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General practices? perspectives on medicare locals? performance are critical lessons for the success of primary health networks

Elnour, Amr Abou; Dunbar, James; Ford, Dale; Dawda, Paresh


Background Under a health reform after two decades, Primary Health Organisations (PHOs) in Australia were changed from Divisions of General Practice (DGP) to Medicare Locals (MLs). Following a review of Medicare Locals, in July 2015 Primary Health Networks (PHNs) replaced Medical Locals to potentially improve outcomes through supporting primary care and enhancing integration. Aims The aim of this paper was to gather front-line staff’s perspectives on MLs and identify any lessons applicable to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Medical Journal
DOI: 10.4066/AMJ.2015.2508
Access Rights: Open Access


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