HealthPathways as a tool for integrating care – experiences and reflections

Slide1This presentation was given as an oration at the South Western Sydney Local Health District, and South Western Sydney PHN, Integrated Care Forum, held at Liverpool Hospital, on Wednesday 16 September 2015 (Integrated Care Forum Program).

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Hello!  Good afternoon.

I’m Michael Tam, a GP at the General Practice Unit in Fairfield Hospital.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with the GP Unit, this is an academic family medicine clinic that integrates a clinical service, medical education of students and vocational trainees, primary care research, and liaison between community general practice and hospital services.  This is an uncommon model with only two academic GP Units in NSW – Fairfield Hospital and Hornsby Hospital. Continue reading