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A cost effectiveness study of integrated care in health services delivery: a diabetes program in Australia

McRae, Ian Stewart; Butler, J. R. G; Sibthorpe, Beverly; Ruscoe, Warwick; Snow, Jill; Rubiano, Dhigna; Gardner, Karen

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BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes is rapidly growing as a proportion of the disease burden in Australia as elsewhere. This study addresses the cost effectiveness of an integrated approach to assisting general practitioners (GPs) with diabetes management. This approach uses a centralized database of clinical data of an Australian Division of General Practice (a network of GPs) to co-ordinate care according to national guidelines. METHODS: Long term outcomes for patients in the program were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-10-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/259
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/259
Source: BMC Health Services Research
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-205

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