M Coory

Summary

Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ageing and healthcare costs in Australia: a case of policy-based evidence?
    Michael D Coory
    Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:581-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Rates of percutaneous coronary interventions and bypass surgery after acute myocardial infarction in Indigenous patients
    Michael D Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:507-12. 2005
  3. pmc Using routine inpatient data to identify patients at risk of hospital readmission
    Stuart Howell
    Centre for Healthcare Improvement, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:96. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Is birthweight an appropriate health-outcome measure for Torres Strait Islander babies?
    M Coory
    Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, Brisbane
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:60-3. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends for in situ and invasive melanoma in Queensland, Australia, 1982-2002
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Branch, Queensland Health, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, 4001 Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:21-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Interstate comparisons of public hospital outputs using DRGs: are they fair?
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Branch, Queensland Health, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Queensland 4001
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:143-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in prostate cancer mortality, radical prostatectomy and prostate-specific antigen testing in Australia
    Michael D Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 182:112-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Is median age at death a useful way to monitor improvements in mortality among Indigenous Australians?
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:627-31. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Can a mortality excess in remote areas of Australia be explained by indigenous status? A case study using neonatal mortality in Queensland
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Centre, 13th Floor, Queensland Health Building, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Queensland 4001
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:425-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Participation in cervical cancer screening by women in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Queensland
    Michael D Coory
    Queensland Health, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:544-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Ageing and healthcare costs in Australia: a case of policy-based evidence?
    Michael D Coory
    Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:581-3. 2004
    ..Pessimistic scenarios have stifled debate and limited the number of policy options considered. Policy making in Australia would be improved if we took a more realistic view of the effect of population ageing on health expenditure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rates of percutaneous coronary interventions and bypass surgery after acute myocardial infarction in Indigenous patients
    Michael D Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:507-12. 2005
    ..To compare rates of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and bypass surgery after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Indigenous and non-Indigenous patients...
  3. pmc Using routine inpatient data to identify patients at risk of hospital readmission
    Stuart Howell
    Centre for Healthcare Improvement, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:96. 2009
    ..To assess whether a statistical algorithm, based on routine inpatient data, can be used to identify patients at risk of readmission and who would therefore benefit from case-management...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is birthweight an appropriate health-outcome measure for Torres Strait Islander babies?
    M Coory
    Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, Brisbane
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:60-3. 2000
    ..This is of concern because outcome measures based on birthweight have been proposed as a way of monitoring the neonatal health of Indigenous Australians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trends for in situ and invasive melanoma in Queensland, Australia, 1982-2002
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Branch, Queensland Health, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, 4001 Queensland, Australia
    Cancer Causes Control 17:21-7. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Interstate comparisons of public hospital outputs using DRGs: are they fair?
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Branch, Queensland Health, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Queensland 4001
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:143-8. 2005
    ..Such variation is a potentially important problem because it may invalidate interstate (and other) comparisons of hospital outputs based on Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in prostate cancer mortality, radical prostatectomy and prostate-specific antigen testing in Australia
    Michael D Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 182:112-5. 2005
    ..To assess differences in trends for prostate cancer mortality, radical prostatectomy and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for Australian men aged 50-79 years living in capital cities compared with regional and rural areas...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is median age at death a useful way to monitor improvements in mortality among Indigenous Australians?
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:627-31. 2003
    ..Because trends in MAAD are being published and are being used to support discussions about policy, information is needed about its strengths and limitations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Can a mortality excess in remote areas of Australia be explained by indigenous status? A case study using neonatal mortality in Queensland
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Centre, 13th Floor, Queensland Health Building, GPO Box 48, Brisbane, Queensland 4001
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:425-7. 2003
    ..To assess the extent to which indigenous status confounds the association between remoteness and neonatal mortality in Queensland...
  10. ncbi request reprint Participation in cervical cancer screening by women in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Queensland
    Michael D Coory
    Queensland Health, Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:544-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the extent of participation in cervical cancer screening among women who live in discrete rural and remote Indigenous communities in Queensland...
  11. pmc Differential effect of socioeconomic status on rates of invasive coronary procedures across the public and private sectors in Queensland, Australia
    M Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:233-4. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in birth rates for teenagers in Queensland, 1988 to 1997: an analysis by economic disadvantage and geographic remoteness
    M Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health, Brisbane
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:316-9. 2000
    ..To investigate trends in the birth rate for teenagers in Queensland, stratified by geographic remoteness and economic disadvantage...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cancer among people living in rural and remote Indigenous communities in Queensland
    M Coory
    Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, Brisbane
    Med J Aust 173:301-4. 2000
    ..To describe the pattern of cancer among people living in rural and remote Indigenous communities in Queensland and to consider what implications the results have for cancer control...
  14. doi request reprint Completeness of histopathology reporting of melanoma in a high-incidence geographical region
    B Thompson
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, QLD, Australia
    Dermatology 218:7-14. 2009
    ..Appropriate histopathology reporting helps to ensure effective therapy and prognosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of hospital-specific outcome measures based on routine data
    Michael Coory
    Health Information Centre, Queensland Health
    Aust Health Rev 25:69-72. 2002
    ..End-users of such analyses should be aware of these technical difficulties, otherwise skilled health workers in high-quality hospitals might be subjected to unwarranted criticism...
  16. ncbi request reprint What are appropriate rates of invasive procedures following acute myocardial infarction? A systematic review
    I A Scott
    Department of Internal Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 174:130-6. 2001
    ..To assess the evidence that higher rates of coronary angiography (CA) and revascularisation (RV) in the subacute phase of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) improve patient outcomes...
  17. pmc Are diagnosis specific outcome indicators based on administrative data useful in assessing quality of hospital care?
    I Scott
    Department of Internal Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4102
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:32-9. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Identifying variations in quality of care in Queensland hospitals
    Stephen J Duckett
    Reform and Development Division, Queensland Health, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:571-5. 2007
    ..Critical to the approach is that there is not just monitoring - the monitoring is tied in with systems that ensure that investigation, learning and action occur as a result of a flag...
  19. pmc Provision of taped conversations with neonatologists to mothers of babies in intensive care: randomised controlled trial
    Tieh Hee Hai Guan Koh
    Institute of Women s and Children s Health, Townsville Hospital, Douglas, QLD 4814, Australia
    BMJ 334:28. 2007
    ..To determine whether providing mothers of babies in neonatal intensive care units with audiotapes of their conversations with a neonatologist improves recall of information and psychological wellbeing...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to living and working in pandemic conditions among emergency prehospital medical care personnel
    Kerrianne Watt
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:13-9. 2010
    ..Little is known about the risk perceptions and attitudes of healthcare personnel, especially of emergency prehospital medical care personnel, regarding the possibility of an outbreak or epidemic event...
  21. ncbi request reprint Post-neonatal mortality by rurality and Indigenous status in Queensland
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, and Mater Mothers Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:464-8. 2006
    ..To compare post-neonatal mortality among urban and rural Indigenous babies in Queensland...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antenatal care implications of population-based trends in Down syndrome birth rates by rurality and antenatal care provider, Queensland, 1990-2004
    Michael D Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:230-4. 2007
    ..To assess whether the rates of Down syndrome births in Queensland vary according to rurality (ie, whether the mother lives in a rural or urban area) and type of antenatal care provider, and to consider any implications for antenatal care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Should we add clinical variables to administrative data?: The case of risk-adjusted case fatality rates after admission for acute myocardial infarction
    Trisha C Johnston
    Epidemiology Services Unit, Queensland Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Care 45:1180-5. 2007
    ..This study assessed if a more feasible strategy of adding 3 readily accessible clinical variables to hospital administrative data might improve the risk adjustment for interhospital comparisons...
  24. ncbi request reprint Survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders after a diagnosis of lung cancer: a matched cohort study
    Michael D Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:562-6. 2008
    ..To compare survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous lung cancer patients and to investigate any corresponding differences in stage, treatment and comorbidities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increase in caesarean section rates among low-risk women in Queensland, 1990-2004
    Trisha C Johnston
    Med J Aust 185:404-5. 2006