The Future of Health Projects

The Future of Health Projects

Health-related research is supported by competitive projects spanning across multi-discipline investigation from health facilities, government bodies and research centers to provide better patient care.

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Health Research2018 Development of an active video game for the long-term maintenance of exercise of people with COPD.
UQ Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences and Metro North Hospital and Health Sciences (CISS) Research Collaboration Seeding Grant $39 535.
Researchers: Trevor Russell, Nicole Hartley, Allison Mandrusiak, Jennie Money
 
2017 – 2020 Home Telehealth Adoption in the Aging Population: Consumer Perspectives.
NHMRC $352 000.
Researchers: Trevor Russell, Deborah Theodoros, Nicole Gillespie, Nicole Hartley, Len Gray, Anne Hill.
 
2017 – 2020 Improving quality of care for people with dementia in the acute care setting.
NHMRC Boosting Dementia Research Grants $1.86m.
Researchers: Melinda Martin-Khan, Len Gray, Nancye Peel, John Hirdes, Amanda Henderson, Elaine Pascoe, Nicole Gillespie, Brant Fries, Veronique Boscart, Julia Crilly.
 
2017 – 2019 Understanding and Improving the Effective Use of Electronic Medical Records.
UQ Development Fellow (Strategic Research Fellowship) Teaching release.
Researcher: Professor Andrew Burton- Jones.
 
2017 – 2019 Using Electronic Medical Records Effectively and Aligning to a Digital Healthcare Vision.
Queensland Health $278 000
Researcher: Professor Andrew Burton- Jones.
 
2017 – 2018 Electronic Medical Records and a Digital Healthcare Vision: Benefits Evaluation
Metro South Hospital $234 000
Researcher:  Professor Andrew Burton- Jones
 
2016 – 2020 Evidence-based Approach to Evaluating Strategic Transformation.
Mater Misericordiae Ltd $300 000.
Researchers: Andrew Burton-Jones, Victor Callan (CBEH).
 
RFDS and UQ Business School 2016 – 2019 Exploring the Value of Telehealth in Primary Care: A Controlled Trial within the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
NHMRC Partnership Grant $465 165 + matched funding from RFDS.
Researchers: Len Gray, Anthony Smith, Jenny Whitty, Elaine Pascoe, Geoffery Mitchell, Trevor Russell, Nicole Gillespie, Oscar Whitehead, Anita Hansen.
 
2016 – 2018 20 Modelling Multidimensional Multiparty Decisions to Improve Outcomes for Customers and Service Providers: New Theory and Measurement Tools.
ARC Discovery Grant $330 000.
Researchers: Janet McColl-Kennedy, Len Coote, Claire Wainwright, Scott Bell, Michael Brady.
 
2016 – 2018 Redesigning skin cancer early detection and care.
NH&MRC Partnership Grant $596 600 ($178 259 UQ).
Researchers: Monika Janda, Peter Soyer, Lois Loescher, Nicole Gillespie, Dimitrios Vagenas.
 
2015 – 2018 Examining the Effectiveness of Patient-centred Practices on Health Outcomes.
ARC Linkage Grant $1.1 million (including $180 00 from ARC).
Researchers: Pennie Frow, Janet McColl- Kennedy, Adrian Payne.
 
2015 – 2018 A Telehealth Framework for BushKids.
BUSHKids (industry grant, funding for PhD scholarship + 0.2 FTE RA
Researchers: Deborah Theodoros, Trevor Russell, Nicole Gillespie, Nicole Hartley, Annie Hill.
 
2014 – 2018 The Centre of Excellence in Telehealth.
NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence Grant $2,495,357 over 5 years (3 year PhD scholarship and 3 year half time post-doc funding to UQBS).
Researchers:  L. Gray, D. Theodoras, A Smith, N. Gillespie, N. Hayman, T. Russell, P. Soyer, & J. Whitty.

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