Measuring Value

Mr Nicholas Sheahan1, Dr  Rosamund  Harrington, Dr Alison Nelson, Associate Professor Loretta Sheppard 1The Institute For Urban Indigenous Health, Brisbane, Australia Introduction: Research suggests a current dearth of culturally responsive outcome measures for use with First Australian peoples. Most outcome...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Jamie Hunter1, Dr Kristy Coxon2, Ms Caitlyn Robson1 1Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia, 2Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia Background: The Specialist Management with Acute Rehabilitation Treatment (SMART) program provides multi-disciplinary rehabilitation to acute patients at Westmead Hospital. This program is...
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Catherine Stephens1, Kristy Perkins 1Department of Health, Brisbane, Australia, 2West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, Ipswich, Australia Background: The National Allied Health Data Working Group (NAHDWG), a collaboration of representatives from jurisdictions and the National Allied Health Classification Committee (NAHCC),...
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Dr Heidi Janssen1,2,3, Mr Chris Catchpole1, Ms Anne Sweetapple1, Ms Gillian Mason3, Ms Diana Colvin2, Ms Anjelica Carlos1, A/Prof Coralie English2, Prof Louise Ada4, Prof Robin Callister2, Ms Maria Sammut2, Mr Tony Edser5, Dr Carlos Garcia Esperon1, Ms Michelle Russell1,...
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Ms Janice Mueller1, Dr Rosalie Boyce2, Mr Ian Rowe1 1Waipiata Consulting Ltd, Coromandel Town, New Zealand, 2Rosalie Boyce Consulting Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia Consultancy-led external reviews of allied health typically result in a re-alignment of services, organisation, staffing and strategy. ...
  • April 3, 2019
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Alicia Chaplain1, Catherine Stephens2, Donna Truran3, Kylynn Loi4 1Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland, Department of Health, Herston, Australia, 2Allied Health Professions’ Office of Queensland, Department of Health, Herston, Australia, 3Australian eHealth Research Centre, CSIRO, Sydney, Australia, 4Australian eHealth Research...
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Mr Ryan Mcvey1 1Queensland Health – Darling Downs, Toowoomba, Australia BACKGROUND Within the public health system, allied health services are consistently required to demonstrate value whilst identifying and optimising additional efficiencies. Timely access to accurate and relevant data necessary to...
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Ms Stella Kravtsov1, Dr Ettie Ben-Shabat2, Dr  Corey  Joseph1, Dr Anna  Murphy1 1Monash Health,  2Alfred Health, Background: Instrumental gait analyses (GA) are used both clinically and in research. They provide valuable objective quantitative measurements of spatiotemporal, kinematic and kinetic gait...
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Ms Stella Kravtsov1, Dr Ettie Ben-Shabat2, Dr  Corey  Joseph1, Dr Anna  Murphy1 1Monash Health, 2Alfred Health, Background: Spasticity may adversely affect function and may be treated with Botulinum Toxin A (BoNT-A) injections, which are muscle specific and costly. The efficacy...
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Ms Stella Kravtsov1, Dr  Ettie Ben-Shabat2, Dr  Corey  Joseph1, Dr Anna  Murphy1 1Monash Health, 2Alfred Health, , Background: Upper motor neuron lesions may cause spasticity (impairment), which in turn may affect walking (function). Instrumental gait analyses (GA) provide detailed and...
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