New director of Professional Services Review

8 Feb 2017

The AMA has welcomed the appointment of Professor Julie Quinlivan as the Director of the Professional Services Review (PSR).

AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said that Professor Quinlivan is an experienced and respected medical practitioner, with considerable leadership experience in medical practice, education, and policy.

“The AMA looks forward to working with Professor Quinlivan and the Professional Services Review to ensure that both Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme continue to deliver quality, cost-effective health services and pharmaceuticals to the Australian community,” Dr Gannon said.

“Her experience and high standing in the medical community will ensure that the PSR continues to safeguard the health of Australians.

“The AMA thanks outgoing PSR Director, Dr Bill Coote, and acting Director, Dr David Rankin, for their service, and wishes them well in their future careers.”

Professor Quinlivan’s three-year term begins on 13 February 2017.

8 February 2017

CONTACT: John Flannery                            02 6270 5477 / 0419 494 761
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