Research and Evaluation, incorporating ASERNIP-S


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We have an extensive record of producing health technology assessments for our clients. Recent examples of systematic reviews, rapid reviews, horizon scanning and peer-reviewed publications are provided below. In addition, we also publish fit-for-purpose research and reports for patient's information.

Systematic reviews

Rapid reviews

Horizon scanning reports

Peer-reviewed publications

Conferences and presentations

Other reports

Latest publications

Forel, D, Vandepeer, M, Duncan, J, Tivey, DR, Tobin, SA. Leaving surgical training: some of the reasons are in surgery. 2018; [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29411485.

Atukorale, YN, Lambert, RS, Cameron, AL, Maddern, GJ. Stem cell treatments within surgical specialities: what is the evidence? 2018; 88(1-2):11-12. PMID: 29392912.

Vreugdenburg, TD, Cameron, AL, Wild, C. Prostate artery embolisation: poor design and reporting impact the value of current systematic reviews. 2017 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29273408.

Tivey, D, Ma, N, Duncan, J, Atukorale, Y, Lambert, R, Maddern, G. INHTA impact story: legislative and accreditation requirements for office-based surgery in Australia. 2017; 33(4):434-41. PMID: 29241476.

Saing, S, Haywood, P, Duncan, JK, Ma, N, Cameron, AL, Goodall, S. Cost-effective imaging for resectability of liver lesions in colorectal cancer: an economic decision model. 2017 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:   28982209   .

Gostlow, H, Vega, CV, Marlow, N, Babidge, W, Maddern, G. Do Surgeons React?: A retrospective analysis of surgeons' response to harassment of a colleague during simulated operating theatre scenarios. 2017 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28742690.

Mueller, D, Tivey, D, Croce, D. Health-technology assessment: Its role in strengthening health systems in developing countries. Strengthening Health Systems. 2017; 2(1):6-11. DOI:10.7196.

Rehabilitation pathways following hip and knee arthroplasty .  RACS and Medibank Private Limited, January 2018.

mpMRI prostate diagnostic scans . Systematic review on behalf of  Australian Department of Health for MSAC,    December 2017.

Age, performance and revalidation. RACS Report, November 2017.

Last update: 12-02-2018