7
Sep

Artificial intelligence documentation assistants in primary care settings: Gauging doctors’ perspectives

As AI technologies become increasingly applicable and available in healthcare settings, their implementation will need to be guided and supervised by human beings – for both technical and social reasons. This is the conclusion at the centre of a new study by the PCHSS’s Enrico Coiera and colleagues at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation....
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26
Aug

PCHSS Winter 2020 newsletter out now

PCHSS Winter 2020 Newsletter  – download PDF PCHSS Winter Newsletter 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives, research into the resilience and sustainability of our health systems has never been more important. In our winter newsletter edition, we highlight some of the recent work of our investigators and system partners. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Who...
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25
Aug

PCHSS Workshop on Virtual Care and Research Priority Setting Strategies – 21 July 2020

On the day after its Annual Investigator Meeting, PCHSS hosted a workshop on the themes of Virtual Care and Research Prioritisation Strategies. We were joined by more than 40 investigators, health system partners and collaborators for this two-hour workshop. Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, the Chief Investigator of the PCHSS, opened the workshop with an overview of...
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11
Jul

PCHSS Annual Report for Year 3 (2019-2020)

The NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability is a $10.75 million, five-year collaboration involving 17 lead investigators, 20 expert advisors and over 40 system implementation partners from around Australia. The Centre is led by Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite. In its third year, the Centre continued to expand its internationally recognised research to improve healthcare services...
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30
Jun

Telehealth in lockdown meant 7 million fewer chances to transmit the coronavirus

fizkes/ Shutterstock Centaine Snoswell, The University of Queensland; Anthony Smith, The University of Queensland, and Liam Caffery, The University of Queensland The expansion of telehealth services was a deliberate strategy to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission between practitioners and patients, so is it working? According to our analysis, the answer is that telehealth...
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22
May

PCHSS Investigator and Partners are contributing to their expertise to overcoming COVID-19

In rising to the challenge of these unprecedented times, PCHSS Investigators and partners have published research, resources, and editorials to increase the evidence base around COVID-19 and to inform policy makers, healthcare professionals, the public and other decision makers. We have created, and are continually updating, a new webpage of these resources. https://www.healthsystemsustainability.com.au/covid-19-related-outputs-from-the-pchss-network/ Check back frequently...
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22
May

Not all research is good research… especially during a pandemic

In an editorial for The BMJ, PCHSS researcher Professor Paul Glasziou and colleagues highlight the “deluge of poor quality research” that is undermining an evidence-based response to COVID-19. In “Waste in covid-19 research”, the authors highlight the ways in which, amidst the unprecedented attention that the coronavirus is receiving, the rush to generate new findings...
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