Shared Medical Appointments Australasia
The Australasian Lifestyle Medicine members have collated a range of resources about group visits and shared medical appointments on the Lifestyle Medicine website.
They also offer:
Read more(external link).
Shared Medical Appointments Guide
Pinnacle Health Network has created an online guide.(external link)
To view, contact Pinnacle(external link) as the website is password protected.
Ambulatory Care Improvement Guide
Section 6: Strategies for Improving Patient Experience with Ambulatory Care – Group visits
Agency for Health Research & Quality (AHRQ), US, 2017
Putting group visits into practice
Guide developed by Massachusetts General Hospital, US, 2012
Group visit starter kit
Group Health has been supporting group visits for over 20 years. This Starter Kit, while dated (2001), is still useful with a range of resources, visit guides, sample letters and learnings teams will find helpful when getting started.
Other resources from Group Health & MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation:
Introduction to shared medical appointments (SMAs) webinar
This webinar was held on 28 February 2018, featuring Profs Garry Egger and John Stevens, Jordhana Clark (ASLM’s Education Coordinator) and Stephen Penman (Executive Director).
Watch the webinar here(external link) to hear an overview about shared medical appointments and their implementation in Australia.