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Table 5 Clinical network achievements

From: Net benefits: assessing the effectiveness of clinical networks in Australia through qualitative methods

Network level Achievements-NSW network Achievements-WA network
Community • built a community of clinicians and consumers • built a community of clinicians and consumers
• raised profile of musculoskeletal conditions • raised profile of musculoskeletal conditions
• provided a ‘voice’ for musculoskeletal conditions • provided a ‘voice’ for musculoskeletal conditions
• progress on implementation of MoC’s recommendations
• education of health professionals on back care management.
Network • achieved multi-disciplinary clinician engagement (also engaged with the Orthopedic Association) • achieved multi-disciplinary clinician engagement (also engaged with the Orthopedic Association)
• provided respected source of knowledge • provided respected source of knowledge
• supported collaborative development of Models of Care
• supported collaborative development of Models of Care
• achieved membership growth
• disseminated information
Member • improved connectivity, and collaboration of members • improved connectivity, and collaboration of members
• created research collaboration • created research collaboration and involvement in WA State Health Research Grants
• shared knowledge
• enhanced legitimacy • shared knowledge
• time cost • enhanced legitimacy
• conference presentations by members and publications • time cost
  • conference presentations by members and publications