IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: risk

June 11, 2020 Europe Publication

Collaboration for Impact: Co-creating a Workforce Development Toolkit Using an Arts-based Approach

The identification, communication and management of health risk is a core task of Community Health Workers who operate at the boundaries of community and primary care, often through not-for-profit community interest companies. However, there are few opportunities or resources for workforce development. Publicly funded researchers have an obligation to be useful to the public and furthermore, university funding is increasingly contingent on demonstrating the social impact of academic research. Collaborative work with participants and other stakeholders can have reciprocal benefits to all but may be daunting to some researchers, unused to such approaches.

Sept. 24, 2021 Western Pacific Publication

Targeting integrated care to those most likely to need frequent health care: a review of social and clinical risk factors

This rapid review was commissioned by the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) and the Sax Institute in Australia to examine the evidence concerning social and clinical risk factors which may be significant predictors of both pre-hospital and hospital service utilisation. The context is that the NSW Ministry of Health wishes to develop a NSW approach for risk stratification and patient selection that identifies people who are at risk(s) of poorer health outcome(s), and enable targeted delivery of integrated care to those who will maximally benefit.