The path to patient centred care
Welcome to the ASMS page for patient centred care.
Patient centred care is at the heart of what our members do. We will be adding publications, videos and articles about patient centred care as they become available.
Understanding New Zealand’s health spend
Much has been said about the unsustainability of New Zealand’s public health spend – but is it true? Lyndon Keene, ASMS Director of Policy and Research, examines the claims and dispels the myths in a series of short videos.
More on the myth of unsustainable health spending: https://theconversation.com/australias-unsustainable-health-spending-is-a-myth-26393
More on New Zealand’s health expenditure: https://union.org.nz/sites/union.org.nz/files/Did-the-Budget-provide-enough-for-Health-2016.pdf
More on multinational corporation tax avoidance: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11607336
More on the positive economic effects of government spending: https://globalizationandhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1744-8603-9-43
More on the effects of health services on premature mortality rates: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/exploring-the-effects-of-health-care-on-mortality-across-oecd-countries_716472585704?crawler=true
More on OECD health status indicators (note: some figures have been updated for the video): https://union.org.nz/sites/union.org.nz/files/Did-the-Budget-provide-enough-for-Health-2016.pdf
Presenteeism and burnout in the senior medical workforce
In the past year ASMS has published two ground-breaking pieces of research into presenteeism and burnout among New Zealand’s senior medical workforce. Principal Analyst Dr Charlotte Chambers explains the main findings of this research in two short videos below.
The full ASMS report on presenteeism in New Zealand’s senior medical workforce is available at https://www.asms.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Presenteeism_A5-Final-for-Print_164753.pdf
The full ASMS report on burnout in New Zealand’s senior medical workforce is available at https://www.asms.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Tired-worn-out-and-uncertain-burnout-report_166328.pdf