Identification of an Evidence-based Model for Expanded DVA Online Mental Health Services – Department of Veterans’ Affairs
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) engaged HMA to identify an evidence-based model for expanded DVA online mental health services. HMA adapted the Behaviour Intervention Technology Model (BITs model) framework to guide design of two proposed interventions: a) a 24-hour on-line support service, and b) a professionally moderated peer-to-peer forum. Key tasks in the project included:
This project was completed in March 2016.
Cost-effectiveness Review into Ongoing Pharmacy Workforce Programs – Department of Health
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia under the Third, Fourth and Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreements, implemented initiatives that sought to address the unequal distribution of the pharmacy workforce between metropolitan centres and rural and remote communities. These comprise 12 individual programs across the Rural Pharmacy Workforce Programme and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workforce Programme.
The Department of Health engaged HMA to provide a cost-effectiveness review into these programs and their respective impact on the rural and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pharmacy workforce. Key tasks involved in this project included:
The project was completed in September 2017.