Having a usual GP means better information sharing: AIHW study

Patients who have a usual GP say they receive enough information about their care but there are gaps when it comes to information sharing between providers, with almost one in four patients who attended an emergency department saying there was inadequate sharing of information back to their GP.

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), based on over 30,000 responses to the the 2016 Survey of Health Care, analyses the experiences of coordination of care by patients aged 45 and over who visited a GP in one year.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: AIHW, CHIA CPD

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