Sharon Willcox, Dr.P.H., is the director of Health Policy Solutions, an independent health consulting company in Australia. Willcox was one of 10 people appointed in 2008 by the Australian prime minister to the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission, which was charged with developing a long-term reform plan for the Australian health care system. Many of the Commission’s recommendations, including new models for integrating and funding primary care, are now being implemented by the Australian government. Willcox is coauthor of The Australian Health Care System (4th ed.), published in July 2011.