Analytics and information management

Health data sets a valuable tool for analysing complex systems. Health Policy Analysis has in-depth experience in analysing and manipulating large datasets to produce useful reports with clear recommendations.

Information Plan for Safety and Quality for 2014-2017 - Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2014

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) engaged Health Policy Analysis to update its Information Plan for Safety & Quality, to align with its Work Plan 2014-2017. Read More

Suite of activity based funding projects - Independent Health Pricing Authority (IHPA), 2013

Health Policy Analysis was engaged by IHPA in early 2012 to assist with a suite of ABF projects including analysis and documentation of the national pricing model. Read More

Reporting framework - Mid North Coast Local Health District, 2012

Health Policy Analysis was enagaged to assess the information needs of LHD staff at different levels, review current availability of information and reports, and design the parameters for the development of the reporting framework. Read More

Operationalising the concept of ‘single provision, multiple use’ of data - National Health Information and Performance Principal Committee, 2012

Health Policy Analysis was engaged by the Standing Committee on Performance and Reporting, which commissioned a review on operationalising the ‘single provision, multiple use’ principle, under the National Health Reform Agreement. Read More

Review of strategic and operational issues for registries - NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI), 2012

Health Policy Analysis was engaged to review existing ACI clinical databases with the aim of developing a policy and guidelines for the Agency’s management of these databases into the future. Read More

Review of Australian hospital statistics suite of products and Options for improving timeliness of hospital data - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2011

Health Policy Analysis undertook this project to consult with key stakeholders to review the Australian hospital statistics suite of products, and to prepare a report on those consultations. Following on from this review, Health Policy Analysis was re-enagaged to investigate one of the issues revealed: improving timeliness of hospital data. Read More

Review of performance reporting - NSW Ambulance Service, 2010

The Ambulance Service of NSW engaged Health Policy Analysis to review its data analysis and performance reporting processes with a view to strengthening the organisation’s capabilities in these areas. Read More

Options on data management - Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2009

Health Policy Analysis was engaged to prepare an options paper to present and analyse the benefits, risks, implications, barriers and resource requirements for central, outsourced, disseminated and other approaches to management of safety and quality information. Read More

Implementation plan for collection of ambulatory care data - NSW Department of Health, 2007

Health Policy Analysis undertook this project to develop an implementation plan for collection of patient level ambulatory care information across NSW public health services. The objective of the Community Health and Outpatient Care Information Project was to achieve a standardised patient-level routine data collection in public sector ambulatory services in NSW. Read More