Dr Stephen Duckett

Dr Stephen Duckett (PhD)

Dr Duckett (PhD) is the director of the health program at Grattan Institute, Melbourne.

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Large bills are one of the main reasons people are dissatisfied with their private health insurance — especially when these…
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In the past, when you needed chemotherapy or intravenous treatments such as antibiotics or hydration, you needed to be…
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This is part of a major series called Advancing Australia, in which leading academics examine the key issues facing…
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The $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals Program that Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced last week should be…
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Once a year, inspectors visit hospitals across the country to assess their performance on a range of measures, from…
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Out-of-pocket costs is a hot-button issue. It was on the agenda for a health ministers’ meeting this week, where the…
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 One in every nine patients who go into hospital in Australia suffers a complication: when something preventable goes wrong…
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