The types of chronic diseases that cause the biggest burden on the healthcare ecosystem are rising steadily year on year, and nothing is working to slow this down.
Health payors, providers, and policymakers are unable to prevent chronic diseases because 95% of what causes disease happens outside of the healthcare system which cannot be seen.
Without addressing the 95%, the underlying root causes of what patterns disease remains unchanged creating enormous burden and complex system-wide problems for all health stakeholders.
The stability and sustainability of the health ecosystem which people need and rely on, is slowly weakening
kills 118 Australian's every day or one person every 12 minutes.
OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY
50% (14 million) Australian's overweight or obese, 75% by 2030.
2 in 5 (43.7%) Australian's aged 16-85 have experienced a mental disorder at some time in their life.
413 people diagnosed each day and an average of 135 deaths each day.