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New models of care, obstacles & opportunities.

The generalist nature of general practitioners is the heart of what we do. Sometimes we struggle to let go, and involve the closer and wider primary and community teams, even when we are feeling overwhelmed. New models of care are seen as the solution for all ills. Re-orientating primary and community care can only be achieved with honest conversations with practices their practitioners and their patients. We will step through the current health care model, explore new models and discuss obstacles and opportunities.

Hywel is a GP at Mosgiel Health Centre, Dunedin. He has recently been appointed as Medical Director Primary and Community, Strategy at the Southern DHB, having left his previous post as Director of Informatics of BPAC and Chief Medical Officer at South Link Health. His interests in information technology, Primary Care, Health Systems and “The conversational Model” of Psychotherapy, provide an interesting perspective on person centered health care. He has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of topics from big data analysis in health, electronic decision support for kidney and heart disease, population risk stratification, primary care utilisation of secondary care services and how electronic care plans can inform quality, outcome and cost across the health system.

Date Thursday, 17 May 2018
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Seminar
DepartmentGeneral Practice and Rural Health (DSM)
LocationJan Breward Room, Dept of General Practice & Rural Health, 55 Hanover Street, Dunedin

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