Chronic diseases

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Non-communicable diseases
NARROWER TERMS
Journal article

Quantitative evaluation of an outreach case management model of care for urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults living with complex chronic disease: a longitudinal study

This article aims to determine the impact of the Home-based Outreach case Management of chronic disease Exploratory (HOME) Study model of care on participants’ health and wellbeing at 12 months.
Journal article

A community-based co-designed genetic health service model for Aboriginal Australians

This research presents client and staff perspectives of a model of clinical genetics services provided by the MJD Foundation (MJDF) in geographically and culturally complex contexts within the Northern Territory of Australia.
Report

Experiences in health care for people with chronic conditions

This report explores the experiences that patients with chronic conditions have with their health providers, particularly with respect to whether or not GPs and other specialists consistently communicated in a respectful and attentive way.
Journal article

A “one stop liver shop” approach improves the cascade-of-care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians living with chronic hepatitis B in the Northern Territory of Australia

This research describes the impact of a mobile care delivery model, “One Stop Liver Shop”, on the cascade of care for people living with Chronic Hepatitis B in a remote Australian setting.
Briefing paper

Data collection for community-based allied health chronic disease management

This paper argues that there is a lack of digital infrastructure to support the collection of allied health data. The authors suggest that development and implementation of nationally consistent clinical terminology for data entry, software interoperability standards for data exchange and sharing, and support for...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do vegetarians weigh less and have lower risk of disease than meat-eaters?

Animal rights group PETA claims vegetarians and vegans weigh less than meat eaters and have a reduced risk of diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and strokes.
Briefing paper

Integration of general practice pharmacists into primary healthcare settings for chronic disease management

This brief discusses the potential benefits an integrated GPP can have on patient care, patient outcomes, and high-quality value-based primary healthcare; and examines the experiences of PHNs piloting integrated GPP programs in the Australian setting.
Journal article

Hospitalisation for cirrhosis in Australia: disparities in presentation and outcomes for Indigenous Australians

This article assesses differences in presentation and patient outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians hospitalised for cirrhosis in Queensland.
Submission

AMA submission to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Reference Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Taskforce

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) provided this submission to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Reference Group of the MBS Review Taskforce. The submission makes recommendations in relation to MBS items for mental health, chronic disease management, substance misuse, and Aboriginal health checks.
Submission

AMA submission on the PIP Indigenous Health Incentive Review

This Australian Medical Association (AMA) submission details opportunities to improve the PIP IHI, including streamlining registration, modifying the payment model, and using data to drive quality.