Developing a guide to improving integration for Divisions as they transform into Medicare Locals.

Project Status

Completed Projects

CI

Gawaine Powell Davies

Team members

Julie McDonald, Elizabeth Harris

Rationale

Medicare Locals have a greater role that Divisions of General Practice in developing and coordinating services for a designated population. The Australian Medicare Local Alliance commissioned this guide to assist Medicare Locals in transitioning to their new role.

Aims

To provide information and evidence to assist Medicare Locals in improving integration within their areas.

Design and Method

A review of relevant literature, consultation with key informants

Publications

Powell Davies PG (2012). Improving integration of care: a discussion paper for Medicare Locals. Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW.

Contact

Gawaine Powell Davies Phone: 0425-237141 Email: g.powell-davies@unsw.edu.au

Funding

Australian Medicare Local Alliance

Project lead centre
CPHCE
Project stream
Health System Integration and Primary Health Care Development
Project start date
30/09/2011
Project end date
March 2012