Audit and Best Practice for Chronic Disease Extension Project 2005–2009: Final Report – March 2011

Posted on April 11, 2011. Filed under: Aboriginal TI Health, Chronic Disease Mgmt | Tags: |

Audit and Best Practice for Chronic Disease Extension Project 2005–2009: Final Report – March 2011
Menzies School of Health Research and The Lowitja Institute 2010

ISBN 978-1-921889-00-4

Schierhout, G., Brands, J. & Bailie, R. 2010, Audit and Best Practice for Chronic Disease Extension Project, 2005–2009: Final Report, The Lowitja Institute, Melbourne.

Key messages

“It is well recognised that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have unacceptably high levels of chronic disease, but the concrete actions governments and other stakeholders can take to make a difference to health care processes and outcomes are less clear. The Audit and Best Practice for Chronic Disease Extension (ABCD) Extension project is a primary health care quality improvement intervention that is based on international best practice in primary health care. It has been developed and implemented in collaboration with peak bodies in the community-controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector.

With more than 100 health centres around Australia using ABCD tools and processes at its completion, the project demonstrates that a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) intervention can be both acceptable and feasible across diverse health centres providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The project shows that given the right support for such initiatives, substantial improvements in the quality of care and in intermediate health outcomes are attainable.”  …continues

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