Our Publications

Selected New Articles of Interest by Partnership Centre Investigators:

  1. Braithwaite, J, Mannion, R, et al. (2018) The future of health systems to 2030: a roadmap for global progress and sustainability. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 20 December 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzy242.
  2. Harris, I, O’Connor D, Buchbinder R. (2018). “Needless procedures: knee arthroscopy is one of the most common but least effective surgeries“. The Conversation, 13 September 2018.
  3. Hibbert P, Stephens J, de Wet C, Williams H, Hallahan A, Wheaton G, Dalton C, Ting HP,  Arnolda G, Braithwaite J. (2018). Assessing the quality of the management of tonsillitis among Australian children: A population-based sample survey. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 28 August 2018. doi: org/10.1177%2F0194599818796137
  4. Braithwaite J. (2018). Changing how we think about healthcare improvement. The BMJ, 361. doi:org/10.1136/bmj.k2014
  5. Braithwaite J, Churruca K, Long JC, Ellis LA, Herkes J. (2018). When complexity science meets implementation science: A theoretical and empirical analysis of systems change. BMC Medicine, 16, 63. doi:doi.org/10.1186/s12916-018-1057-z
  6. Churruca K, Ellis LA, Braithwaite J. ‘Broken hospital windows’: Debating the theory of spreading disorder and its application to healthcare organizations. (2018). BMC Health Services Research, 18, 201. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3012-2
Research Stream 1: Using Analytics, Technology and Shared Data
  1. Coiera, E (2018) On algorithms, machines, and medicine. The Lancet. Oncology, S1470-2045(18): 30835-0.
  2. Coiera, E (2018) The fate of medicine in the time of AI. The Lancet, 392(10162): 2331-2332.
  3. Fraser, H, et al. (2018). Safety of patient-facing digital symptom checkers. The Lancet, 392(10161): 2263-2264.
  4. Gates PJ, et al. (2019) The prevalence of dose errors among paediatric patients in hospital wards with and without health information technology: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Safety, 42(1): 13-25. doi:10.1007/s40264-018-0715-6
  5. Banbury A, Nancarrow S, Dart J, Gray L, et al. (2018). Telehealth interventions delivering home-based support group videoconferencing: Systematic review.  Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(2),e25. doi:10.2196/jmir.8090
  6. Jorgensen M, Siette J, Georgiou A, Warland A, Westbrook JI. (2018). Modeling the association between home care service use and entry into residential aged care: A cohort study using routinely collected data. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 19(2), 110-116. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2017.08.004
  7. Li L, Vecellio E, Gay S, Lake R, MacKay M, Burnett L, Chesher D, Braye S, Badrick T, Westbrook JI, Georgiou A. (2018). Making sense of a haemolysis monitoring and reporting system: A nationwide longitudinal multimethod study of 68 Australian laboratory participant organisations. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, 56(4), 565-573.
  8. Maali Y, Perez-Concha O, Coiera E, Roffe D, Day RO, Gallego B. (2018). Predicting 7-day, 30-day and 60-day all-cause unplanned readmission: A case study of a Sydney hospital. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 18(1), 1. doi:10.1186/s12911-017-0580-8
  9. Menon A, Gray LC, Fatehi F, Darssan D, et al. (2017). A comparison of characteristics of patients seen in a tertiary hospital diabetes telehealth service versus specialist face-to-face outpatients. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 23(10), 842-849. doi:10.1177/1357633X17733295
  10. Ong, MS, Magrabi F, Coiera E. (2018). Delay in reviewing test results prolongs hospital length of stay: A retrospective cohort study. BMC Health Services Research, 18, 369. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3181-z
  11. Tariq A, Baysari M, Pedersen CH, Andersen MV, Larsen MM, Shahi M, Beveridge A, Westbrook JI. (2018). Examining barriers to healthcare providers’ adoption of a hospital-wide electronic patient journey board. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 114, 18-26. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2018.03.007
Research Stream 2: Reducing Waste and Low-value Care
  1. Moynihan, R et al. (2019) Reforming disease definitions: a new primary care led, people-centred approach. BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine. doi: 10.1136/bmjebm-2018-111148.
  2. Jessup, R, ’Connor D, Putrik P, Rischin K, Nezon J, Cyril S, Shepperd S, Buchbinder R. (2019) Alternative service models for delivery of healthcare services in high-income countries: a scoping review of systematic reviews. MBJ Open, 9: e024385. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024385
  3. Pathirana T, Hayen A, Doust J, et al. Lifetime risk of prostate cancer overdiagnosis in Australia: quantifying the risk of overdiagnosis associated with prostate cancer screening in Australia using a novel lifetime risk approach. BMJ Open 2019;9:e022457. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022457
  4. Bell KJL, Doust J, Glasziou P. (2018). Incremental benefits and harms of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Guideline. JAMA Internal Medicine, 178(6), 755-757.
  5. Buchbinder R, van Tulder M, Öberg B et al. (2018). Low back pain: A call for action. Lancet Low Back Pain Series Working Group. Lancet, 391(10137), 2384-2388. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30488-4.
Research Stream 3: Promoting Better Value for the Health Dollar
  1. Edney LC, Afzali H, Cheng TC, Karnon J. (2018). Mortality reductions from marginal increases in public spending on health. Health Policy. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.04.011
  2. Karnon J, Edney LC, Afzali H. (2018). The political economy of the assessment of value of new health technologies. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 23(2), 116-122. doi:10.1177/1355819617751816
  3. Scott A. (2018). Pump up the volume: making health and wellbeing the centre stage of economic growth. The Australian Economic Review, 51(2), 247–52.
  4. Scott A, Liu M, Yong J. (2018). Financial incentives to encourage value-based health care. Medical Care Research and Review, 75(1), 3-32. doi:10.1177/1077558716676594

Selected Articles Prior to 2018 by Partnership Centre Investigators:

  1. Coiera E, S Hovenga EJ. (2007). Building a sustainable health system. IMIA Yearbook, (1),11-8.
  2. Braithwaite J, Marks, D and Taylor, N. (2014). Harnessing implementation science to improve care quality and patient safety in complex adaptive systems. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 26(3), 321-9.
  3. Westbrook JI, Gospodarevskaya E, Li L et al. (2015).  Cost-effectiveness analysis of a hospital electronic medication management system. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 22(4), 784-793.
  4. Glasziou P, Buchan H, Del Mar C, Doust J, Harris M, Knight R, Scott A, Scott IA, Stockwell A. (2012). When financial incentives do more good than harm: a checklist. The BMJ, 2012;345:e5047.
  5. Scott A, Sivey P, Ait Ouakrim D, Willenberg L, Naccarella L, Furler J, Young D. (2011). The effect of financial incentives on the quality of health care provided by primary care physicians. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (9). doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008451.pub2
  6. Karnon J, Stahl J, Brennan A, et al. (2012). Modeling using discrete event simulation: a report of the ISPOR-SMDM modelling good research practices task force-4. Medical Decision Making 32(5), 701-711. doi:10.1177/0272989X12455462
  7. Buchbinder R, Maher C, Harris I. (2015). Setting the research agenda for improving health care for musculoskeletal disorders. Nature Reviews Rheumatology, 11(10)597-605. doi:10.1038/nrrheum.2015.81
  8. Brownlee S, Chalkidou K, Doust J, Elshaug A, Glasziou P, Health I, Nagpal S, Saini V, Srivastava D, Chalmers K and Korenstein, D. (2017). Evidence for overuse of medical services around the world. The Lancet, 390(10090), 156-168. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32585-5
  9. Glasziou P, Straus S, Brownless S, Trevena L, Dans L, Guyatt G, Elshaug AG, Janett R and Siani V. (2017). Evidence for underuse of effective medical services around the world. The Lancet; Right Care Series Published Online: 8 January http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30946-1
  10. Saini V, Brownlee S, Elshaug AG, Glasziou P, Heath I. (2017). Addressing overuse and underuse around the world. The Lancet, 390(10090), 105-107. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32573-9