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The findings of the CareTrack study highlight what we need to target if we want to lead the world in better health delivery, write the study's authors Bill Runciman and Jeffrey Braithwaite.

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Australians receive “appropriate” health care in only 57 per cent of consultations, according to the first ever national snapshot of the quality of clinical care.

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The government's critics could be spot on in suggesting Wayne Swan got the numbers wrong - not because they have superior insight into the economy, but because it's near impossible to get economic forecasting right, writes Jeffrey Braithwaite.

Hospitals with unacceptably high rates of infection or patient mortality should have their funding withheld, a UNSW patient safety expert says.

Australia has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make fundamental changes to the way society views and treats illness, a group of leading healthcare academics and clinicians will argue at a free public lecture and debate at the University of New South Wales on Monday 24 May.

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UNSW has received more than $33 million for research in the latest round of Australian Research Council grants.