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Copyright Dr. Rick Steele 2014 www.rick-steele.com
The basic model
Healthy Dead
RESOURCES
Self treatment
GP visit
Hospital...
The basic model
Healthy Dead
RESOURCES
Self treatment
GP visit
Hospital
admission
If one could identify only 10% of
hospit...
The basic model
Healthy Dead
RESOURCES
Self treatment
GP visit
Hospital
admission
10% is very easy, and 20% can be
achieve...
The basic model
Healthy Dead
RESOURCES
Self treatment
GP visit
Hospital
admission
With the right expertise and attitude,
i...
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How to free up ressourcs to rejuvinate community oriented primary care

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Everyone agrees that serious changes are needed in healthcare and social services, but no one knows where to find the resources. Here is the way!

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How to free up ressourcs to rejuvinate community oriented primary care

  1. 1. Copyright Dr. Rick Steele 2014 www.rick-steele.com The basic model Healthy Dead RESOURCES Self treatment GP visit Hospital admission As people become ill, they start to use money on over the counter drugs, health supplements and so on. When they visit their doctor, costs take a hike up. When the doctor sees a need to admit to hospital, costs sky- rocket.
  2. 2. The basic model Healthy Dead RESOURCES Self treatment GP visit Hospital admission If one could identify only 10% of hospital admissions that could have been avoided if the resources were available in the primary sector to diagnose and treat the patient, a great windfall of resources could be mobil- ized to the primary sector. Copyright Dr. Rick Steele 2014 www.rick-steele.com
  3. 3. The basic model Healthy Dead RESOURCES Self treatment GP visit Hospital admission 10% is very easy, and 20% can be achieved with little ado. Copyright Dr. Rick Steele 2014 www.rick-steele.com
  4. 4. The basic model Healthy Dead RESOURCES Self treatment GP visit Hospital admission With the right expertise and attitude, it is not difficlut to identify 35% of hospital bed days that can be taken care of in the primary sector, thus mulitiplying the available reseouces available in the primary sector many fold! Copyright Dr. Rick Steele 2014 www.rick-steele.com

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