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    • Avoiding hospitalisation: ambulatory care sensitive conditions 

      Muecke, Sandy (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-07)
      This RESEARCH ROUNDup examines the scope of ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC) in Australia, and their reliability as a measure of primary health care (PHC) performance. Avoidable hospitalisation statistics for ...
    • Avoiding hospitalisation: effective primary care interventions 

      Muecke, Sandy (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-10)
      Ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) “represent a range of conditions for which hospitalisation should be able to be avoided because the disease or condition has been prevented from occurring, or because individuals ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identifying gaps in primary care services: reaching the ‘unreached’ 

      Muecke, Sandy (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2010-08)
      In an equitable system, the health needs of communities are matched by the services provided. Whilst a recent review of the performance of the health systems of seven countries by the Commonwealth Fund reported that ...