APCC – 10 Years of Results


The Australian Primary Care Collaboratives (APCC) Program is the first and largest quality improvement program of its type in Australia. A summary of its key results include:

  • Improved health outcomes for more than 320,000 patients with diabetes and more than 210,000 patients with coronary heart disease.
  • 55% improvement = 35,000 more people with diabetes have their blood sugar recorded within recommended limits.
  • 85% improvement = 34,000 more people with diabetes now have their cholesterol recorded within recommended targets.
  • 55% improvement = 34,000 more people with diabetes now have their blood pressure recorded within recommended limits.
  • 3,000+ primary health care professionals trained to use quality improvement.
  • 35,000 + Plan, Do, Study, Act cycles recorded.
  • More than 340 collaboratives participants have presented to their peers at workshops.

To find out visit the APCC section of the website.

March 06, 2014

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