• JUNE 18, 2020

    HSRAANZ Webinar Recording Now Available – Evaluation of the appropriateness and quality use of pathology in Australian general practice

    In this webinar Professor Andrew Georgiou, from the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), Macquarie University presents on a study undertaken by the Diagnostic Informatics team at AIHI in collaboration with Outcome Health’s POLAR Aurora Research Consortia including Gippsland, Eastern Melbourne and South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Networks (PHNs). The study was funded by the Australian Department of Health Quality Use of Pathology Program with the aim of providing benchmark data on how specific pathology tests are used in general practice and to investigate how test management practices align with evidence-based guidelines. The study provided findings about the use of key laboratory tests including glycated haemoglobin A1c, kidney function tests, ferritin tests for iron deficiency, vitamin D tests and prostate-specific antigen tests.

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    • JUNE 17, 2020

    NEW Podcast – HSRAANZ Interview Series Health Services Research during COVID-19

    In her latest interview, Professor Moreton discusses with Professor Kathy Eagar what we know and don’t know about the health systems response required to manage the aftermath of the COVID pandemic and minimize collateral damage. Professor Eagar discusses the human-centred waves of the pandemic as described by Dr Victor Tseng and their application to the Australian experience.

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    • JUNE 17, 2020

    Sydney Health Partners’ newly ratified Data Sharing Accord

    The Accord is an agreement between  Sydney Health Partners’ (SHP) five major partners to standardise the information required from researchers when they apply for access to de-identified patient data, making it easier for researchers to obtain ethics and governance approval.

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    • JUNE 4, 2020

    HSR UK 2020 – free and online, 1-3 July!

    Spread the word. This year, the Health Services Research UK annual conference is going online, and it’s completely free to join.  With six live plenaries, over a dozen sessions and 150 research presentations, all available to watch on the HSRUK website,  there’ll be something for everyone with an interest in health services and care research, and its use in policy and practice.

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    • JUNE 1, 2020

    HSRAANZ Members Awarded NHMRC Investigator Grants

    Congratulations to the following HSRAANZ members awarded grants in this round. NHMRC Investigator grants provide researchers with flexibility to pursue important new research directions as they arise and to form collaborations as needed, to create innovative and creative research solving pressing health and medical problems.

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