The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) Quality Improvement (QI) is a payment to general practices to encourage participation in quality improvement activities in the delivery of best practice care and patient outcomes. This first annual report from the newly established national PIP Eligible Data Set brings together data collated by Primary Health Networks from over 5,700 general practices across 10 Quality Improvement Measures (QIM) that will empower general practices and primary health organisations in improving patient care, and planning for the health needs across Australia.

  • Cat. no: PHC 5
Findings from this report:
  • For the first time over 5,700 general practices around Australia contributed to this new data collection on 10 measures

  • 49% of 45-74 years old regular clients with no CVD had 4 risk factors recorded in GP record to allow CVD risk assessment

  • 73% of regular clients who had type 2 diabetes had a HbA1c result recorded in the previous 12 months in their GP record

  • 64% of regular clients aged 65 years+ had a record of influenza vaccination in the previous 15 months in their GP record