Health Policy Analysis Pty Ltd is proud of the portfolio of long-term clients it has developed. Our clients include:
- Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
- Steering Committee for the Review of Government Services (Productivity Commission)
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
- Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care
- Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
- National Health Performance Committee
- NSW Health
- NSW Treasury
- Queensland Health
- NSW Clinical Excellence Commission
- Sax Institute
- Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
- Australian Healthcare Association
- WA Department of Health
- Far West Area Health Service
- ACT Health
- SA Department of Health
- Northern Rivers Area Health Service
- The George Institute
- The Institute of Actuaries of Australia
- NRMA Insurance
- The MBF Foundation
- NSW Cancer Institute
- Northern Sydney Area Health Service
- Fred Hollows Foundation
- Health Workforce Australia
- Western Sydney Local Health District
- NSW Ambulance Service
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Examples of Our Work
- NSW Acute inpatient projections, 2010: In 2009, the Statewide Services Development Branch of the NSW Department of Health engaged Health Policy Analysis to critically review and update the methodology for estimating and modelling future demand for acute inpatient activity across NSW to 2036. The project has now been completed with the delivery of revised activity projections, computer software for development of scenarios and a final report for the project. More details.
- NSW Subacute care projections, 2006 and 2010: In 2005, the NSW Department of Health engaged Health Policy Analysis to develop an approach for estimating and modelling future demand for sub-acute inpatient activity across NSW. The projections resulting from this project, the associated computer application and planning guidelines are now being used across NSW Health for planning of sub and non-acute services. More details.
- National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework in 2006, 2008 and 2010: Health Policy Analysis was engaged by the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health to prepare the first report against the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework in 2006. Health Policy Analysis was re-engaged to complete the 2008 report. Recently, Health Policy Analysis was engaged again to prepare the 2010 report. More details. The 2008 report is available at: www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-oatsih-pubs-framework
- NSW Dialysis Costing Study, 2008: The NSW Health Department engaged Health Policy Analysis in February 2008 to undertake a comprehensive and detailed study of the costs of dialysis by modality, and compile costs per patient per year, identify differences between rural and metropolitan Area Health Services and develop a funding model for home based dialysis modalities. More details.
- NSW Hospital Peer Groups Review, 2009: In May 2009, the NSW Department of Health engaged Health Policy Analysis to review their peer grouping methodology with a view to improving it, particularly in relation to episode funding, but also for other major applications of the groupings, such as health services planning and clinical benchmarking. More details.
- Management of Safety and Quality Data Collections in Australia: In January 2009, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care engaged Health Policy Analysis to prepare an options paper to present and analyse the benefits, risks, implications, barriers and resource requirements for central, outsourced, disseminated and other approaches to management of safety and quality data. The Commission has used the options paper in considering the options for its future roles. More details.
- Multipurpose Services Program NSW Strategic Review 2008: In 2007, Health Policy Analysis was engaged by the NSW Health Department to undertake a strategic review of the Multipurpose Services Program in NSW and develop a business case for the future of the program. More details.
- Drafting Charting the Safety and Quality of Australian Health Care 2004: This publication prepared for the former Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care. Health Policy Analysis was engaged to undertake analysis and draft this report. More details. The report is available at: www.safetyandquality.gov.au/internet/safety/publishing.nsf/Content/F3D3F3274D393DFCCA257483000D8461/$File/chartbk.pdf
- Data analysis and advice for The State of Our Public Hospitals in 2004, 2005 and 2007: Health Policy Analysis was engaged by the Department of Health and Ageing to assist in the development of the report The State of Our Public Hospitals in 2004 (the first report of this series), 2005 and 2007. More details. Available at: www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/state-of-public-hospitals-report.htm
- Drafting of Quality of Healthcare in NSW: Chartbook 2008: The NSW Clinical Excellence Commission engaged Heath Policy Analysis to draft material for a publication summarising key safety and quality indicators for the NSW Health system. The report was released in 2008 and is available at www.cec.health.nsw.gov.au/moreinfo/chartbook.html
- Business case for a national nutrition surveillance system: Health Policy Analysis was engaged as part of a team by the Australian Government to undertake an economic appraisal and business case of a proposed national nutrition surveillance system. As a result of this project the new surveillance system is being implemented and received funding in the 2007-08 Federal Budget.
- Reviews conducted for the National Health Performance Committee: In 2005 and 2006, Health Policy Analysis was engaged by National Health Performance Committee for two separate assignments. The first assignment involved a review of international performance frameworks and indicators and identify opportunities international comparison of health system performance. The second assignment involved a review of performance frameworks used by Australian jurisdictions and associated indicators and identify opportunities for indicator development. In 2008, Health Policy Analysis was engaged to assist with updating the National Health Performance Framework.
- Review patient experience surveys in Australia: In 2005, Health Policy Analysis was engaged by the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Services to review patient experience surveys undertaken by different jurisdictions in Australia and internationally. The final report is available at: www.pc.gov.au/gsp/reports/consultancy/patientsatisfaction
Health Policy Analysis has also undertaken a broad range of other assignments related to: