Rhonda has been involved in over 40 hospital and health service projects as a health service and health facility planner spanning nearly 40 years. As a health economist her focus has been on patient-centred costing including the capital costs of specialist facilities, medical equipment and information and communications systems for effective hospitals. Her doctoral research assessed investment in acute care across 18 OECD countries for efficiency, the delivery of clinical standards, sustainability, and their responsivness to technological change. The research identified a model of investment for Australian patients to ensure patient access to appropriate care in efficient hospitals.
Rhonda has also held senior positions in Australian government departments and advised private health providers across Australia. Her work has been referenced in major national health reviews.
Health Economics, Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University
Award Date: 13 Feb 2019
Economics, Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University
Award Date: 3 Feb 1976
Director, Economics, Health Services and Planning, Guidelines and Economists Network International (GENI)
1 Jun 2016 → …