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Healthy Communities: Potentially preventable hospitalisations in 2013–14 - Report - Reference material

Healthy Communities: Potentially preventable hospitalisations in 2013–14

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Reference material


This report has benefited from advice from a number of individuals and organisations with interests and expertise in potentially preventable hospitalisations.

The National Health Performance Authority established a report advisory committee to provide advice around various aspects of this work. The committee did not have a direct role in writing the report. The committee comprised:

  • Dr Evan Ackermann
    - Chair of the RACGP National Standing Committee - Quality Care
  • Ms Helen Ceron
    - Senior Director, System Performance, NT Department of Health
  • Mr Michael Falster
    - Research Fellow, Centre for Big Data Research in Health, University of New South Wales
  • Ms Julia Firth
    - Allied Health Professions Australia
  • Ms Jenny Hargreaves
    - Head, Hospitals, Classifications and Performance Group, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Ms Kirrily Harrison
    - National Advisory Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Information and Data
  • Ms Eileen Jerga AM
    - Consumers Health Forum of Australia
  • Dr Trisha Johnston
    - Director, Statistical Analysis and Linkage, Health Statistics Unit, Queensland Health
  • Ms Janice Plain
    - Allied Health Professions Australia
  • Dr Jeanette Ward
    - Country Health Service, WA Department of Health
  • Dr Baohui Yang
    - Principal Performance Analyst, Health System Information and Performance Reporting, NSW Ministry of Health

Representatives for the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation.

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