Australians more likely to get vaccinated after Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak
Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak increased vaccinations in the state, but new University of Melbourne research finds more Australians are also keen to get the jab.
Should we pay Australians to get vaccinated?
Incentives for vaccine hesitant Australians to get vaccinated are all wrong. A University of Melbourne expert asks why don’t we pay people to get vaccinated?
It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas
Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush
Competition isn’t improving the aged care sector
A University of Melbourne study finds more competition is not associated with better quality of care or lower prices in aged care, prompting policy reform.
More Australians becoming wary of COVID-19 vaccines
Survey suggests increasing numbers of Australians are wary of COVID-19 vaccines, maybe jeopardising reaching herd immunity, warns University of Melbourne expert
How are Australia’s doctors faring during COVID-19?
A University of Melbourne national survey of GPs and specialists finds that doctors are stressed – not just from COVID-19, but also the broader economic impact.
The future of Australia's doctors
A University of Melbourne report finds new pressures, like digital disruption and increasing costs, are changing the way doctors deliver care to patients.
Why do medical specialist consultation fees vary so much?
A new University of Melbourne report shows a wide variation in fees and earnings among medical specialists - making the case for more transparency in healthcare
Outlook 2017: What we learned
Participants in the University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2017 discussed pressing issues including energy policy and welfare reform.
Putting doctors under a data microscope
The University of Melbourne's MABEL survey provides data on the medical workforce, including doctor's gender pay gap and attracting doctors to rural areas.