Health: the growth of private patients in public hospitals

Health: the growth of private patients in public hospitals

VIC
Dec 13
Join Cabrini Health CEO, Dr Michael Walsh to discuss the growth of privately insured patients in public hospitals, possible drivers of this and how this impacts patients, private hospitals, public hospitals, private health insurers and governments.

Speakers

Dr Michael Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Cabrini Health

Event overview

The number of privately insured patients in public hospitals has increased by an average of 10 per cent per annum since 2008-09, almost doubling over this period to 2015-16. What impact is this having on Australia's mixed model of healthcare provision?

CEDA welcomes Cabrini Health CEO Dr Michael Walsh to discuss the growth of privately insured patients in public hospitals and the impact on Australia's Health System.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Dr Michael Walsh
Chief Executive Officer, Cabrini Health

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