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    • Complementary medicine use in chronic disease: What is the evidence? 

      Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Brown, Lynsey (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is commonplace in people managing chronic disease. This RESEARCH ROUNDup highlights evidence for the medication-based CAM used to address chronic conditions considered ...
    • International trends and initiatives in primary health care 

      Brown, Lynsey; Oliver-Baxter, Jodie; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      Recent trends in international health system reform have drawn attention to patient-centred approaches, multimorbidity, integration, workforce models of care and eHealth. A range of primary health care (PHC) initiatives ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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.