Victoria’s Collaborative Care Cluster went national on Friday, 17 August With Victorian Health Minister David Davis MLC.

General release:

Health professional release:

Background and comments:

1000 GPs adopt new way to manage chronic disease

  • Over 10,000 chronically ill Australians using new chronic disease management system
  • Trials showing significant improvement in quality of care and effectiveness
  • Practice incomes increased by more than $35,000 per GP
  • Keeping people with diabetes, asthma and arthritis out of hospital;
  • Reducing Australia’s $60 billion chronic care costs.

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