The Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) provides a national forum and resource centre for healthcare professionals to promote programs which improve chronic condition outcomes and quality of life and provide integrated care and care coordination. ADMA is a multi-sector and multi-discipline network which facilitates information exchange, networking and education amongst healthcare professionals, funders and policy makers on integrated care, chronic condition management and prevention of chronic conditions.
ADMA was established in 2005 and is open to all stakeholders interested in Integrated Care. Integrated care encompasses consumers, primary care, community health, local government, NGOs, hospitals, social services, population health, social groups and community groups.
ADMA provides network members with
- A Fortnightly News Bulletin
- Access to Reference Database
- Access to Resource Database
- Consultancy services and facilitation to network with other like-minded services
Victorian Health Professionals in the public health system are eligible for complimentary membership courtesy of the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. This is extended to Victorian Primary Health Networks. ADMA is located at Alfred Health in Melbourne.
Key contacts at ADMA include:
- Adj/Prof Lisa Demos
- Dr Daniel Fineberg
- Ms Kaylene Ryan
If you would like to discuss further please contact ADMA.
ADMA reports within Alfred Health and is guided by the following Steering Committees comprised of multiple external organisations:
- Integrated Care Community of Practice Steering Committee per region
- Social Isolation and Social Prescribing webinars