Building Better Foundations for Primary Care – Grattan Institute

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Chronic Disease, Emergency Department, Evaluation, Health Reform, Integrated Chronic Disease Management (ICDM),

Primary care in Australia is a renovator’s opportunity. Avoidable hospital admissions cost the health system more than $320 million each year. Providing better care for people with diabetes, asthma, heart disease and other chronic conditions could save a significant proportion of this, as well as improving the working and social lives of the people affected. Reforms identified in this report provide the basis for achieving those changes and reaping those savings.  Read the report