22
Feb

Congratulations to Amanda Reyes Veliz on being awarded a first class Honours degree for her thesis “End of Life Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities: A Realist Review.”

Supervised by Partnership Centre members, Prof Jon Karnon and Kenneth Lo, Amanda Reyes Veliz from University of Adelaide has been awarded a first class Honours degree for her thesis, “End of Life Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities: A Realist Review”. Her research identified four context-mechanism-outcome-configurations in relation to the provision of high quality end-of-life...
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25
Jan

Professor Braithwaite appointed as WHO advisor

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University, has been appointed as Temporary Adviser to Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, Regional Director, World Health Organisation (WHO), Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office. The WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office serves 21 countries in the region. Professor Braithwaite will attend the first meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee...
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24
Jan

2019 Choosing Wisely Australia meetings

Choosing Wisely Australia has announced two new events related to addressing low-value care for 2019. Registration is now open for ▷ Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting– Melbourne, Thursday 30 May 2019 ▷ Wiser Healthcare Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference – Sydney, 5-7 December 2019   _______________________________________________________________________________  
23
Jan

Who are Australians in 2019?

Five Macquarie University academics give a snapshot of what it means to be an Australian right now. Find out what the PCHSS’s own Professor Enrico Coiera thinks about the future of Australia and its health system.  https://lighthouse.mq.edu.au/article/january/what-does-it-mean-to-be-an-australian-in-2019

Designing your systematic review for maximum impact

Tickets on sale now: Friday, 8 February 2019: The NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability and the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Digital Health are hosting a one-day workshop in early 2019 to demonstrate how to create impactful systematic reviews (‘grey literature’). With Dr Catalin Tufanaru and Associate Professor Zurynski. Limited to 25...
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14
Aug

Waste, and how do we combat it?

Waste, and how do we combat it? It’s a challenge facing all industries but nowhere more so than healthcare. Worldwide, waste is recognised as one of the biggest threats to future healthcare security. The Partnership Centre has three research streams and today we’d like to introduce you to Stream 2: Reducing Waste and Low-value Care...
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23
Jul

Mapping the future of healthcare

Do people really need to front up to a healthcare provider or health facility to get the healthcare they need? Telehealth consultations, health monitoring apps and shared patient records are some of the answers to our increasingly unsustainable health system. The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) at Macquarie University, hosts the NHMRC Partnership Centre...
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