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    • Australia’s primary health care research workforce 

      Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Katterl, Rachel; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2009-12)
      Australian healthcare is on the brink of a significant reform process. While much is yet to be decided, two clear themes can be identified from the reform reports. The first is the importance of multidisciplinary team work ...
    • Continuity and safety in care transitions: communication at the hospital/community care interface 

      Muecke, Sandy; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-05)
      In the health care setting, risks to patient safety may arise when there is poor written or verbal communication between personnel during times of care transition. Care transition refers to the “set of actions designed to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Improving access to rural health care 

      Alfred, A; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-12)
      Doctors and allied health professionals are in short supply in rural and remote areas of Australia. Added to this, scattered populations and small communities make meeting the health needs of the people living and working ...
    • A new climate for Indigenous health 

      Alfred, A; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-10)
      The Apology to the Stolen Generation set the tone for a new and vigorous approach to achieving health equity for Indigenous people. The symbolic impact of the Apology was reinforced and given practical direction by the ...
    • 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, ...