Aggregated data extracted from computerised general practice records should be used to improve outcomes at patient, health system and population levels
A report released in 2016 by the Primary Health Care Advisory Group (PHCAG), Better outcomes for people with chronic and complex health conditions, highlights the need to use aggregated general practice data to target health resources and interventions.1 The aim of any health program should be to improve outcomes at patient, health system and population levels. These outcomes should be measurable and part of a feedback loop to improve patient care.
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