Implementation of continuous quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care in Australia: a scoping systematic review

Implementation of continuous quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care in Australia: a scoping systematic review Journal Article

BMC Health Services Research

  • Author(s): Gardner, Karen, Sibthorpe, Beverly, Chan, Mier, Sargent, Ginny, Dowden, Michelle, McAullay, Daniel
  • Published: 2018
  • Volume: 18
  • ISBN: 1472-6963

Abstract: Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) programs have been taken up widely by Indigenous primary health care (PHC) services in Australia and there has been national policy commitment to support this. However, international evidence shows that implementing CQI is challenging, impacts are variable and little is known about the factors that impede or enhance effectiveness. A scoping review was undertaken to explore uptake and implementation in Indigenous PHC, including barriers and enablers to embedding CQI in routine practice. We provide guidance on how research and evaluation might be intensified to support implementation.

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Gardner, Karen, Sibthorpe, Beverly, Chan, Mier, Sargent, Ginny, Dowden, Michelle, McAullay, Daniel, 2018, Implementation of continuous quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care in Australia: a scoping systematic review, Volume:18, Journal Article, viewed 14 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=13914.

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