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Reorienting primary health care for addressing chronic conditions in remote Australia and the South Pacific: Review of evidence and lessons from an innovative quality improvement process

Gardner, Karen; Bailie, Ross; Si, Damin; O'Donoghue, Lynette; Kennedy, Cath; Liddle, Helen; Cox, Rhonda; Kwedza, Ru Karen; Fittock, Marea; Hains, Jenny; Dowden, Michelle; Connors, Christine; Burke, Hugh; Beaver, Carol


This paper reviews what is known about the challenges of implementing quality improvement programs and draws on data from a systematic continuous quality improvement (CQI) project in remote communities in Australia and Fiji, known as Audit and Best practice for Chronic Disease, to synthesise lessons and discuss the potential for broader application in low and middle income countries, including Pacific Island countries and territories. Although a number of systematic reviews have indicated that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Rural Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2010.01181.x


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