Systematic and rapid literature reviews and evidence scans

While literature reviews are a key component of many projects they can also be undertaken by Health Policy Analysis as a stand-alone exercise. We are both expert and quick in undertaking systematic literature reviews.

Surveying patient experience in smaller facilities – Sax Institute, 2014

Commissioned by the NSW Bureau of Health Information (BHI), through the Sax Institute, Health Policy Analysis conducted an evidence check to identify appropriate methods for collecting patient experience information in smaller facilities. The review report was used by the BHI to develop a Smaller Facilities Patient Experience strategy for the NSW Patient Survey Program. Read More

Systematic review of the impact of public disclosure of health performance data – Sax Institute, 2011

A project undertaken to provide an evidence-based summary of the effects of public disclosure of performance information on hospital effectiveness, efficiency and patient outcomes. A framework was developed to analyse the characteristics and results of individual studies of public disclosure systems. The results from the studies were synthesized into the final report. Read More