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    • Generating a report card for type 2 diabetes in Australia 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      The National Diabetes Strategy and Action Plan proposed by Diabetes Australia, is the latest Australian initiative aimed at turning around the increasing burden of diabetes.1 Approximately 10% of all patients attending a ...
    • The growing burden of multimorbidity 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2013)
      Over the past decade the Australian government has initiated a number of health care reforms to address the needs of those with chronic conditions such as diabetes, and heart disease. However, the success of chronic care ...
    • Health information: where do patients obtain it and why does it matter? 

      Erny-Albrecht, Katrina (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      While most agree that it is important for patients to have information about their health, and population based surveys of the Australian public show that General Practitioners (GPs) remain the most frequent health information ...
    • Home Medicine Reviews: Recent changes and potential implications 

      Huynh, Kym; Erny-Albrecht, Katrina; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2014)
      Earlier this year, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia announced the restructure of the Home Medicine Review (HMR) program. The new funding provision of this program requires a minimum two-year interval between each review ...
    • 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, ...