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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.