Journal of Integrated Care: Volume 25 Issue 1

Practical evidence for service improvement


Table of contents - Special Issue: Integrated Care in Australasia

Guest Editors: Joanne Travaglia, Patricia Bradd, Robin Miller

Managing care integration during the implementation of large-scale reforms: The case of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

Helen Dickinson, Gemma Carey

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new program for the provision of support to people with disabilities in Australia. The purpose of this paper is to…


Why understanding what matters to the patient matters

Karen D. Patterson

The purpose of this paper is to explore the evolving of integrated care, focussing on developments in why what matters to the patient matters and how to better understand…

People-centred integration in a refugee primary care service: A complex adaptive systems perspective

Christine Phillips, Sally Hall, Nicholas Elmitt, Marianne Bookallil, Kirsty Douglas

Services for refugees and asylum seekers frequently experience gaps in delivery and access, poor coordination, and service stress. The purpose of this paper is to examine…

Space, time and demographic change: A geographical approach to integrating health and social care

Hamish Robertson

The purpose of this paper is to explore the potential value of applying spatial science and technology to the issue of care integration across what are the often…

Integrated care in practice – the South Eastern Sydney experience

Gregory Stewart, Patricia Bradd, Tish Bruce, Thomas Chapman, Brendon McDougall, Daniel Shaw, Linda Soars

The purpose of this paper is to describe the recent efforts of a large publicly funded healthcare organisation in Sydney, Australia to implement integrated care (IC) “at…


The theory and practice of integrative health care governance: The case of New Zealand’s alliances

Robin Gauld

The purpose of this paper is to outline the theory and practice of governance for integrated care, using the case of New Zealand’s healthcare alliances.

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