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Margaret Kelaher


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Journal article

01 Dec 2015

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To describe patterns of uptake of Indigenous-specific health assessments and associated follow-up items, and examine the barriers and enablers to delivery and billing of follow-up over the first 3 years of implementation of the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP)....

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Research report

15 Jul 2015

The Planning, Implementation and Effectiveness in Indigenous Health Reform (PIE) project, funded by the Lowitja Institute and the Australian Research Council, carried out by the University of Melbourne, arose from concerns by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that despite the...

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Research report

30 Mar 2013

Known as the ‘Sentinel Sites Evaluation’ (SSE), this evaluation was completed over the period 2010 - 2013. The evaluation addresses the complex challenges of re-orienting services and systems to provide high quality chronic illness care. The SSE has identified some notable achievements, but...

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Research report

10 Oct 2011

This paper explores Indigenous people's access to eye health services at a community level.



Our project examined equity of access to eye health services at a community level by examining the relationship between the percentage of Indigenous...

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Research report

11 Oct 2010

The Lowitja Institute and the Australian National University have launched a new publication with recommendations on how GPs can help Close the Gap. Better identification of Indigenous patients in general practices would improve their access to Medicare benefits such as health checks that...

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Research report

14 Sep 2005

The introduction of Medical Benefits Scheme item numbers to reimburse health assessments (HAs) represented a major shift in support for access to health promotion and preventive care in primary care settings. HA items were introduced in 1999 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged...

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