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Thursday, 31 August 2017
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Friday, 21 July 2017
From June 16 -18, 2017, Professor Johanna Westbrook attended the The Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES) in Hong Kong and delivered the keynote address. The event was co-hosted by the...
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Professor Paul F. Levy, Corporate Advisor, Author and Speaker, and previously President and Chief Executive Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and past Executive Dean for Administration,...
Friday, 23 June 2017
Two researchers from the Centre of Health Systems and Safety Research in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) have been invited to present at the prestigious Better Practice 2017...
Friday, 23 June 2017
The Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences was recently awarded a Commonwealth Department of Health...
Friday, 23 June 2017
The Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences was recently awarded a Commonwealth Department of Health...
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Macquarie University researcher Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell, psychologist and injury epidemiologist, and Professor Kate Curtis, professor of emergency and trauma nursing at Sydney University...
Thursday, 8 June 2017
Professor Enrico Coiera, Professor Johanna Westbrook and Visiting Fellow Terry Hannon were elected to the inaugural class of the International Academy of Health Information Sciences (Geneva,...
Friday, 12 May 2017
"In our research we use Twitter the same way as meteorologists use rain gauges; but instead of catching rain to estimate rainfall by location we catch information to estimate opinions...
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Please see the following article on Patient safety expert Sir Liam Donaldson published in the Sydney Morning Herald on April 18, 2017.  Patient safety expert Sir Liam Donaldson wants to get rid...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
How is Australia's healthcare system holding up today?    How will artificial intelligence change the way we think about the industry?   This week on the...
Friday, 7 April 2017
Consumers from around Australia met on 17th March, 2017 with researchers from the Australian Institute of Health Innovation to discuss next-generation health systems research. In an exciting...
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Keynote by Professor Johanna Westbrook, Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, AIHI HISA invites you to join an audience of consumers, healthcare providers, policy-makers, and researchers...
Friday, 9 December 2016
Please see the following article by Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite published in The Australian on 9th December 2016. Healthcare time bomb is going to need more than just cost-cutting
Thursday, 8 December 2016
The NHMRC has awarded a $5 million Partnership Centre in Health System Sustainability to Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), with...
Thursday, 8 December 2016
Two researchers from the Centre for Health Informatics in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) have been awarded Project Grants totalling $997,616 in the most recent announcement...
Thursday, 8 December 2016
Congratulations go to four researchers from the Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) who were each offered a NSW Health Early-Mid Career Fellowship (EMC) for 2017.   AIHI...
Thursday, 27 October 2016
Dr Annie Lau, one of Australia’s leading digital health researchers, has been honoured in the inaugural Women in Research Citation Awards. Dr Lau leads the Consumer Informatics team at the...
Thursday, 13 October 2016
In a rare honour, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite has been conferred an honorary fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators at a conferment ceremony conducted at the RACMA...
Friday, 9 September 2016
A team lead by Macquarie University research fellow Dr Robyn Clay-Williams has been awarded second prize in the inaugural AIHI-RHCN International Prize in Resilient Health Care for their work...
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
In August 2016 Dr Lisa Pont, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology...
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
In August 2016, Dr Lisa Pont, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research was appointed Chair of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists National Translational Research...
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Georgiou and Associate Professor Farah Magrabi for winning the Internalional Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) 2016 Working Group of the Year...
Friday, 12 August 2016
In this short interview with Jeremy Fernandez of ABC News 24, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite on behalf of the research team, discusses how clinical tribalism and pecking order behaviours were studied...
Monday, 1 August 2016
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) was well represented at HIC 2016 in Melbourne, Australia, 25 to 27 July 2016. The primary theme of the 2016 conference was Digital Health...
Friday, 29 July 2016
The recent fatal accident involving a Tesla car while self-driving using the car’s Autopilot feature has raised questions about whether this technology is ready for consumer use....
Thursday, 28 July 2016
Please see the following article by Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 28th July 2016. Finding scapegoats won't make healthcare safer
Thursday, 14 July 2016
  You can find the Centre for Health Informatics team at HIC2016 in Melbourne from 25 to 27 July 2016. Visit us at Booth No. 51. We’ll be showcasing our work, and demonstrating...
Tuesday, 21 June 2016
There are lively debates about what citation counts tell us about a person’s influence. Regardless of these debates, the Google Scholar 9,600 lifetime citation count for Enrico tells us that...
Monday, 23 May 2016
Dr Lisa Pont was recognised in the National Medicinewise Awards, presented at the National Medicines Symposium 2016, held in Canberra on 19-20 May 2016.  Dr Pont led the De-prescribing Project...
Monday, 23 May 2016
The future of the health system was a focus of great debate at the Australian American Young Leadership Dialogue held in Canberra on Monday, 9th May, 2016. The Leadership Dialogue is a private...
Wednesday, 27 April 2016
Professor Johanna Westbrook has been appointed to the board of the Australian Digital Health Agency announced by Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport, Sussan Ley on 21st April 2016. In...
Monday, 21 March 2016
With an ageing population is healthcare sustainable? Trends in future healthcare for the aged are already apparent, but the challenge will be to provide it within a limited budget. Professor...
Friday, 5 February 2016
The AIHI Annual Report 2014 is the Insititute's first annual repprt at Macquarie University. The Institute moved from the University of New South Wales to Macquarie University on 3 November 2014...
Thursday, 19 November 2015
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has announced a $25 million commitment to support the integration of genomic medicine into healthcare across Australia. Professor Jeffrey...
Thursday, 19 November 2015
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite from the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University has been presented with the Health Services Research Award at the 2015 Research Australia...
Thursday, 19 November 2015
The Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation was recently successful in securing two NHMRC grants totalling $1.3 million. NHMRC Partnership...
Monday, 2 November 2015
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite from the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of...
Monday, 19 October 2015
When you think of medical risk you might assume that the most harm would arise from surgery or multiple x-rays. But what if the use of IT systems was causing you more harm than any visit to the GP...
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite from the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, has been invited to serve on the Board of the...
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Associate Professor Andrew Georgiou, of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University was recently admitted to Fellowship of the...
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
Associate Professor Farah Magrabi along with three NSW researchers have been honoured in the Sax Institute’s inaugural Research Action Awards for their work which has changed the way we...
Monday, 31 August 2015
Awarded the 2015 François Grémy Award of Excellence by IMIA
Monday, 24 August 2015
Introducing our new Fact Sheet series designed to give users an insight into Australia’s foremost healthcare systems research Institute, its areas of research and opportunities for academic...
Friday, 21 August 2015
Congratulations to Associate Professor Andrew Georgiou and Associate Professor Farah Magrabi for winning the 2015 IMIA Working Group of the Year Award. Georgiou and Magrabi co-chaired IMIA’s...
Friday, 31 July 2015
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been appointed by the Minister of Health and Minister of Sport, the Hon...
Friday, 31 July 2015
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) is delighted to present our latest newsletter.  Inside this editon: Understanding modern healthcare systems Closing the gap...
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
On 8 May, the Chief Executive of NSW Kids + Families, Ms Joanna Holt, informed the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University, that two research proposals led by Associate...
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Achieving behaviour change for management of Lynch Syndrome and prevention of cancers Congratulations to Dr Natalie Taylor, Lead for Health and Healthcare Behaviour Change Research, in the Centre...
Friday, 27 March 2015
On Wednesday, 25 March 2015, Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, announced that an NHMRC Partnership Project led by Professor Johanna Westbrook was one of five successful grants awarded in this round....
Thursday, 19 March 2015
Professor Enrico Coiera is proud to announce the release of his 3rd edition of the "Guide to Health Informatics".  He commenced the first edition almost 20 years ago, and released...
Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Edited by Jeffrey Braithwaite, Macquarie University, Australia, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Canon Institute for Global Studies, Japan, Russell Mannion, University of Birmingham, UK and Julie Johnson,...
Friday, 27 February 2015
A recent study into the cost-effectiveness of using an electronic medication management system (eMMs) has shown that monetary savings from reduced adverse drug events can offset the cost of...
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
A new book from internationally-renowned scholars Bob Wears, US, Erik Hollnagel, Denmark, and Jeffrey Braithwaite, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Australia, in...
Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Professor Johanna Westbrook, Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, is pleased to welcome Dr Zeena Tawfik as an Honorary Fellow to the Centre and AIHI.  Zeena is a senior...
Monday, 2 February 2015
Professors Jeffrey Braithwaite, Enrico Coiera and Johanna Westbrook are pleased to welcome Reza Bilimoria to the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, (AIHI).   Reza was recently...
Monday, 2 February 2015
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Director Centre for Health Resilience and Implementation Science (CHRIS) is pleased to welcome A/Professor Rebecca Mitchell to the Centre and AIHI.   ...
Monday, 2 February 2015
Professor Johanna Westbrook, Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Meredith Makeham to the Centre and AIHI.  Meredith commenced...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
The Australian Institute of Health Innovation joined Macquarie University's newly-established Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences on Monday, 3rd November, 2014.  Institute staff, led by...
Tuesday, 7 October 2014
Professor Johanna Westbrook, Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, was awarded Australian ICT Professional of the Year at the iAwards National Awards event held at the...
Friday, 3 October 2014
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite is delighted to have been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Resilient Health Care and Patient Safety, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern...
Thursday, 12 November 2015
Professor Clifford Hughes AO has just recently been appointed as the President of The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua). Professor Hughes has recently retired from his position...