Counties Manukau Health reports on its At Risk Individuals Model of Care which uses the Whānau Tahi platform.

In response to concerns that people with long term health conditions are not always well supported by proactive or co-ordinated services, Counties Manukau Health (CMH) introduced the At Risk Individuals (ARI) model of care.

The ARI model of care provides funding to primary care practices (via Primary Health Organisations) for extended consultations, home visits and other services designed to support patients to achieve their own health goals.

CMH commissioned the Health Services Research Centre at Victoria University of Wellington to evaluate ARI, with an emphasis on the extent to which the new model of care is changing the way primary care practices work.

Read more here: www.victoria.ac.nz