More than 150 practices across New Zealand are already implementing the Home Care Health model.
The Health Care Home model provides better patient care options including long-term health care plans for patients with higher needs.
The Health Care Home model help practices to manage and streamline workflows which leads to better business efficiency and good working environments.
Health Care Home provides a new model of care which allows GP practices to improve patient care, both for urgent and unplanned cases and for long-term managed care. The model also helps practices improve working conditions and become more efficient.
GP practices and PHOs using Health Care Home are already seeing benefits. These include reductions in emergency care and hospital admissions, better long-term care plans and more collaboration between staff.
Health Care Home is providing benefits for patients and providers. Patients are reporting better experiences with their GP practice as a whole and quicker access to care and are able to manage their own health care.