understandingof casemix Deagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)
  • have insight into the position of the various interest groups funding public hospitals in Australia.

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ID Code: 53773
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: public hospitals, casemix, diagnosis related groups, Australian health care system, interest groups
ISBN: 9780729538619
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Churchill Livingstone Elsevier
Deposited On: 21 Sep 2012 08:39
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2012 14:58

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