Analysis of health system efficiency and equity
The evaluation of the performance of the health system involves examining the efficiency, equity, quality and sustainability of healthcare delivery, as well as the funding and financing arrangements underpinning the health system.
The systematic evaluation of the consequences of using health technologies
The health technology team at CHERE undertakes economic evaluations of health interventions and technologies, including safety, effectiveness, economic impacts and ethical issues associated with the introduction of health technologies.
Policy and Program Evaluation
Evaluation of the outcomes of policy and program interventions
CHERE’s research in this area focuses on the robust evaluation of public policy interventions.
Analysis and prediction of behaviour in the health care system
Our research in this area is focused on eliciting consumer and provider preferences and identifying their impacts on the behaviour of various actors in the healthcare system.
The measurement and valuation of health and quality of life
CHERE’s quality of life research focuses on both the measurement and valuation of health and quality of life for use in the economic evaluation of health technologies.
Applications of economic analysis to the delivery of aged and palliative care
Ageing and Palliative Care research at CHERE aims to contribute evidence-based economic research and inform policy development in the increasingly important topic of ageing in Australia.
Using health economics to improve care and outcomes in cancer
Our cancer research focuses on using economic analysis to improve the delivery and outcomes of cancer care.