Dental program accreditation activities undertaken by the Australian Dental Council influence education providers via directive, anticipatory, strategic, stakeholder, and relational impact mechanisms.
Health and Social Wellbeing
RAND Australia's health and social wellbeing research has been developed through multidisciplinary teams with backgrounds in evaluation and performance management, research evaluation, science policy, international health care, and public health systems and policy.
Rapid Analysis of Foreign Malign Information on COVID-19 in the Indo-Pacific: A Proof-of-Concept Study July 7, 2021
The authors explore whether news and blog data could provide some initial insights on the reach of, content of, and tactical strategies used in foreign malign information about COVID-19 in the Indo-Pacific.
Australia's Third Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children, Priority Area 2: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women and Their Children — Final Report January 20, 2021
The authors discuss their evaluation of the Australian government's Third Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children, designed to address family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Design and development of an evaluation framework for the NHMRC: Review of international practice, overview of NHMRC's data and grant management systems, and an evaluation framework and metrics June 17, 2019
The aim of this study is to help NHMRC think about ways to assess and measure the impact of the changes to their restructured grant program in terms of burden, creativity and innovation, and equality of opportunity across career stages.
Assessing the Preparedness of the Australian Health Care System Infrastructure for an Alzheimer's Disease-Modifying Therapy November 11, 2019
This report assesses the magnitude of the potential health system challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of early-stage Alzheimer's disease in Australia, given the hypothetical availability of a disease-modifying therapy.
Role of Data in Improving Care within a Health System: A Case Study of the Australian Health System August 2, 2017
This study aims to understand how organizational context and interfaces affect the collection, management, and use of data for care improvement (CI).
Provides an overview of health and medical research in Australia. The report is part of a series of country-specific reports available from RAND Europe's Observatory on Health Research Systems.