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dc.contributor.authorBrown, Lynsey
dc.contributor.authorBywood, Petra Teresia
dc.contributor.authorKatterl, Rachel
dc.contributor.authorAnikeeva, Olga
dc.contributor.authorButler, Caryn
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Bradley
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-06T23:23:29Z
dc.date.available2016-09-06T23:23:29Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationBrown L, Bywood P, Katterl R, Anikeeva O, Butler C, Smith B. (2013, July). Potentially avoidable hospitalisations: Causes, initiatives and challenges from a primary health care perspective. Presented at the 4th Annual Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Discharge Planning Conference, Melbourneen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/36374
dc.description.abstractThe 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 characteristics of successful initiatives addressing potentially avoidable hospitalisations generally (e.g., integrated services, multidisciplinary teams, access, disease management) • illustrate promising interventions to specifically reduce avoidable hospital readmissions (e.g., identifying high-risk patients, education, discharge planning, follow-ups) • discuss challenges in addressing avoidable hospitalisations.en
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dc.publisherPrimary Health Care Research and Information Serviceen
dc.rightsCopyright 2013 Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS)en
dc.titlePotentially Avoidable Hospitalisations: Causes, Initiatives and Challenges from a Primary Health Care Perspectiveen
dc.typePresentationen
dc.rights.holderPrimary Health Care Research and Information Serviceen


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