Healthcare in Focus 2013:
How does NSW measure up?
This report takes a wide ranging look at the NSW health system - comparing NSW with the health systems of Australia and 10 other countries. Healthcare in Focus 2013 draws on a range of international data and survey responses taking a look at the NSW health system in an international context using more than 135 indicators.
Healthcare in Focus – related materials
- Spotlight on measurement: Describing and assessing performance in healthcare: an integrated framework (876.0 KB PDF)
- Media Release: Report compares the NSW health system against 11 other countries (101.5 KB PDF)
- Technical Supplement: Methods and data analysis (380.9 KB PDF)
New results from the Commonwealth Fund’s International Health Policy Survey 2013 are now available on the Bureau's interactive portal Healthcare Observer. The survey reflects the views of 20,045 adults in 11 countries who were asked about their experiences with their country’s healthcare system, particularly in relation to accessing and affording care. It includes the responses of 1,524 adults in NSW who were surveyed between March and June 2013.