Q&A: Diabetes Care Project ‘was sending us to the wall’
The Diabetes Care Project — Australia’s three-year, $34 million experiment with block funding for diabetes — ended with only modest clinical improvements and proved not to be cost-effective.
Queensland GP Dr Hume Rendle-Short took part in the project.
Australian Doctor: Why didn’t the Diabetes Care Project work for you?
Dr Rendle-Short: We believed the Diabetes Care Project didn’t adequately take account of comorbidities,