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Measuring the prevalence of 60 health conditions in older Australians in residential aged care with electronic health records: a retrospective dynamic cohort study

Kimberly Lind, Magdalena Raban, Lindsey Brett, Mikaela Jorgensen, Andrew Georgiou, Johanna Westbrook,

Abstract Background : The number of older Australians using aged care services is increasing, yet there is an absence of reliable data on their health. Multimorbidity in this population has not been well described. A clear picture of the health status of people using aged care is essential for informing ... Read more >>

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Cepheid Xpert® Flu/RSV and Seegene Allplex™ RP1 show high diagnostic agreement for the detection of influenza A/B and respiratory syncytial viruses in clinical practice.

Nasir Wabe, Robert Lindeman, Jeffrey J Post, William Rawlinson, Melissa Miao, Johanna I Westbrook, Andrew Georgiou,

BACKGROUND:Molecular assays based on reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) provide reliable results for the detection of respiratory pathogens, although diagnostic agreement varies. This study determined the agreement between the RT-PCR assays (Xpert® Flu/RSV vs Allplex™ RP1) in detecting influenza A, influenza B, and respiratory syncytial viruses (RSVs) in clinical practice. ... Read more >>

Influenza Other Respir Viruses (Influenza and other respiratory viruses)
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The General Practice and Residential Aged Care Facility Concordance of Medication (GRACEMED) study.

Meredith Makeham, Lisa Pont, Carlijn Verdult, Rae-Anne Hardie, Magdalena Z Raban, Rebecca Mitchell, Helen Purdy, Martina Teichert, Andrew Ingersoll, Johanna I Westbrook,

BACKGROUND:The lack of interoperable IT systems between residential aged care facilities (RACF) and general practitioners (GP) in primary care settings in Australia introduces the potential for medication discrepancies and other medication errors. The aim of the GRACEMED study is to determine the extent and potential severity of medication discrepancies between ... Read more >>

Int J Med Inform (International journal of medical informatics)
[2020, 143:104264]

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Characteristics of older Australian community aged care clients who fall: Incidents reported by care staff.

Lindsey Brett, Mikaela Jorgensen, Rimma Myton, Andrew Georgiou, Johanna I Westbrook,

Falls are the leading cause of injury and hospitalisation for older adults (aged 65 years or older) worldwide. Data collected by community aged care providers are an underutilised source of information about precipitating risk factors and consequences of falls for older adults living in the community. The objective of this longitudinal, ... Read more >>

Health Soc Care Community (Health & social care in the community)
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Changes in medication administration error rates associated with the introduction of electronic medication systems in hospitals: a multisite controlled before and after study.

Johanna I Westbrook, Neroli S Sunderland, Amanda Woods, Magda Z Raban, Peter Gates, Ling Li,

BACKGROUND:Electronic medication systems (EMS) have been highly effective in reducing prescribing errors, but little research has investigated their effects on medication administration errors (MAEs). OBJECTIVE:To assess changes in MAE rates and types associated with EMS implementation. METHODS:This was a controlled before and after study (three intervention and three control wards) ... Read more >>

BMJ Health Care Inform (BMJ health & care informatics)
[2020, 27(3):]

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Associations between double-checking and medication administration errors: a direct observational study of paediatric inpatients.

Johanna I Westbrook, Ling Li, Magdalena Z Raban, Amanda Woods, Alain K Koyama, Melissa Therese Baysari, Richard O Day, Cheryl McCullagh, Mirela Prgomet, Virginia Mumford, Luciano Dalla-Pozza, Madlen Gazarian, Peter J Gates, Valentina Lichtner, Peter Barclay, Alan Gardo, Mark Wiggins, Leslie White,

BACKGROUND:Double-checking the administration of medications has been standard practice in paediatric hospitals around the world for decades. While the practice is widespread, evidence of its effectiveness in reducing errors or harm is scarce. OBJECTIVES:To measure the association between double-checking, and the occurrence and potential severity of medication administration errors (MAEs); ... Read more >>

BMJ Qual Saf (BMJ quality & safety)
[2020, :]

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Electronic ordering and the management of treatment interdependencies: a qualitative study of paediatric chemotherapy

Valentina Lichtner, Bryony Dean Franklin, Luciano Dalla-Pozza, Johanna Westbrook,

Abstract Background: There are serious safety risks associated with chemotherapy, often associated with interdependencies in regimens administered over months or years. Various strategies are used to manage these risks. Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems are also implemented to improve medication safety. Little is known regarding the effect of CPOE ... Read more >>

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Electronic ordering and the management of treatment interdependencies: a qualitative study of paediatric chemotherapy.

Valentina Lichtner, Bryony Dean Franklin, Luciano Dalla-Pozza, Johanna I Westbrook,

BACKGROUND:There are serious safety risks associated with chemotherapy, often associated with interdependencies in regimens administered over months or years. Various strategies are used to manage these risks. Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems are also implemented to improve medication safety. Little is known regarding the effect of CPOE on how ... Read more >>

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak (BMC medical informatics and decision making)
[2020, 20(1):193]

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The efficiency-thoroughness trade-off after implementation of electronic medication management: a qualitative study in pediatric oncology.

Melissa T Baysari, Bethany A Van Dort, Mirela Prgomet, Wu Yi Zheng, Magdalena Z Raban, Luciano Dalla-Pozza, Cheryl McCullagh, Johanna Westbrook,

OBJECTIVE:The efficiency-thoroughness trade-off (ETTO) principle proposes that people and organisations are often required to make a trade-off between being efficient and being thorough, as it is difficult to be both efficient and thorough at the same time. This study aimed to compare pre-EMM expectations of how an EMMS is likely ... Read more >>

Int J Qual Health Care (International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care)
[2020, :]

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Variation in electronic test results management and its implications for patient safety: A multisite investigation.

Judith Thomas, Maria R Dahm, Julie Li, Peter Smith, Jacqui Irvine, Johanna I Westbrook, Andrew Georgiou,

OBJECTIVE:The management and follow-up of diagnostic test results is a major patient safety concern. The aim of this qualitative study was to explore how clinicians manage test results on an everyday basis (work-as-done) in a health information technology-enabled emergency department setting. The objectives were to identify (1) variations in work-as-done ... Read more >>

J Am Med Inform Assoc (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA)
[2020, 27(8):1214-1224]

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Social Participation Among Older Adults Receiving Community Care Services.

Joyce Siette, Helen Berry, Mikaela Jorgensen, Lindsey Brett, Andrew Georgiou, Tom McClean, Johanna Westbrook,

Aged care services have the potential to support social participation for the growing number of adults aging at home, but little is known about the types of social activities older adults in community care are engaged in. We used cluster analysis to examine the current profiles of social participation across ... Read more >>

J Appl Gerontol (Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society)
[2020, :733464820938973]

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Variation in electronic test results management and its implications for patient safety: A multisite investigation

Judith Thomas, Maria R Dahm, Julie Li, Peter Smith, Jacqui Irvine, Johanna I Westbrook, Andrew Georgiou,

Abstract Objective The management and follow-up of diagnostic test results is a major patient safety concern. The aim of this qualitative study was to explore how clinicians manage test results on an everyday basis (work-as-done) in a health information technology–enabled emergency department setting. The objectives were to identify (1) variations ... Read more >>

J Am Med Inform Assoc (Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA)
[2020, 27(8):1214-1224]

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The 'Back Office' of a Dispensing Cabinet: Technology and Work Contributing to Medication Safety.

Valentina Lichtner, Mirela Prgomet, Bryony Dean Franklin, Johanna I Westbrook,

Automated dispensing cabinets in clinical wards may contribute to improving safety by reducing the likelihood of medications not being available when needed. However, achieving this safety benefit is dependent on a 'back office' sociotechnical infrastructure that combines semi-automated processes with mindful, resilient work practices. ... Read more >>

Stud Health Technol Inform (Studies in health technology and informatics)
[2020, 270:1405-1406]

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Does health information technology improve acknowledgement of radiology results for discharged Emergency Department patients? A before and after study.

Julie Li, Richard Paoloni, Ling Li, Joanne Callen, Johanna I Westbrook, William B Runciman, Andrew Georgiou,

BACKGROUND:The inadequate follow-up of test results is a key patient safety concern, carrying severe consequences for care outcomes. Patients discharged from the emergency department are at particular risk of having test results pending at discharge due to their short lengths of stay, with many hospitals acknowledging that they do not ... Read more >>

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak (BMC medical informatics and decision making)
[2020, 20(1):100]

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Harnessing the potential of electronic general practice pathology data in Australia: An examination of the quality use of pathology for type 2 diabetes patients.

Chisato Imai, Rae-Anne Hardie, Guilherme Saffi Franco, Gorkem Sezgin, Kathy Tepper, Adam McLeod, Christopher Pearce, Johanna Westbrook, Andrew Georgiou,

BACKGROUND:Despite the importance of pathology testing in diagnosis and disease monitoring, there is little in-depth research about pathology test ordering in general practice and how it impacts patient outcomes. This is in part due to the limited availability of high-quality data. With the now-widespread use of electronic software in general ... Read more >>

Int J Med Inform (International journal of medical informatics)
[2020, 141:104189]

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Social networks and cognitive function in older adults receiving home- and community-based aged care.

Joyce Siette, Andrew Georgiou, Carol Brayne, Johanna I Westbrook,

OBJECTIVES:Social engagement has been linked to preserved cognitive functioning in later life. Yet, little is known about the specific network factors that best predict cognitive function in older adults. This study aimed to (i) characterize the quality and quantity of interpersonal relationships and (ii) explore the relationship between social network ... Read more >>

Arch Gerontol Geriatr (Archives of gerontology and geriatrics)
[2020, 89:104083]

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The three numbers you need to know about healthcare: the 60-30-10 Challenge.

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Paul Glasziou, Johanna Westbrook,

BACKGROUND:Healthcare represents a paradox. While change is everywhere, performance has flatlined: 60% of care on average is in line with evidence- or consensus-based guidelines, 30% is some form of waste or of low value, and 10% is harm. The 60-30-10 Challenge has persisted for three decades. MAIN BODY:Current top-down or ... Read more >>

BMC Med (BMC medicine)
[2020, 18(1):102]

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Medication administration in Australian residential aged care: A time-and-motion study.

Esa Y H Chen, J Simon Bell, Jenni Ilomäki, Megan Corlis, Michelle E Hogan, Tessa Caporale, Jan Van Emden, Johanna I Westbrook, Sarah N Hilmer, Janet K Sluggett,

RATIONALE/AIM:Medication administration is a complex and time-consuming task in residential aged care facilities (RACFs). Understanding the time associated with each administration step may help identify opportunities to optimize medication management in RACFs. This study aimed to investigate the time taken to administer medications to residents, including those with complex care ... Read more >>

J Eval Clin Pract (Journal of evaluation in clinical practice)
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Exploring information technology (IT) sophistication in New South Wales residential aged care facilities.

Gregory L Alexander, Andrew Georgiou, Joyce Siette, Richard Madsen, Anne Livingstone, Johanna Westbrook, Chelsea Deroche,

Objective The aim of this study was to determine baseline information technology (IT) sophistication in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, residential aged care facilities. Method IT sophistication measures IT capabilities, extent of IT use and IT integration in two domains, resident care and clinical support. A survey was administered to ... Read more >>

Aust Health Rev (Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association)
[2020, 44(2):288-296]

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Under-detection of acute kidney injury in hospitalised patients: a retrospective, multi-site, longitudinal study.

Craig A Campbell, Ling Li, Sradha Kotwal, Andrew Georgiou, Andrea R Horvath, Johanna Westbrook, Zoltan Endre,

BACKGROUND:Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a rapid deterioration of renal function, often caused by a variety of co-existing morbidities complicating its recognition and treatment, leading to short- and long-term adverse clinical outcomes. There are limited data on the incidence of AKI in Australia using the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes ... Read more >>

Intern Med J (Internal medicine journal)
[2020, 50(3):307-314]

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The effect of home care package allocation reforms on service uptake, use and cessation at a large Australian aged care provider.

Mikaela Jorgensen, Joyce Siette, Andrew Georgiou, Johanna I Westbrook,

OBJECTIVE:To utilise routinely collected data to examine changes in the client profile of a large aged care provider before and after commencement of the 2017 policy reforms, whereby home care packages were allocated to individuals rather than providers. METHODS:Interrupted time series analysis was used to measure changes in service uptake ... Read more >>

Australas J Ageing (Australasian journal on ageing)
[2020, 39(2):e210-e214]

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Effectiveness of interventions targeting antibiotic use in long-term aged care facilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Magdalena Z Raban, Claudia Gasparini, Ling Li, Melissa T Baysari, Johanna I Westbrook,

OBJECTIVES:There are high levels of inappropriate antibiotic use in long-term care facilities (LTCFs). Our objective was to examine evidence of the effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce antibiotic use and/or inappropriate use in LTCFs. DESIGN:Systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES:MEDLINE, Embase and CINAHL from 1997 until November 2018. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:Controlled ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2020, 10(1):e028494]

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Comparison of the Quick Sepsis-Related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) and Adult Sepsis Pathway in Predicting Adverse Outcomes among Adult Patients on General Wards: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study.

Ling Li, Kasun Rathnayake, Malcolm Green, Amith Shetty, Mary Fullick, Scott Walter, Catriona Middleton-Rennie, Michael Meller, Jeffrey Braithwaite, Harvey Lander, Johanna I Westbrook,

BACKGROUND:Quick Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) is recommended for use by the most recent international sepsis definition taskforce to identify suspected sepsis in patients outside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at risk of adverse outcomes. Evidence of its comparative effectiveness with existing sepsis recognition tools is important to guide decisions ... Read more >>

Intern Med J (Internal medicine journal)
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A comparative study of the utilisation of an electronic test-result management system in emergency and intensive care settings.

Judith Thomas, Maria R Dahm, Julie Li, Johanna I Westbrook, Andrew Georgiou,

The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify differences in the utilisation of an electronic medical record test-result management system between two acute care departments. Field observations (130 min) and semi-structured interviews (n = 24) were conducted in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department of an Australian hospital. Work processes identified ... Read more >>

Health Informatics J (Health informatics journal)
[2019, :1460458219889223]

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Appropriate management of acute gastroenteritis in Australian children: A population-based study.

Neroli Sunderland, Johanna Westbrook, Rachel Urwin, Zoe Knights, Jonny Taitz, Helena Williams, Louise K Wiles, Charlotte Molloy, Peter Hibbert, Hsuen P Ting, Kate Churruca, Gaston Arnolda, Jeffrey Braithwaite, ,

OBJECTIVES:To determine the proportion of care provided to children with acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in Australia consistent with clinical practice guidelines. METHODS:Indicators were developed from national and international clinical practice guideline (CPG) recommendations and validated by an expert panel. Medical records from children ≤15 years presenting with AGE in three healthcare ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2019, 14(11):e0224681]

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