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Community development: Improving patient safety by enhancing the use of health services
(The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2012-06)
Background Community development plays an important role in increasing the access of disadvantaged groups to resources and services. We examined how community development in primary healthcare services may improve patient ...
Pilot Social Health History Screening Tool Research Project Questionnaire
(Flinders University, 2018-09-25)
Lessons from Medicare Locals for Primary Health Networks
(Australasian Medical Publishing Company, 2017-06-17)
In the past few years, Australian primary health care (PHC) has experienced a major system restructuring that has created tensions in relation to efficiency, effectiveness and equity, fundamental concepts used to evaluate ...
Healthy infrastructure: Australian National Broadband Network policy implementation and its importance to health equity
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2018-02-09)
Critical social and economic resources, such as employment, education, and health services, increasingly require online access, highlighting the growing need to address equity of access to high-speed broadband telecommunications. ...
Interprofessional teamwork in comprehensive primary healthcare services: Findings from a mixed methods study
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-11-28)
This article draws on data from a 5-year project that examined the effectiveness of Comprehensive primary healthcare (CPHC) in local communities. A hallmark of CPHC services is interprofessional teamwork. Drawing from this ...
Primary health care reform, dilemmatic space and risk of burnout among health workers
(Sage Journals, 2017-02-17)
Health system changes may increase primary health care workers’ dilemmatic space, created when reforms contravene professional values. Dilemmatic space may be a risk factor for burnout. This study partnered with six ...
Increased private health fund involvement in Australia's primary health care: Implications for health equity
This study identifies current practices of private health funds (PHFs) in Australian primary health care (PHC), including areas where their involvement is increasing, and examines the risks and benefits of these practices ...
Digital Infrastructure as a Determinant of Health Equity: An Australian Case Study of the Implementation of the National Broadband Network
Inequities in access to fast and reliable internet connections, essential for digital access to services and information that are important for health, can exacerbate social inequalities in health. We evaluated the social ...
"They're not the flavour of the month": regional primary health care organisations and primary health care for migrants and people from refugee backgrounds in Australia
(Oxford University Press, 2018-04-17)
Introduction: Globally, new migrants and refugees face barriers accessing Primary Health Care (PHC) and experience inequitable health outcomes. Many nations have regional PHC organisations (RPHCOs) to coordinate PHC. This ...
Interagency collaboration in primary mental health care: lessons from the Partners in Recovery program
BACKGROUND: Collaborative care is a means of improving outcomes particularly for people with complex needs. The Partners in Recovery (PIR) program, established in Australia in 2012, provides care coordination to facilitate ...