GP research for GPs @ GPDU

This oral presentation of a “pitch paper” was given at the 2017 GPTEC (General Practice Training and Education Conference), ICC Sydney, 16-17 August 2017. (presentation; abstract)

Tam CWM, Khan A, Knight A, Rhee J, Price K, Leeuwenburg T, McLean K, Higgins N. GP research for GPs @ GPDU. GPTEC (General Practice Training and Education Conference), ICC Sydney, 16-17 August 2017 Continue reading

Radio interview on 2UE Lifestyle Overnight program

I was interviewed on the 2UE Lifestyle Overnight with David Prior program on the current influenza season.

Michael is from the GP Unit at Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research.

As you may know NSW is in the midst of the worst flu season on record with more than 8000 influenza cases confirmed in the past week alone. Flu patients were presenting to the state’s emergency departments in greater numbers than ever before, the latest NSW Health Influenza Surveillance Report showed.

A record 18,357 confirmed flu cases were reported between January and July, more than double the number of cases in the same period in 2016.

General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission

This paper of a study looking at the interface between emergency departments and general practice in older people was published in Australian Family Physician. (PDF)

Watson B, Tam CWM, Pellizzon B, Ban L, Doan H. General practitioner follow-up in older patients after an emergency department admission. Australian Family Physician 2017 7/01;46:521-6.

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The Informatics Capability Maturity of Integrated Primary Care Centres in Australia

This paper on the informatics capability of primary care centres offering integrated models of care was just published online in the International Journal of Medical Informatics. (PDF)

Liaw S-T, Kearns R, Taggart J, Frank O, Lane R, Tam CWM, et al. The informatics capability maturity of integrated primary care centres in Australia. International Journal of Medical Informatics. 2017;105:89-97.

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