We are counting down the days until our 11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference. There is still time to register but if you are unable to attend you can still engage with all the action and with your health services research colleagues on twitter. Our twitter handle is @hsraanz and the official conference #hashtag is #hsr19.Read more
HSRAANZ Distinguished Investigator Professor Libby Roughead wins the Research Australia 2017 Health Services Research Award
These prestigious awards are a celebration of the outstanding efforts and achievements of individuals and teams who drive and support the opportunities that health and medical innovation bring to each and every one of our lives. It was great to see our nominee and HSRAANZ Distinguished Investigator Professor Libby Roughead and Kathryn North, CEO of one of our Corporate Groups, the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute of Medical Research, take out category wins.Read more
Exploring the frontiers of research co-production: the Integrated Knowledge Translation Research Network concept papers
This new BMC cross-journal collection considers some of the key issues currently facing the science and practice of research partnerships and identifies elements of a research agenda for research co-production. The organisers have also written an overview of the special collection.
Want to learn more? Collection organiser, Dr Ian Graham, will be presenting a symposium “Making an impact: Using integrated knowledge translation to build KT plans” at the HSRAANZ 11th Health Services & Policy Conference on Thursday 5 December.Read more
Congratulations to Alison Pearce Australian Academy of Science Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Early and Mid-Career Researcher 2020 Fellowship Recipient
The HSRAANZ Public Officer Dr Alison Pearce has been awarded an Academy of Science Australia–India Strategic Research Fund Early- and Mid-Career Researcher 2020 Fellowship. Dr Pearce from the University of Sydney has previously led a research project on the impact of cancer across a range of nations. With the fellowship funding, she will study the loss of productivity that results from cancer in an Indian population. She will collaborate with the Healis Public Health Institute in Mumbai and the Public Health Foundation India.Read more
Hospital specialists from New Zealand have warned that public hospitals have reached a tipping point in a new report entitled: Hospitals on the Edge.Read more
Women are being ignored in medical trials and reports, according to a report which calls for more Australian medical research to include gender-specific data.
Failing to account for the different effects a drug may have on men and women compromises quality of care for women, according to the report published in the Medical Journal of Australia on 25 November..Read more
A Grattan Institute report released on 26 November proposes that patients’ fees should be negotiated between doctors and private hospitals, rather than between the doctor and the patient. Read about the proposal in this article from The Conversation.Read more
The 11th Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics is being held at the Q-Station, Sydney on Monday 20 April to Wednesday 22 April 2020. The call for long abstract (minimum 1000 words) OR full draft of paper (not submitted to a journal) are now open and close on Friday 24 January 2020.Read more