Tina Janamian

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OBJECTIVE To review the available literature to identify the major challenges and barriers to implementation and adoption of the patient-centred medical home (PCMH) model, topical in current Australian primary care reforms. STUDY DESIGN Systematic review of peer-reviewed literature. DATA SOURCES PubMed and Embase databases were searched in December 2012(More)
BACKGROUND The paper hand-held record (PHR) has been widely used as a tool to facilitate communication between health care providers and a pregnant woman. Since its inception in the 1950s, it has been described as a successful initiative, evolving to meet the needs of communities and their providers. Increasingly, the electronic health record (EHR) has(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which preventive activities, including the ordering of an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) between 6 and 12 weeks of birth, are integrated into women's primary care postpartum visits after a gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)-affected pregnancy. DESIGN AND SETTING Prospective survey and retrospective chart audit of(More)
POLICY POINTS Co-creation-collaborative knowledge generation by academics working alongside other stakeholders-is an increasingly popular approach to aligning research and service development. It has potential for "moving beyond the ivory towers" to deliver significant societal impact via dynamic, locally adaptive community-academic partnerships. Principles(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify elements that are integral to high-quality practice and determine considerations relating to high-quality practice organisation in primary care. STUDY DESIGN A narrative systematic review of published and grey literature. DATA SOURCES Electronic databases (PubMed, CINAHL, the Cochrane Library, Embase, Emerald Insight, PsycInfo,(More)
Objectives. To explore in a cohort of Queensland (Qld) GPs' their attitudes to; knowledge about; and practice behaviour regarding complementary medicines (CMs), and to identify their perceptions of need for information resources on CMs. Design. A faxed self-administered survey to a random sample of 800 GPs in Qld. Participants. 463 completed surveys were(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the usability and validity of the Primary Care Practice Improvement Tool (PC-PIT), a practice performance improvement tool based on 13 key elements identified by a systematic review. It was co-created with a range of partners and designed specifically for primary health care. DESIGN This pilot study examined the PC-PIT using a(More)
BACKGROUND In 2008, the Sunshine Coast Division of General Practice (SCDGP) in Queensland, Australia initiated a highly successful Improved Diabetes Management (IDM) program with general practices in a regional area. The IDM program was evaluated against the 10 elements of a high functioning clinical microsystem framework as identified by Nelson et al.(More)