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This 2017, one-year study examines the burden of epilepsy disease in New South Wales (NSW) and the critical treatment gap that is currently in evidence for refractory epilepsy patients in the State and worldwide. Currently, there is a treatment gap of anything from six months to two years or more...
Status: Current
Injury is a major cause of hospitalisation of children aged 16 years or less in Australia. This program of research is describing the incidence of major paediatric trauma in Australia and is identifying any unmet needs of the parents and families of these children. This research is providing the...
Status: Current
Information technology has the potential to make complex systems in industries such as banking and aviation safer, and more reliable and efficient by improving communication between multiple players across different settings. Health care provides an exemplar to evaluate whether technology developed...
Status: Current
With Australia’s population ageing rapidly, the number of people aged over 85 is projected to double in the next 25 years. Our current aged care system needs to keep up with future demands and be positioned to maintain quality care. Older people in residential aged care facilities are the sickest...
Status: Current
CareTrack Australia is part of a National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) program grant that will examine the appropriateness of the care provided in Australia, for 22 common conditions. Previous studies have demonstrated that patients receive evidence-based care for common conditions...
Status: Current
CareTrack Kids
CareTrack Kids is a landmark national study investigating the standard of healthcare provided to children in Australia. By examining 17 common childhood conditions, the study measured adherence by GPs and paediatricians to clinical practice guideline recommendations and identified barriers that...
Status: Current
Cancer is the main cause of death in Australia. Even with survival rates improving, the number of new cases of cancer diagnosed each year is rising. The issue has been recognised and much research has been undertaken to determine the causes of cancer and the best policies for intervention and care...
Status: Current
The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in e-health commenced operation in 2012. Investigators in the CRE come from Macquarie University, the University of NSW, Sydney University, Bond University, and the University of South Australia. Professor Coiera directs the $2.5 million CRE, whose work...
Status: Current

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