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    • The Closing the Gap Initiative: Successes and ongoing challenges for divisions of general practice 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia (2012)
      Background This article presents an evaluation of the activities undertaken by divisions of general practice to improve Indigenous Australians’ access to mainstream primary care. Methods Data were obtained from 12 month ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2008-2009: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Checks and Assessments 

      Katterl, Rachel; Moretti, Cecilia Marguerite; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Reinfeld Kirkman, Nova (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      The Divisions Performance Indicator (DPI) report examines the use of a number of Medicare items aimed at providing preventive primary health care services to limit the development of chronic disease in Division catchment ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2008-2009: Divisions' ability to meet reporting thresholds 

      Katterl, Rachel; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      Divisions of General Practice report on a set of National Performance Indicators (NPIs) as part of their accountability to their funding source. This report examines patterns in the ability of Divisions to ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2008-2009: Practice Nurse Services 

      Moretti, Cecilia Marguerite; Katterl, Rachel; Reinfeld Kirkman, Nova; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      Divisions of General Practice used data from Medicare Australia in their reports against the practice nurse National Performance Indicator for 2008-2009. This substantial contribution to better access was associated with ...
    • Divisions Performance Indicator Report 2009-2010: Closing the gap 

      Anikeeva, Olga; Katterl, Rachel; Bywood, Petra Teresia (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2011)
      This report presents a thematic analysis of qualitative data regarding activities undertaken as part of the Closing the Gap program, provided by the Divisions of General Practice for the 2009-2010 reporting period.
    • Fact Sheet: Writing great abstracts 

      McIntyre, Ellen; Katterl, Rachel; Anikeeva, Olga; Brown, Lynsey; Raven, Melissa (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS), 2014)
      An abstract is a short piece of writing that presents the essential elements of a larger work in a powerful manner. If you are having trouble writing them and need guidance, or want to improve your abstracts writing skills ...
    • Medicare Locals: A model for integration in primary health care 

      Bywood, Petra Teresia; Brown, Lynsey; Katterl, Rachel (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      Objective: Australian Medicare Locals (MLs) have been established to improve the patient’s journey through the health care system by facilitating integrated services that meet the local community’s needs. How MLs are ...
    • Potentially Avoidable Hospitalisations: Causes, Initiatives and Challenges from a Primary Health Care Perspective 

      Brown, Lynsey; Bywood, Petra Teresia; Katterl, Rachel; Anikeeva, Olga; Butler, Caryn; Smith, Bradley (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      The presentation will- • highlight some of the risk factors for potentially avoidable hospitalisations in Australia (e.g., sociodemographic characteristics, chronic conditions) based on a literature review • explore common ...
    • Primary Health Care (PHC) Search Filter: Bringing the evidence to shore 

      Brown, Lynsey; Carne, Amanda; McIntyre, Ellen; Tieman, Jennifer; Damarell, Raechel; Sladek, Ruth; Hagger, Christina; Katterl, Rachel (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      Surfing the internet for primary health care (PHC) literature produces waves of information that can lead a researcher to feel as though they are drowning in papers. Sifting through material to find the oysters containing ...
    • Stocktake of primary health care research in Australia 

      Yen, Laurann; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; Ward, Nathaniel; Katterl, Rachel; McIntyre, Ellen; Patterson, Simon (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2010)
      Since the commencement of the Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) strategy in 2000, research targeted on Primary Health Care services, and on the health care system as it relates to Primary ...
    • Strategies to reduce barriers and inequities in access to health care services for rural/remote areas 

      Bywood, Petra Teresia; Katterl, Rachel; Lunnay, Belinda Kate (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2012)
      Objective: To identify strategies to improve accessibility to Primary Health Care (PHC) services for people living in rural and remote areas, particularly for those in greatest need. Method: A review of the literature was ...
    • What is needed for integration of health services? Medicare Locals - A model for integrating primary health care 

      Brown, Lynsey; Bywood, Petra Teresia; Katterl, Rachel; Cheffins, Tracey; Oliver-Baxter, Jodie (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2013)
      Primary health care (PHC) is often the first level of contact individuals, families and communities have with the health system. National health reform in Australia has seen the introduction of Medicare Locals (MLs), PHC ...