About Jennifer Doggett

Jennifer Doggett

Jennifer Doggett is a contributing author to CPD’s recent publication More Than Luck: Ideas Australia needs now. Jennifer’s chapter Getting health policy into shape argues for a sharper focus on addressing the issues which matter most to consumers: out-of-pocket expenses, co-payments, and unequal access to health-care providers. Jennifer is a health policy analyst and consultant who has worked in a number of different areas of the health system, including the federal health department and the community sector, and as a political advisor on health policy. She currently works with health provider, industry and consumer groups on a range of health issues. She has a Masters in Public Health and a Graduate Diploma in Health Economics. Jennifer is the author of ‘A New Approach to Primary Care for Australia‘, published by the Centre for Policy Development in June 2007 and ‘Out of Pocket: Rethinking Health Copayments’ published by CPD in 2009.

Posts by Jennifer Doggett

Jennifer Doggett, Ian McAuley and John Menadue: No wonder we’re wasting money in health care – we got the incentives wrong

A recently-aired ABC Four Corners program aptly titled “Wasted” exposed three areas of unnecessary, ineffective and outright dangerous health interventions, in knee, spinal and heart surgery. The show’s host, Norman Swan, presumably extrapolating from the findings in those three areas,more

Crikey | 6 August 2013

‘Six policies we won’t be seeing this election campaign’… Will important health issues be on the agenda? Jennifer Doggett, CPD fellow and author of the chapter ‘Getting better: Prescriptions for a holistic health system’ in upcoming book Pushing our Luck, has addedmore