September 2022 edition
The Integrated Care (IC) Emergency Department to Community (EDC) initiative is key to driving value based healthcare in NSW. Social determinants of health, risk factors and multi-morbid complexity across all chronic conditions impacts on documented health inequalities in WNSW.
Improving outcomes for vulnerable and at-risk populations and people with complex health and social needs who frequently present to our EDs is a key priority for our Integrated Care Planned Care for Better Health program and the IC EDC initiative.
The IC Care Coordinators aim to provide a better experience of care through a coordinated intervention that recognises the value of shared care across key partners and delivers effective and efficient person-centred care.
Value based health care anticipated outcomes are: