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    • Patient enrolment in Australian primary health care 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      Patient enrolment in general practice is an important consideration for health systems, administrators, service providers and consumers across the world. This RESEARCH ROUNDup reviews patient enrolment in the Australian ...
    • Patient experience of primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      There has been considerable research on patient satisfaction and other aspects of patient experience, but much of it is dated, and the generally positive findings are complicated by significant conceptual and methodological ...
    • Patient-centred care and self-management support in primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      Patient-centred care (PCC) is prominent in current healthcare, particularly in relation to the care of people with chronic diseases/conditions. Self-management by patients, in tandem with self-management support (SMS) ...
    • Pay for performance: Australian landscape, international efforts, and impact on practice 

      Masters, Stacey Cynthia; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2016)
      Fee-for-service (FFS) funding continues to dominate primary health care in Australia despite calls for reform. FFS, where providers bill for each service they provide, rewards increased activity. This may lead to over-servicing, ...
    • PHC and integration with aged care services: Challenges and approaches in Australia 

      Brown, Lynsey; Davis, Jenny (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      Recent Australian health reforms highlight the role of effective primary health care (PHC) in providing coordinated, person-centred care and keeping individuals out of hospital.1 In the context of an ageing population and ...
    • The primary care role for people with cancer 

      Jackson-Bowers, Eleanor; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-03)
      The announcement in January 2009 of funding of $5.6 million for cancer research and a Primary Care Cooperative Cancer Clinical Trials Group to focus on prevention, detection and care of people with cancer comes after the ...
    • Primary health care and preventive care 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      Preventive care refers to interventions which aim to prevent progression of a condition. They may be applied at individual or population levels and at various stages of disease development. For the primary health care (PHC) ...
    • Primary health care and social networking: opportunities to enhance communication 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-10)
      The use of social networking technologies in health care and education is known as Health 2.0. Health 2.0 incorporates principles of open access, user-generated content and networking in order to personalise health care, ...
    • Primary health care for people with intellectual disabilities 

      Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-06)
      Over half a million Australians have an intellectual disability and 61% of those have a severe or profound limitation in ‘core’ activities of daily living. The sparse research available concerning health care service use ...
    • Primary health care funding models 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      The way primary health care (PHC) services are funded ultimately impacts on the quality, access and coordination of health service delivery. Financial mechanisms have long been used to influence provider behaviour, for ...
    • Researching patient and family experience 

      Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Alfred, A; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-11)
      The direction of our health system and the provision of health services must be shaped around the health needs of individuals, their families and communities. The health system should be responsive to individual differences, ...
    • Social determinants of health: Closing the gap in primary health care 

      Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      Australian primary health care has a major role to play in addressing social determinants of health (SDOH). This RESEARCH ROUNDup examines the relevance of the Closing the gap in a generation report of the World Health ...
    • Socioeconomic status and accessibility to health care services in Australia 

      Katterl, Rachel (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2011-12)
      Socioeconomic status (SES) is an indicator of income, education, and employment status. It has significant implications for the access to and use of primary health care services. This RESEARCH ROUNDup investigates the ...
    • Transitions from hospital to primary care 

      Masters, Stacey Cynthia; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2016)
      For older Australians, transitions from hospital to primary care (i.e. general practice, community and/or aged care) are frequently accompanied by discontinuities in medication management, delays in follow‐up care, duplication ...
    • Understanding the policy cycle and knowledge translation for researchers (A researcher’s guide) 

      Brown, Lynsey; Hagger, Christina; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      This RESEARCH ROUNDup introduces knowledge translation, suggests avenues where research evidence can inform different stages of the policy cycle, and provides some practical tips for researchers.
    • Use of chronic disease management software in Australia 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2015)
      Computer based chronic disease management or clinical decision software packages are being developed partly in response to the barriers to optimal care identified by general practitioners: complexity of care regimens, ...
    • What influence will GP Super Clinics have on primary health care in Australia? 

      Smith, Bradley; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2012-02)
      Recognising the fragmentation of primary health care (PHC) and its fundamental role in the health care system, the Australian Government has invested in the establishment of integrated primary care centres, known as ‘GP ...