During the past 12 months, Murray PHN has issued more than 200 contracts, with a total value of almost $27 million, for services tackling a range of national and local health priorities, including a mental health investment of $12 million.
Outcomes-based commissioning is being introduced into our region, aimed at more effective collaboration with health services and other stakeholders.
We have been exploring and developing the concept of Integrated Health Networks (IHNs) to build capacity through partnerships, to improve team-based care and to strengthen the sustainability of the primary health care system, particularly in rural settings.
eReferral is expanding into North East and North West regions and PHN Exchange has evolved and is now being used by several other PHNs.
Almost three quarters of general practices are sharing de-identified data with us, through the new Practice Incentives Program requirements.
Click here to read more about our work from the last 12 months in the 2019 Report to the Community.