• We do not have a health system with collaboratively oriented values. • Reforms that former prime minister Kevin Rudd initiated, which are now Prime Minister Julia Gillard's to prosecute, do not support such a health system. • Reformers have consistently ignored present and potential values. • A plan for reform of the health system must take into account differing stakeholders' objectives and values and incorporate new values. • This requires an agreement by stakeholders to embrace the common good. • It will also need strong leadership and a willingness to embrace fundamental change.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Medical Journal of Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 7 Mar 2011|