NPS MedicineWise programs

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Up-to-date, evidence-based information about safe and wise use of biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) and other specialised medicines

bDMARDs are a class of medicine that have made a significant improvement in the management of chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and chronic dermatological conditions. These biological medicines are part of the fastest‐growing sector of the pharmaceutical market. This is an increasingly complex area for consumers, specialists and pharmacists to navigate.

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Improving clinical practice and health outcomes for Australia

MedicineInsight is a quality improvement program developed and managed by NPS MedicineWise with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health. MedicineInsight allows GPs to reflect on their own patterns of prescribing and patient care, and compare these with other GPs in their practice. These can be benchmarked at local, regional and national levels. Participating practices are offered customised quality improvement activities that support alignment with best practice and identify key areas for improvement.

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Good Medicine Better Health

Ongoing education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and practitioners on quality use of medicines and medical tests

Partnering with Aboriginal health professionals and communities to improve quality use of medicines and medical tests.

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Quality improvement in general practice

Practical information, tools and resources for health professionals and staff in general practice to help improve the quality of health care and safety for patients

Quality improvement (QI) involves making changes to your practice to achieve optimal safety and health outcomes for patients.

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Choosing Wisely Australia

A national conversation about reducing unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures. More is not always better when it comes to healthcare

Choosing Wisely Australia® is part of a global healthcare initiative to improve the safety and quality of healthcare.

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