Lead investigators of the PCHSS

About the NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability

The NHMRC Partnership Centre for Health System Sustainability (PCHSS) is hosted by the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. A collaborative research network of 17 lead investigators, 20 expert advisors, and over 40 system implementation partners from across the country, the PCHSS is committed to generating and disseminating research to improve the performance of the health system so that it delivers care efficiently and effectively over the long term.


The Summer 2022 PCHSS Newsletter is out now. In this edition, read about reducing antibiotic prescribing; designing the hospital of the future; preventing inpatient harms; the benefits of telehealth to patients and society; and new grants and awards.

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

Braithwaite J, Glasziou P, Westbrook J. 2020. BMC Medicine.


Waste in COVID-19 research

Glasziou P, Sander S, Hoffman T. 2020. The BMJ.

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The falling growth in the use of private hospitals in Australia

Bai T, Méndez S, Scott A, Yong J. 2020. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.


Changes in medication administration error rates associated with the introduction of electronic medication systems in hospitals: a multisite controlled before and after study

Westbrook J, Sunderland NS, Woods A, Raban M, Gates P, Li L. 2020. BMJ Health & Care Informatics.

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