QUality improvement in primary care to prevent hospitalisations and improve Effectiveness and efficiency of care for people Living with heart disease (QUEL) [ 2017 - 2021 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Julie Redfern (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Thomas Briffa Prof Christopher Reid Prof Clara Chow Prof David Hare
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Brief description Heart disease accounts for a great number of deaths and admissions to hospital. We aim to improve ongoing prevention for people with heart disease by supporting general practices to use their data and provide more systematic care. We propose a randomised trial to determine whether a practice level strategy reduces cardiovascular events and hospitalisations and saves money. The research will directly inform government decision-making and policy regarding primary care incentive payment programs.

Funding Amount $AUD 839,634.46

Funding Scheme Partnerships

Notes Partnership Project for Better Health

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