Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • Why peer group hospitals?
      • Why have a new peer grouping?
      • New AIHW hospital peer grouping
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Purpose of this publication
      • What are hospital peer groups and why use them?
      • Previous AIHW peer grouping
      • Need for a revised AIHW hospital peer grouping
      • Aims of the revision
      • Other hospital peer groups used in Australia and internationally
      • Publication structure
    • 2 Development of the new peer groups
      • Scope
      • Consultation
      • Data analysis
      • Terminology used in this report
      • Future changes
    • 3 Australian hospital peer groups
      • About the peer group descriptions
      • Acute hospitals
      • Specialist overnight hospitals
      • Sub- and non-acute hospitals
      • Very small hospitals
      • Day hospitals
      • Outpatient hospitals
      • Unpeered hospitals
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Data and information sources
        • AIHW data collections
        • Other data collections
      • Appendix B: Previous AIHW public hospital peer groups
      •  Appendix C: Alphabetical listing of public and private hospitals by peer group
      •  Appendix D: Listing of public and private hospitals by peer group
      • Appendix E: Private hospitals that mainly provide public hospital services
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of boxes