TAG: health economics
Adelaide again attracted the unenviable moniker of ‘Ice Capital of Australia’ in the media in March with the release of the latest Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission analysis of drug use across Australia.
Adelaide’s methamphetamine (or ‘ice’) consumption, calculated through a sophisticated analysis of wastewater, was the highest of the capital cities again.
One statement in the National […]
A new report has claimed public patients are worse off with increased numbers of private patients in public hospitals.
Peter Sivey, RMIT University and Terence Cheng, University of Adelaide
Recently, hospital and aged care provider association Catholic Health Australia (CHA) released a report sounding an alarm bell at recent increases in the number of patients in […]
In a recent commentary published in Health Voices, Dr Terence Cheng, Senior Lecturer of the School of Economics at University of Adelaide, takes a closer look at the recent apparent phenomenon of policy downgrades for private health insurance. Dr Cheng examines changes in spending on private health insurance premiums based on data collected in the Household […]