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The impossible challenge?
Was held on 9th April, 2013 at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide
Listen to the presentation:
A sustainable publicly funded health care system in 2045
Governments the world over are struggling to reign in rapidly rising health care costs.
In the five years to 2007-08, public hospital expenditure has grown at an average of close to ten per cent per year … if current spending and revenue trends continue, the Treasury projects that health spending alone would absorb more than the entire revenue collected by all states by 2045-46 – and earlier in some states.
(A National Health and Hospitals Network for Australia's future. NHHN report, Commonwealth of Australia, 2010)
Prof Mark Sculphur, Prof Gert Jan van der Wilt and Prof Wendy Rogers
This event was organised by Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer, Dr Drew Carter, Dr Hossein Haji Ali Afzali and Dr Jackie Street of the School of Population Health’s grant team “Health Care in the Round: building capacity for integrated decision-making for improving health services” (NHMRC Capacity Building Grant ID 565501)