Rediscovering university teaching hospitals for Australia

  title={Rediscovering university teaching hospitals for Australia},
  author={David G. Penington},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  • D. Penington
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Medical Journal of Australia
Partnership between research and health services has a long history in other countries, but has been relatively recent in Australia, with several models arising in the 1960s and 1970s as research‐based specialties developed. Since the implementation of Medibank, which became Medicare, Australian Health Care Agreements have been primarily crafted on the basis of transactional numbers, ignoring the need for links with teaching and research and the need to implement new developments. Education and… 

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