Our Publications

Selected New Articles of Interest by Partnership Centre Investigators:

  1. Akbar S, Coiera E, Magrabi F. (2018) ISQUA18-1534 How safe is mHealth? Concerns about patient-facing mobile health applications and their consequences. International Journal for Quality in Health Care,18;30(suppl_2):49-50.
  2. Braithwaite J. (2018). Changing how we think about healthcare improvement. The BMJ, 361.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.30(10): 823–831.
  5. Caffery LJ, Bradford NK, Smith AC, Langbecker D. (2018) How telehealth facilitates the provision of culturally appropriate healthcare for Indigenous Australians. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 24(10):676-682.
  6. Churruca K, Ellis LA, Braithwaite J. (2018) ‘Broken hospital windows’: Debating the theory of spreading disorder and its application to healthcare organizations. (2018). BMC Health Services Research, 18, 201.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Moynihan R, Barratt AL, Buchbinder R, Carter SM, Dakin T, Donovan J, et al. (2018) Australia is responding to the complex challenge of overdiagnosis. Medical Journal of Australia, 209(8):332.
  10. Page NJB, Baysari MT, Westbrook JI (2019) Selection and use of decision support alerts in electronic medication management systems in Australian hospitals: a survey of implementers. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, 49(2):142-9.
Research Stream 1: Using Analytics, Technology and Shared Data
  1. 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.
  2. Coiera, E (2018) On algorithms, machines, and medicine. The Lancet. Oncology, S1470-2045(18): 30835-0.
  3. Coiera, E (2018) The fate of medicine in the time of AI. The Lancet, 392(10162): 2331-2332.
  4. Cunningham FC, Ranmuthugala G, Westbrook JI, Braithwaite J. (2019) Tackling the wicked problem of health networks: The design of an evaluation framework. BMJ Open, 9(5).
  5. Fraser, H, et al. (2018). Safety of patient-facing digital symptom checkers. The Lancet, 392(10161): 2263-2264.
  6. 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.
  7. Gates PJ, Baysari MT, Mumford V, Raban MZ, Westbrook JI (2019) Standardising the classification of harm associated with medication errors: The Harm Associated with Medication Error Classification (HAMEC). Drug Safety, Published Online First: 23 April 2019.
  8. Georgiou A, Li J, Thomas J, Dahm M, Westbrook JI (2019) The impact of Health Information Technology on the management and follow-up of test results – a systematic review. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(7):678-688.
  9. Lind KE, Gray LC, Raban MZ, Georgiou A, Westbrook JI. (2019) Anti‐dementia medication use by aged care residents with dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Published Online First: 25 March 2019
  10. Lind KE, Jorgensen M, Gray LC, Georgiou A, Westbrook JI. (2019) Anti-osteoporosis medication use in a high fracture-risk population: contemporary trends in Australian residential aged care facilities. Health Services Insights, Published Online First: 2 June 2019.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
Research Stream 2: Reducing Waste and Low-value Care
  1. 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.
  2. Bell KJL, Doust J, Glasziou P, Cullen L, Harris IA, Smith L, et al. (2019) Recognizing the potential for overdiagnosis: are high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays an example? Annals of Internal Medicine. 170(4):259-61.
  3. Buchbinder R, van Tulder M, Öberg B et al. (2018). Low back pain: A call for action. Lancet Low Back Pain Series Working Group. The Lancet, 391(10137), 2384-2388.
  4. Dobler CC, Glasziou P. (2019) Overdiagnosis in respiratory medicine. Respirology.  Published Online First: 17 June 2019.
  5. 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. BMJ Open, 9: e024385.
  6. Moynihan, R et al. (2019) Reforming disease definitions: a new primary care led, people-centred approach. BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine.
  7. O’Connor DA, Buchbinder R. (2019) More signals that overuse of healthcare is a pervasive problem contributing to health system waste. Internal Medicine Journal, 49: 815-7.
  8. O’Connor D, Gray LC, Phillips B. (2019) Telemedicine for diabetes and heart failure: an evidence review. MJA InSightPlus, 5.
  9. Pathirana T, Hayen A, Doust J, et al. (2019) 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, 9:e022457.
  10. Thomas ET, Glasziou P, Dobler CC. (2019) Use of the terms “overdiagnosis” and “misdiagnosis” in the COPD literature: a rapid review. Breathe (Sheff), 15(1):e8-e19.
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 healthHealth Policy. Advanced online publication
  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.
  3. Lo K, Karnon J. (2019) In-DEPtH framework: evidence-in formed, co-creation framework for the design, evaluation and procurement of health services. BMJ Open,  9(5): e026482.
  4. 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.
  5. Scott A, Liu M, Yong J. (2018). Financial incentives to encourage value-based health careMedical Care Research and Review, 75(1), 3-32.

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