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Yuejen Zhao

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Journal article

15 Aug 2017
63

Background : The geographical maldistribution of the health workforce is a persisting global issue linked to inequitable access to health services and poorer health outcomes for rural and remote populations. In the Northern Territory (NT), anecdotal reports suggest that the primary care workforce in...

Journal article

26 Jun 2014
81

Improving access to primary care in remote communities for the management of diabetes results in net health benefits to patients and cost savings to government, this study finds.

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Objective: To evaluate the costs and health outcomes associated with primary care...

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1 Jan 2013
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This study analysed interregional migration for Indigenous patients in the Northern Territory, Australia. Individual-level linked hospitalisation data between July 1998 and June 2011 were used to describe the migration patterns and associated factors. Micro-simulations were conducted to assess the impacts on mortality estimates. Indigenous patients...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013
4

rimary health care (PHC) is widely regarded as essential for preventing and treating ill health. However, the evidence on whether improved PHC reduces hospitalisations has been mixed. This study examines the relationship between PHC and hospital inpatient care in a population with high health need,...

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19 Nov 2012
5

The introduction of activity-based funding (ABF) means that Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Groups and their relative costs will become the basis for reimbursing public hospitals for admitted patient services. This study sought to investigate the variation in admitted patient costs for Indigenous people and people...

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