S J Duckett

Summary

Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health workforce design for the 21st century
    Stephen J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086
    Aust Health Rev 29:201-10. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Planning to meet the care need challenge in Alberta, Canada
    Stephen Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Health Plann Manage 27:e186-96. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Using quality improvement methods at the system level to improve hospital emergency department treatment times
    Stephen Duckett
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Australia
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:29-33. 2012
  4. pmc Validity of the AusTOM scales: a comparison of the AusTOMs and EuroQol-5D
    Carolyn A Unsworth
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:64. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Casemix funding for acute hospital inpatient services in Australia
    S J Duckett
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 169:S17-21. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Can Alberta's primary care networks provide any lessons for Medicare Locals?
    Andrew Suchowersky
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:27-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Private care and public waiting
    Stephen J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:87-93. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The new health insurance rebate: an inefficient way of assisting public hospitals
    S J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 172:439-42. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Performance of diagnosis-based risk adjustment measures in a population of sick Australians
    S J Duckett
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:500-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Payment policy for chemotherapy in public hospitals: a case for splitting DRG 780/R63Z
    S J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:552-5. 2001

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Health workforce design for the 21st century
    Stephen J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086
    Aust Health Rev 29:201-10. 2005
    ..This will also require changes in educational preparation, in particular an increased emphasis on interprofessional work and common foundation learning...
  2. doi request reprint Planning to meet the care need challenge in Alberta, Canada
    Stephen Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Health Plann Manage 27:e186-96. 2012
    ..The paper identifies the workforce outcomes and needs for the different scenarios and the outcomes of the workforce planning process...
  3. doi request reprint Using quality improvement methods at the system level to improve hospital emergency department treatment times
    Stephen Duckett
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Australia
    Qual Manag Health Care 21:29-33. 2012
    ..This article describes how the causes of long waits were presented to obtain "buy-in" from a wide variety of stakeholders and how strategies to address causes were linked in a large multihospital system...
  4. pmc Validity of the AusTOM scales: a comparison of the AusTOMs and EuroQol-5D
    Carolyn A Unsworth
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:64. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the construct (convergent) validity of the Australian Therapy Outcome Measures (AusTOMs) by comparing it with the EuroQuol-5D (EQ-5D)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Casemix funding for acute hospital inpatient services in Australia
    S J Duckett
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 169:S17-21. 1998
    ..Learning across State boundaries should be encouraged, with knowledge of what is effective and what is ineffective in casemix funding arrangements being used to develop Australian best practice in this area...
  6. ncbi request reprint Can Alberta's primary care networks provide any lessons for Medicare Locals?
    Andrew Suchowersky
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 196:27-8. 2012
    ..Australia's Medicare Locals are in a formative period, and any comparison so far has focused on the United Kingdom...
  7. ncbi request reprint Private care and public waiting
    Stephen J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:87-93. 2005
    ..Policymakers should therefore be cautious about assuming that additional support for the private sector will take pressure off the public sector and reduce waiting times for public patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint The new health insurance rebate: an inefficient way of assisting public hospitals
    S J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 172:439-42. 2000
    ..The objective of "taking pressure off public hospitals" could be more efficiently achieved by direct funding of public hospitals rather than through subsidies for private health insurance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Performance of diagnosis-based risk adjustment measures in a population of sick Australians
    S J Duckett
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:500-7. 2002
    ..This requires setting fair capitation rates, i.e. rates that adjust for the risk profile of covered lives. This paper tests two US-developed risk adjustment approaches using Australian data...
  10. ncbi request reprint Payment policy for chemotherapy in public hospitals: a case for splitting DRG 780/R63Z
    S J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 25:552-5. 2001
    ..To assess the appropriateness of the current way chemotherapy is classified in the Australian casemix classification system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Australian hospital services: an overview
    S J Duckett
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust Health Rev 25:2-18. 2002
    ..Overall, the Commonwealth and state governments each meet about half the costs of public hospital care, private health insurance meets about two-thirds of the costs of private hospitals...
  12. ncbi request reprint The 2003-2008 Australian Health Care Agreements: an opportunity for reform
    S J Duckett
    La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust Health Rev 25:24-6. 2002
    ..Specifically it is suggested that the Commonwealth should contribute its funding of public hospital inpatient services on a casemix basis, and secondly, should fund outpatient services directly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Paying for hospital emergency care under a single-payer system
    S J Duckett
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, and the Health Economics Unit, Monash University, West Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Emerg Med 37:309-17. 2001
    ..Key characteristics of an ED funding model in single-payer systems are proposed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Drug policy down under: Australia's pharmaceutical benefits scheme
    Stephen J Duckett
    La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Health Care Financ Rev 25:55-67. 2004
    ..It incorporates patient copayments (with differentials for the general population compared with concessional beneficiaries). Prior to listing a drug on the PBS it is subject to a rigorous cost-effectiveness analysis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Describing Chinese hospital activity with diagnosis related groups (DRGs). A case study in Chengdu
    Zhiping Gong
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, LaTrobe University, 29 Barwon Av Reservoir, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Health Policy 69:93-100. 2004
    ..To examine the applicability of an Australian casemix classification system to the description of Chinese hospital activity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hospital use for potentially preventable conditions in aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Australian populations
    K M Stamp
    Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services, Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:673-8. 1998
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  17. ncbi request reprint Aged care symposium: overview
    S J Duckett
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust Health Rev 25:130-1. 2002
  18. pmc Living in the parallel universe in Australia: public Medicare and private hospitals
    Stephen J Duckett
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    CMAJ 173:745-7. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint The incidence and cost of adverse events in Victorian hospitals 2003-04
    Jonathon P Ehsani
    Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 184:551-5. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Rational care before rationed care
    S J Duckett
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 32:533-4. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint The incidence and cost of cardiac surgery adverse events in Australian (Victorian) hospitals 2003-2004
    Jonathon Pouya Ehsani
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Health Econ 8:339-46. 2007
    ..The sum of the total cost of adverse events for each DRG was AUS$42.855 million, representing 21.6% of total expenditure on cardiac surgery and adding 27.5% in broad terms to the cardiac surgery budget...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of NHMRC funded research completed in 1992, 1997 and 2003: gains in knowledge, health and wealth
    Bronwyn A Kingwell
    Alfred and Baker Medical Unit, Baker Medical Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 184:282-6. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Board self-evaluation: the Bayside Health experience
    Alison Duncan-Marr
    Office of the Chief Executive, Bayside Health, c The Alfred, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:340-4. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of hospital beds by older people in Australia: 1993-2002
    Len C Gray
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:478-81. 2004
    ..To determine trends in use of Australian acute hospital inpatient services by older patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Developing a policy simulator at the acute-aged care interface
    Leonard C Gray
    Department of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:450-7. 2006
    ..The paper includes a description of the relevant policy environment and some of the associated key policy issues...
  26. ncbi request reprint Identifying variations in quality of care in Queensland hospitals
    Stephen J Duckett
    Reform and Development Division, Queensland Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:571-5. 2007
    ..Critical to the approach is that there is not just monitoring - the monitoring is tied in with systems that ensure that investigation, learning and action occur as a result of a flag...
  27. doi request reprint The acute-aged care interface: exploring the dynamics of 'bed blocking'
    Catherine M Travers
    Academic Unit in Geriatric Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Wooloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:116-20. 2008
    ..To understand the dynamics underlying 'bed-blocking' in Australian public hospitals that is frequently blamed on older patients...