primary care

US Study Tour - Blog Post #9

Walking in the footsteps of patients and staff at Cambridge Health Alliance

Today we walked in the footsteps of patients and staff at Union Square Family Health Center,...

US Study Tour - Blog Post #6

Lessons learned from the US medical home experience

Paul Grundy MD is widely acknowledged as one of the founders of the patient-centred medical home movement in the...

US Study Tour - Blog Post #5

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative is a US not-for-profit organisation supporting and promoting innovation in medical homes. Our group attended their annual conference today, and not...

US Study Tour - Blog Post #4

A common thread through discussions with US colleagues leading work on patient-centered medical homes is the need to have appropriate payment structures in place. In 2015, AHHA published Dr Paresh...

US Study Tour - Blog Post #3

It's a rainy day in Washington, and the only topic everyone is talking about is Donald Trump's election as US President. Changes are probably ahead for the health system - will this impact the...

US Study Tour - Blog Post #1

The United States goes to the polls today, and health leaders, like many across the country, are anxiously waiting the outcome of the presidential election. The first visit of our US Study Tour...

The Australian healthcare and social welfare sectors are underprepared to deal with the burdens of rising rates of chronic disease and disability and an ageing population. Government responses to this include the establishment of programs such as Health...

Deeble Institute Issues Brief No 15: review of after-hours service models: Learnings for regional, rural and remote communities evaluates the current delivery models of after-hours primary health care and explores individual program elements...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has welcomed the funding agreement reached by the states and the Commonwealth at today’s meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). “The additional $2.9 billion in funding from 2017...

Primary care: health system foundation must have sure footings The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has welcomed the acknowledgement of the role of Primary Health Networks (PHNs) in the Department of Health’s plans outlined in the...

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