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Applying an Implementation Framework to the Use of Evidence from Economic Evaluations in Making Healthcare Decisions.

Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2019 Aug;17(4):533-543

Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD, 4059, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40258-019-00477-4DOI Listing
August 2019

Comparison of EQ-5D-5L and SPVU-5D for measuring quality of life in patients with venous leg ulcers in an Australian setting.

Qual Life Res 2019 Jul 18;28(7):1903-1911. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-019-02128-6DOI Listing
July 2019

Chlorhexidine for meatal cleaning in reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: a multicentre stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Jun 12;19(6):611-619. Epub 2019 Apr 12.

Faculty of Arts, Nursing and Theology, Avondale College of Higher Education, Wahroonga, NSW, Australia; School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30736-9DOI Listing
June 2019

Doctors' perceptions of how resource limitations relate to futility in end-of-life decision making: a qualitative analysis.

J Med Ethics 2019 Jun 15;45(6):373-379. Epub 2019 May 15.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2018-105199DOI Listing
June 2019

Prevalence of traditional bullying and cyberbullying among children and adolescents in Australia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Aust N Z J Psychiatry 2019 May 9:4867419846393. Epub 2019 May 9.

1 School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004867419846393DOI Listing
May 2019

How to train practising gynaecologists in total laparoscopic hysterectomy: protocol for the stepped-wedge IMAGINE trial.

BMJ Open 2019 May 9;9(5):e027155. Epub 2019 May 9.

Centre of Health Services Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6528001PMC
May 2019

Reimbursement for the cost of compression therapy for the management of venous leg ulcers in Australia.

Int Wound J 2019 May 29. Epub 2019 May 29.

School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iwj.13152DOI Listing
May 2019

Health benefits of an innovative model of care for chronic wounds patients in Queensland.

Int Wound J 2019 Apr 11;16(2):334-342. Epub 2018 Nov 11.

Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/iwj.13033
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April 2019

An environmental cleaning bundle and health-care-associated infections in hospitals (REACH): a multicentre, randomised trial.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Apr 8;19(4):410-418. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30714-XDOI Listing
April 2019

Development and pilot of a multicriteria decision analysis (MCDA) tool for health services administrators.

BMJ Open 2019 Apr 24;9(4):e025752. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025752DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6502058PMC
April 2019

Chlorhexidine versus saline in reducing the risk of catheter associated urinary tract infection: A cost-effectiveness analysis.

Int J Nurs Stud 2019 Apr 13;97:1-6. Epub 2019 Apr 13.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.04.003DOI Listing
April 2019

Cost-effectiveness analysis of an innovative model of care for chronic wounds patients.

PLoS One 2019 6;14(3):e0212366. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6402622PMC
March 2019

Health and economic burden of antimicrobial-resistant infections in Australian hospitals: a population-based model.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 Mar;40(3):320-327

Centre for Research Excellence, Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections, Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation,Queensland University of Technology,Queensland,Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.2DOI Listing
March 2019

Comparison of the EQ-5D 3L and the SF-6D (SF-36) contemporaneous utility scores in patients with chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional survey.

BMJ Open 2019 Feb 15;9(2):e024854. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024854DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6398797PMC
February 2019

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Routine Screening Using Massively Parallel Sequencing for Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young in a Pediatric Diabetes Cohort: Reduced Health System Costs and Improved Patient Quality of Life.

Diabetes Care 2019 01 6;42(1):69-76. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc18-0261DOI Listing
January 2019

Cohort study of a specialist social worker intervention on hospital use for patients at risk of long stay.

BMJ Open 2018 12 22;8(12):e023127. Epub 2018 Dec 22.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023127DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6307584PMC
December 2018

Economic Evaluations of Guideline-Based Care for Chronic Wounds: a Systematic Review.

Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2018 10;16(5):633-651

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40258-018-0403-9DOI Listing
October 2018

Cost-effectiveness analysis of doctor-pharmacist collaborative prescribing for venous thromboembolism in high risk surgical patients.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 Oct 1;18(1):749. Epub 2018 Oct 1.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, 4059, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3557-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6167876PMC
October 2018

Changes in knowledge and attitudes of hospital environmental services staff: The Researching Effective Approaches to Cleaning in Hospitals (REACH) study.

Am J Infect Control 2018 09 14;46(9):980-985. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia.

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September 2018

A Trypsin-Sensitive Proteoglycan from the Tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta Inhibits Murine Neutrophil Chemotaxis in vitro by Suppressing p38 MAP Kinase Activation.

J Innate Immun 2019 11;11(2):136-149. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Gastrointestinal Research Group and Inflammation Research Network, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Calvin, Joan and Phoebe Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000492303DOI Listing
September 2018

Cost-utility analysis of low-intensity case management to increase contact with health services among ex-prisoners in Australia.

BMJ Open 2018 08 5;8(8):e023082. Epub 2018 Aug 5.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6078233PMC
August 2018

Randomly auditing research labs could be an affordable way to improve research quality: A simulation study.

PLoS One 2018 12;13(4):e0195613. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5896971PMC
July 2018

Cost-effectiveness analysis of guideline-based optimal care for venous leg ulcers in Australia.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 06 7;18(1):421. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3234-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5992639PMC
June 2018

Economic Evaluation of a Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Prevention Program in Nursing Homes.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2018 Apr 28;66(4):742-747. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15316DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6374025PMC
April 2018

Scepticaemia: The impact on the health system and patients of delaying new treatments with uncertain evidence; a case study of the sepsis bundle.

F1000Res 2018 26;7:500. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.14619.2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5989143.2PMC
April 2018

How much do superbugs cost Australian hospitals? An evidence-based open-access tool.

Infect Dis Health 2018 03 24;23(1):54-56. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

Centre for Research Excellence in Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections, Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S24680451173022
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2017.11.002DOI Listing
March 2018

Cost-effectiveness of national health insurance programs in high-income countries: A systematic review.

PLoS One 2017 15;12(12):e0189173. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

Library Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5731747PMC
January 2018

Economic evaluation of interventions designed to reduce Clostridium difficile infection.

PLoS One 2018 3;13(1):e0190093. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0190093PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5752026PMC
January 2018

A systematic review and critical analysis of cost-effectiveness studies for coronary artery disease treatment.

F1000Res 2018 17;7:77. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, 4059, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.13616.2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6039943PMC
January 2018

'Are you siding with a personality or the grant proposal?': observations on how peer review panels function.

Res Integr Peer Rev 2017 4;2:19. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

2School of Public Health, Social Work & Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41073-017-0043-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5803633PMC
December 2017

Australian consumer perspectives, attitudes and behaviours on antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance: a qualitative study with implications for public health policy and practice.

BMC Public Health 2017 Oct 10;17(1):799. Epub 2017 Oct 10.

The Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD, 4059, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4813-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5635573PMC
October 2017

Using democracy to award research funding: an observational study.

Res Integr Peer Rev 2017 15;2:16. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

1Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059 Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41073-017-0040-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5803583PMC
September 2017

"Cancer Put My Life on Hold": Work-Related Challenges Among Middle-aged Adults 12 Months After a Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer.

Cancer Nurs 2017 Mar/Apr;40(2):160-167

Author Affiliations: The University of Sydney, Camperdown, Sydney (Ms McGrath); Griffith University, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Logan (Mr Mihala and Dr Gordon); QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Gynaecological Cancers Group (Dr Beesley); and Queensland University of Technology, School of Public Health and Social Work, Brisbane (Drs Graves and Beesley); and Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria (Dr Lynch); Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne (Dr Lynch); Physical Activity Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute (Dr Lynch), Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NCC.0000000000000359DOI Listing
August 2017

A cost-effectiveness analysis of optimal care for diabetic foot ulcers in Australia.

Int Wound J 2017 Aug 4;14(4):616-628. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iwj.12653DOI Listing
August 2017

An economic analysis of the benefits of sterilizing medical instruments in low-temperature systems instead of steam.

Am J Infect Control 2017 Jul 29;45(7):756-760. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.02.026DOI Listing
July 2017

Cost-effectiveness of a text message programme for the prevention of recurrent cardiovascular events.

Heart 2017 06 24;103(12):893-894. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2016-310195DOI Listing
June 2017

Time to publication for publicly funded clinical trials in Australia: an observational study.

BMJ Open 2017 03 22;7(3):e012212. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012212DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5372122PMC
March 2017

What is a hospital bed day worth? A contingent valuation study of hospital Chief Executive Officers.

BMC Health Serv Res 2017 02 14;17(1):137. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Qld, 4059, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2079-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5310013PMC
February 2017

Economic evaluation of fecal microbiota transplantation for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in Australia.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Dec;31(12):1927-1932

The University of Queensland, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences and Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgh.13402DOI Listing
December 2016

Characteristics of national and statewide health care-associated infection surveillance programs: A qualitative study.

Am J Infect Control 2016 12 21;44(12):1505-1510. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.06.034DOI Listing
December 2016

Treatment with Cestode Parasite Antigens Results in Recruitment of CCR2+ Myeloid Cells, the Adoptive Transfer of Which Ameliorates Colitis.

Infect Immun 2016 Dec 18;84(12):3471-3483. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Gastrointestinal Research Group, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Calvin, Joan and Phoebe Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00681-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5116724PMC
December 2016

The high costs of getting ethical and site-specific approvals for multi-centre research.

Res Integr Peer Rev 2016 7;1:16. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

1Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation & School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Brisbane, Queensland 4059 Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41073-016-0023-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5803625PMC
December 2016

Reasons doctors provide futile treatment at the end of life: a qualitative study.

J Med Ethics 2016 08 17;42(8):496-503. Epub 2016 May 17.

Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2016-103370DOI Listing
August 2016

Improved wound management at lower cost: a sensible goal for Australia.

Int Wound J 2016 Jun 3;13(3):303-16. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iwj.12538DOI Listing
June 2016

Novel application of a discrete choice experiment to identify preferences for a national healthcare-associated infection surveillance programme: a cross-sectional study.

BMJ Open 2016 05 4;6(5):e011397. Epub 2016 May 4.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Welfare, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011397DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4861107PMC
May 2016

Change to costs and lengths of stay in the emergency department and the Brisbane protocol: an observational study.

BMJ Open 2016 Feb 25;6(2):e009746. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009746DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4769416PMC
February 2016

Understanding the determinants of Australian hospital nurses' hand hygiene decisions following the implementation of a national hand hygiene initiative.

Health Educ Res 2015 Dec;30(6):959-70

The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Butterfield Street, Herston, Brisbane 4029, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/her/cyv057DOI Listing
December 2015

Reducing Time-dependent Bias in Estimates of the Attributable Cost of Health Care-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections: A Comparison of Three Estimation Strategies.

Med Care 2015 Sep;53(9):827-34

*Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System †Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine ‡Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT §Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System ∥Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA ¶School of Public Health, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia #Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center **Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

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September 2015

Randomized Controlled Trial of an Improved Version of MobileMums, an Intervention for Increasing Physical Activity in Women with Young Children.

Ann Behav Med 2015 Aug;49(4):487-99

School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12160-014-9675-yDOI Listing
August 2015

The need for cost-effectiveness analyses of antimicrobial stewardship programmes: A structured review.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2015 Aug 28;46(2):140-9. Epub 2015 May 28.

Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD, 4059, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2015.04.007DOI Listing
August 2015

Cost-effectiveness analysis of a hospital electronic medication management system.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2015 Jul 10;22(4):784-93. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Professor, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 4059.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocu014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4482274PMC
July 2015

Variation in health care-associated infection surveillance practices in Australia.

Am J Infect Control 2015 Jul 7;43(7):773-5. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.02.029DOI Listing
July 2015

Using simplified peer review processes to fund research: a prospective study.

BMJ Open 2015 Jul 2;5(7):e008380. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

School of Public Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008380DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4499682PMC
July 2015

Differences in identifying healthcare associated infections using clinical vignettes and the influence of respondent characteristics: a cross-sectional survey of Australian infection prevention staff.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2015 19;4:29. Epub 2015 Jul 19.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Welfare, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059 Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-015-0070-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4506603PMC
July 2015

Comparative efficacy of interventions to promote hand hygiene in hospital: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

BMJ 2015 Jul 28;351:h3728. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3728DOI Listing
July 2015

Bridging the gap: exploring the barriers to using economic evidence in healthcare decision making and strategies for improving uptake.

Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2015 Jun;13(3):303-9

Centre of Research Excellence in Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections (CRE-RHAI), Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40258-014-0132-7DOI Listing
June 2015

Allied health growth: what we do not measure we cannot manage.

Hum Resour Health 2015 May 14;13:32. Epub 2015 May 14.

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Dr. James Mayne Building, Bowen Bridge Rd., Herston, QLD, 4029, Australia.

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The cost-effectiveness of the MobileMums intervention to increase physical activity among mothers with young children: a Markov model informed by a randomised controlled trial.

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April 2015

Key beliefs of hospital nurses' hand-hygiene behaviour: protecting your peers and needing effective reminders.

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April 2015

Healthcare-associated infections in Australia: time for national surveillance.

Aust Health Rev 2015 Feb;39(1):37-43

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February 2015

Intravascular device administration sets: replacement after standard versus prolonged use in hospitalised patients-a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (The RSVP Trial).

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February 2015

Streamlined research funding using short proposals and accelerated peer review: an observational study.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Feb 7;15:55. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

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February 2015

The impact of a streamlined funding application process on application time: two cross-sectional surveys of Australian researchers.

BMJ Open 2015 Jan 16;5(1):e006912. Epub 2015 Jan 16.

Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation & School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia.

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Opportunity cost of unavailable surgical instruments in Australian hospitals.

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December 2014

Valuation of hospital bed-days released by infection control programs: a comparison of methods.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Oct 3;35(10):1294-7. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

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October 2014

The return to work experiences of middle-aged Australian workers diagnosed with colorectal cancer: a matched cohort study.

BMC Public Health 2014 Sep 17;14:963. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Griffith Health Institute, Centre for Applied Health Economics, Griffith University, University Drive, Meadowbrook QLD, 4131 Brisbane, Australia.

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September 2014

Living well with diabetes: 24-month outcomes from a randomized trial of telephone-delivered weight loss and physical activity intervention to improve glycemic control.

Diabetes Care 2014 Aug 21;37(8):2177-85. Epub 2014 Mar 21.

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August 2014

How costs change with infection prevention efforts.

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Curr Opin Infect Dis 2014 Aug;27(4):390-3

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August 2014

Changes in healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections after the introduction of a national hand hygiene initiative.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2014 Aug 20;35(8):1029-36. Epub 2014 Jun 20.

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August 2014

The impact of funding deadlines on personal workloads, stress and family relationships: a qualitative study of Australian researchers.

BMJ Open 2014 Mar 28;4(3):e004462. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

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The prolongation of length of stay because of Clostridium difficile infection.

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February 2014

Moving forward with hospital cleaning.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Nov 29;41(11):1138-9. Epub 2013 Jun 29.

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November 2013

Moving MobileMums forward: protocol for a larger randomized controlled trial of an improved physical activity program for women with young children.

BMC Public Health 2013 Jun 19;13:593. Epub 2013 Jun 19.

Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Public Health and Social Work, Faculty of Health, Brisbane, Australia.

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June 2013

On the time spent preparing grant proposals: an observational study of Australian researchers.

BMJ Open 2013 May 28;3(5). Epub 2013 May 28.

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May 2013

The cost-effectiveness of total laparoscopic hysterectomy compared to total abdominal hysterectomy for the treatment of early stage endometrial cancer.

BMJ Open 2013 18;3(4). Epub 2013 Apr 18.

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April 2013

Funding: Australia's grant system wastes time.

Nature 2013 Mar;495(7441):314

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