Publications

Practice Nurse Cost Benefit Analysis: Report to the Ministry of Health

Develop a financial model that demonstrates the financial costs and benefits to general practitioners of using practice nurses. This study uses the results of a literature review and data from nine NZ primary care practices, including GP and nurse diaries recording details of more than 2,000 consultations, to develop a model estimating the financial impact

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Review of the Human Therapeutics industry’s Economic Value to New Zealand: Report to Research, Science and Technology and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Sapere research group (LECG Asia Pacific) was asked to identify the contribution that the human therapeutics discovery industry (the industry) brings to New Zealand. FRST and NZTE asked us to calculate the industry contribution to GDP and employment. We were asked to consider better ways for the agencies involved to invest for the benefit of

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Evaluation of 13 Diagnostic Pilots: Report to The Ministry of Health

Between May 2008 and January 2009, the Ministry of Health Elective Services programme funded 14 diagnostic pilots at 10 District Health Boards around New Zealand. The Ministry of Health published a document that briefly summarises each of the pilots, ‘A summary of the Improving Patient Pathways – Diagnostic Pilots.’ Sapere Research Group (LECG Asia Pacific)

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Data Driven Decision making in New Zealand 29-04-2015

This report estimates the value for the economy of using data to make decisions, as opposed to other methods of making decision, like relying on hunches. We estimate that New Zealand shared $2.4 billion of value by using data to make smarter decisions and to develop new products and services. There are opportunities to roughly

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy: CBA technical notes

This note is part of a work programme to inform an officials-led assessment of the options for a full move of the freight operations of the Ports of Auckland Ltd. Sapere was engaged as the lead consultancy to prepare a cost benefit analysis (CBA) of the options. The approach and results of the CBA were

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy: Competition assessment

This report considers the potential impact on competition of alternative options for handling sea freight currently shipped via the Ports of Auckland Ltd. Please also refer to: Analysis of the Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy Working Group Options for moving freight from the Ports of Auckland

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy: Infrastructure workstream report

This report accompanies the integrative report that summarises the findings of a collective of consultants led by Sapere in relation to the Upper North Island Supply Chain and the options for a full move of the freight operations of the Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL). This report documents the work within the infrastructure workstream, with

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy: Land value workstream report

This report documents the work undertaken within the land value workstream. It uses a total economic value framework to identify the plausible economic benefits from alternative uses of Auckland waterfront land under a scenario where the Ports of Auckland freight operations are relocated elsewhere. Please also refer to: Analysis of the Upper North Island Supply

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy: Regional economic development possibilities

Officials are undertaking a programme of additional work following the independent working group report on the Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy. This workstream considers Regional Economic Development and Social Impact. Please also refer to: Analysis of the Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy Working Group Options for moving freight from the Ports of Auckland

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Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy: Incentives and financial implications

In this report, we explore whether there is enough financial incentive for ports to take up options without Government intervention. Please also refer to: Analysis of the Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy Working Group Options for moving freight from the Ports of Auckland

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