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COAG agreed that national health reform would be a central priority for COAG agreed that long-term health reform was required to deliver better services for patients, more efficient and safer hospitals, more responsive primary healthcare and an increased focus on preventative health.
COAG completed another key step in the development of a national e-health system, with the signing of an agreement to provide the legislative, governance and administrative framework for national healthcare identifiers.
This framework will underpin the future development of a nationally-consistent electronic health system, ensuring better medical records for patients while protecting individual privacy. COAG also signed a National Partnership Agreement on Elective Surgery, which provides significant incentives for the States and Territories the States to reduce substantially the number of patients waiting longer than clinically-recommended times for elective surgery.
This, in turn, has given added impetus to further reforming the vocational education and training VET sector, including actions to strengthen the trade apprenticeships system, recognising the need for a well-trained workforce as the economy recovers.
COAG agreed to the establishment of a national VET regulator to drive better quality standards and regulation and to strengthen Australia's international education sector.
Driving microeconomic reform across all major sectors of the economy is at the forefront of COAG's agenda. In addition to the key early childhood, VET and health reforms progressed at its meeting today, COAG also marked important milestones in the implementation of the Seamless National Economy initiative as well as in the development of national regulation for the transport sector.
COAG also commissioned the development of a national housing supply and affordability reform agenda to be progressed as a matter of priority in In relation to capital city strategic planning systems, COAG agreed that, by 1 Januaryall States will have in place plans that meet new national criteria.
The COAG Reform Council will independently review the consistency of capital city strategic planning systems against the new criteria during and COAG also reviewed the implementation of its other decisions since December and found that the majority are being implemented as agreed, with actions being taken to address the small minority of initiatives experiencing problems.
COAG tasked Senior Officials to review whether suitable processes are in place to ensure that the initiatives facing implementation difficulties get back on track as soon as possible. However, population growth and ageing and an increase in chronic disease and disability are driving the need for change, while costly technological advances and rising demand are exacerbating existing system pressures.
Governments are determined to pursue reforms in order to achieve better health services that keep Australians healthy longer and provide excellent care when and where needed. COAG made substantial progress indelivering a package of reforms to the health and hospital system as part of the National Healthcare Agreement, which comprised a set of substantive directions for the next era, including: Premiers and Chief Ministers delivered overviews of particular strengths and opportunities for improvement in health care delivery in their jurisdiction.
COAG agreed to commence work immediately on the development of national health reform plan as a priority in The Prime Minister will correspond with First Ministers by the end of December recommending a decision-making process on long-term health and hospital reform.
In this process the Commonwealth will actively engage with the States on the range of reform proposals canvassed by the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission and related proposals. E-Health Delivering a safe, patient-centred e-health system is one step closer today, with COAG affirming its commitment to the introduction in of national healthcare identifier numbers and agreeing to release for further consultation draft legislation for establishing the healthcare identifiers.
Healthcare identifiers are unique numbers that will be given to all healthcare providers, healthcare organisations and healthcare consumers.Published on Jul 17, A young concreter was killed four years ago when struck by a 39 metre boom in Canberra.
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