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Health Care in Australia - Services, Facilities and Expenditure
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Australian Public and Private Health Care System - Health Insurance Explained

Medicare and Private Health Insurance Explained: Australian Public and Private Health Care System. http://www.nib.com.au nib

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Physicians aren't taking mobile health seriously

Physicians aren't taking mobile health seriously | PDHPE - Health Care | Scoop.it
Physician voices are important and a critical part of making mobile health and other technologies successful in improving patients' lives.
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Building teams for wellness

Building teams for wellness | PDHPE - Health Care | Scoop.it
Expand your scope of operations by assembling an expert group to tackle the demands of professional sporting events.
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Spending on health exceeds $120 billion

Over $120 billion was spent on health goods and services in Australia in 2009–10, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
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Medicare Australia and Seeing a Doctor: nib Health Insurance Explained

Simple and clear explanation of scheduled fees, pharmaceutical benefits scheme, gap payments and Medicare Safety Net. Developed by http://www.nib.com.au

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Health expenditure

Important issues regarding health expenditure include:

Who finances the health system and where are the funds directed?How much on average, is spent on health for each Australian?At what rate is Australia's health bill growing each year?How fast are health prices rising and how does this compare with general inflation?How much investment is there in health facilities and equipment?

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About Australia: Health Care in Australia

Like other countries, Australia faces growing pressures on health funding because of technological changes, increasing patient expectations and, to a lesser extent, an ageing population.

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Overview of the PBS Safety Net - Medicare Australia

Overview of the PBS Safety Net - Medicare Australia | PDHPE - Health Care | Scoop.it

Many types of medicine cost much more than the price you pay—some cost hundreds of dollars. The Australian Government pays most of it for you through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS/RPBS).

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The Antidepressant Generation - NYTimes.com

The Antidepressant Generation - NYTimes.com | PDHPE - Health Care | Scoop.it
We walk a thinning line between diagnosing illness and teaching our youth to view any emotional upset as pathological. We need a greater focus on building resilience in emerging adults.
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Interview with Tanya Plibersek - Incoming Health Minister - 13/12/11

Via ABC News Radio http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/newsradio/audio/20111213-plibersek.mp3

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Natural Healing - Antibiotics and our Health

Are we too quick to go for the anti-biotics? Maybe.

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Medicare Levy Surcharge 2011/2012: nib Health Insurance Explained

Brought to you by www.nib.com.au Don't pay $800 plus extra tax. Are you single and earning over $80,000? Find out how to avoid paying $800 or more in extra t...
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Guide to Medicare levy

Medicare levy funds the scheme that gives Australian residents access to health care. The Medicare levy surcharge may apply to high income individuals or families who don't have private patient hospital cover.
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Public health expenditure in Australia, 2008-09

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Since the first public health expenditure report in 1999-00, expenditure on public health activities by health departments has grown, in real terms, by 88%. Total expenditure on public health activities in Australia in 2008–09 was $2,300.2 million.
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Comparing health care costs per person to life expectancy - Infographic

Comparing health care costs per person to life expectancy - Infographic | PDHPE - Health Care | Scoop.it

From National Geographic, an infographic comparing health care costs per person to life expectancy (line thickness indicates the number of doctor visits per year).

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Medicare Australia - For Individuals

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Medicare Australia is a dynamic, innovative and customer-focused organisation delivering government health programs to the Australian community.

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