Latest APCC Results

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Diabetes Prevention and Management Wave (Wave 9)

At 14 months, the Diabetes Prevention and Management Wave (Wave 9) is seeing great improvements across all core measures.

Results of note include:

  • There has been a significant reduction in the number of patients with a diagnosis of diabetes who do not have a HBA1C recorded, dropping from 45% to below 30%.
  • By month 14, more than 4,510 Diabetes Risk Assessments (DRAs) had been completed for patients by the 37 participating practices and health services, compared to just 64 DRAs recorded at baseline. The Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK) is used to identify an individual’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes within five years.

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Cardiovascular Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease Wave (Wave 10)

At month three, the Cardiovascular Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease Wave (Wave 10) is seeing early improvements, including some outstanding improvements in the risk assessment and register numbers measures.

Results of note include:

  • In the first 3 months of this Wave, the 59 participating general practices and health services completed 5,498 Absolute Risk Assessments for eligible patients.
  • 2,900 more patients with chronic kidney disease are recorded on participating general practice and health service registers. Absolute risk is used to identify an individual’s risk of a cardiovascular event occurring within a five-year period.

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January 05, 2015

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