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Engagement of primary care practice in Australia: learnings from a diabetes care project

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 2019-02-07 15:23:21.607

This qualitative research explores factors inhibiting GPs from engaging with new initiatives and, specifically, factors that contributed to insufficient participant recruitment through general practice for an evidence-based diabetes care pilot project. The authors identified four major themes: "(1) low perceived need for intervention; (2) communication of intervention problematic; (3) translation of research into practice not occurring; and (4) the service providing the intervention was not widely viewed as a partner in chronic disease care."

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Ogrin, R., et al. Engagement of primary care practice in Australia: learnings from a diabetes care project. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 30 January, 2019 [Epub ahead of print]