Frequently Asked Questions

The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) and Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) recognise that Local Health Districts (LHDs) will have questions regarding the implementation of the Leading Better Value Care (LBVC) Clinical Initiatives over the course of the program. These frequently asked questions (FAQs) will continue to be updated with information and resources as the program progresses.

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What is the Leading Better Value Care Program?

Where did the need for Leading Better Value Care arise from?

What does this mean in practice?

What is the role of the Agency for Clinical Innovation and Clinical Excellence Commission?

Why is support being offered to Local Health Districts?

Is it mandatory to work with the Agency for Clinical Innovation and Clinical Excellence Commission to implement the Leading Better Value Care Program priorities?

How will the Agency for Clinical Innovation and the Clinical Excellence Commission consolidate learnings support activities?

What are some of the challenges Local Health Districts have experienced with the implementation of the Leading Better Value Care Program to date?

How do Local Health Districts mobilise internal resources?

Are other Local Health Districts using a Program Management Office for the Leading Better Value Care Program?

How does my Local Health District access support to develop a Program Management Office function?

I have questions about Funding and Measurement Alignment, who do I talk to?  

How can primary care be part of the solution in the shared priorities?

Is there a plan to implement the Leading Better Value Care Program in general practice?

What are the challenges for implementing Leading Better Value Care Program initiatives in rural areas?

How do Local Health Districts change clinician culture and behaviour to support collection of Patient Reported Measures)?

Patient Reported Measures: What happens if patients report concerns about their health and wellbeing? Do we have the resources to refer them anywhere?

Can Patient Reported Measures be captured electronically?

We don’t want to collect Patient Reported Outcome Measures at every single clinical encounter (e.g. every shift) – are there guidelines regarding the frequency of collection?

There is already a quality of life questionnaire for my patient group; has this one been considered?

Where can I find more information about the Leading Better Value Care Program?

Last updated: 27 Nov 2018

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