Ensuring research makes a difference

Croakey

Latest news: 26 March 2012. When the worlds of policy and research collide, great things can happen in public health. The trouble is, such productive collisions don’t happen nearly enough. Abby Haynes, CIPHER Research Officer, writes for Croakey. Read Ensuring that research makes a difference: some practical advice

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Move over Dr Google, the future of healthcare is social

The Conversation

Opinion: 14 November 2011. By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media. Pretty soon, not being involved in social media will be just as implausible as not having a telephone. If my 80-year-old dad is on Facebook and women over 55 are the fastest growing demographic on...

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Expert urges health community to join social media revolution

Media release: 9 November 2011. Social media has unparalleled potential to improve patients’ health and the healthcare community needs to harness its power, according to a US social media expert visiting Australia this week. Lee Aase, Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, says patients will be...

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Bringing the social media revolution to healthcare

Latest news: 20 November 2012. Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media Lee Aase spoke to several media outlets on a visit to Australia in November 2011. Lee was in Australia as a guest of the Hospital Alliance for Research Collaboration (HARC) and discussed the burgeoning power...

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The side effect of sitting down: a greater risk of dying

Media release: 29 September 2011. Sitting down for long periods of time may increase your risk of dying, regardless of how physically active you are, according to a study of more than 200,000 NSW men and women. New research to emerge from the 45 and Up Study, the largest...

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45 and Up Study fact sheet

The Study at a glance: Download 45 and Up Study fact sheet (PDF 106KB). For more detailed information on the Study visit the 45 and Up section of our website.

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SURE brochure for data custodians

SURE – The Secure Unified Research Environment – is an Australian-first technology initiative established by the Sax Institute to promote efficient research of major health issues such as population ageing and chronic disease. Learn how, as a data custodian, you can use SURE to securely make your data available...

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Linked health data fact sheet

An explanation of linked health data and how it is used within SURE – the Secure Unified Research Environment. Download What is linked health data? (PDF 107 KB).  

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HARC fact sheet

The Hospital Alliance for Research Collaboration at a glance: Download HARC fact sheet (PDF 100KB). Visit our HARC section for more details.

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Evidence Check brochure

Essential information about our Evidence Check service: Download Evidence Check brochure (PDF 595KB). For more information about this service visit the Knowledge Exchange section of our website.

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