Australian Health Care System

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R. Francisco ID: 5106260711 Work Effectively in the Australian Health Care System ------------------------------------------------- Assessment Task 3 ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Health Care Reform Australian Health Care System * * Allow me to start this report by extracting some lines from one of Lisa Taylor’s quotes. We must learn to view change as a natural phenomenon - to anticipate it and to plan for it. The future is ours to channel in the direction we want to go... we must continually ask ourselves, "What will happen if...?" or better still, "How can we make it happen?” (Taylor, 2012). As I ponder on this passage, I was able to comprehend…show more content…
The reforms also ensure clearer lines of accountability for care of younger people with disabilities and older people requiring care (COAG, 2011) Conclusion It gives you a warmth feeling to realise that you are a part of a system that strives to deliver the best health care for their people. I am proud to be a part of Australia’s health system, which is amongst the best in the world. The Australian Health Care System strives to deliver the best health care for the Australians. The National Partnerships between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories are working together to improve health outcomes for all Australians and the sustainability of the Australian health system. With the ever-increasing demand due to an ageing population, increased rates of chronic and preventable disease, new treatments becoming available and rising health care costs. the Australian Government has taken action to address these challenges and in August 2011, secured a truly national agreement that will deliver the funding public hospitals need, with unprecedented levels of transparency and accountability, less waste and less waiting for patients (Department of Health and Ageing , 2012a). Reference…show more content…
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