Evaluation of the Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program and the Visiting Optometrists Scheme
10. Future directions
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This Chapter considers three issues related to the future of MSOAP and VOS:
- Constraints of the capacity to expand or maintain the programs.
- Creating ongoing mechanism for improving management, promoting innovation and sharing information about the programs’ achievements.
- The opportunities health reforms offer for the programs.
- Table of contents
- 6. Community case studies
- Appendix 2.b - Burnie and the north- west region of Tasmania
- Appendix 2.c - Crystal Brook, South Australia
- Appendix 2.d - Dubbo, New South Wales
- Appendix 2.e - Karratha & Roebourne, Western Australia
- Appendix 2.f - Leongatha, Victoria
- Appendix 2.g - Maningrida, Northern Territory
- Appendix 2.h – Tele-Derm, Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
- Appendix A: Background paper provided to stakeholders
- Appendix B: People interviewed for evaluation
- Appendix C: Written submissions received for the evaluation
- Appendix D: Selected government programs targeted at improving access for health services for rural and remote populations
- Appendix E: Payment rates for selected costs under MSOAP and VOS, 2011
- Appendix F: Allocation of MSOAP services to ASGC remoteness areas
- Appendix G: Definitions of broad category of MBS services used for MSOAP/VOS evaluation analysis
- Appendix H: Australian classifications of remoteness