Yuejen Zhao

Summary

Affiliation: Northern Territory
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cost drivers of remote clinics: remoteness and population size
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Department of Health and Families, 4th Floor, 81 Smith Street, Darwin, NT 0800, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 34:101-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between number of primary health care visits and hospitalisations: evidence from linked clinic and hospital data for remote Indigenous Australians
    Yuejen Zhao
    Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casaurina, NT 0811, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:466. 2013
  3. pmc Health inequity in the Northern Territory, Australia
    Yuejen Zhao
    Northern Territory Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:79. 2013
  4. pmc Decomposing Indigenous life expectancy gap by risk factors: a life table analysis
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Northern Territory Department of Health, Darwin Plaza, 1st Floor, Smith St Mall, Darwin, NT 0801, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 11:1. 2013
  5. pmc A multilevel analysis on the relationship between neighbourhood poverty and public hospital utilization: is the high Indigenous morbidity avoidable?
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Northern Territory Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casuarina NT 0811, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:737. 2011
  6. pmc Life years at risk: a population health measure from a prevention perspective
    Yuejen Zhao
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT 0909, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2387-96. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Estimating chronic disease prevalence among the remote Aboriginal population of the Northern Territory using multiple data sources
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Department of Health and Families, Casuarina, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:307-13. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Causes of inequality in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, 1981-2000: a decomposition analysis
    Yuejen Zhao
    Department of Health and Community Services, Health Gains Planning Branch, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:490-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease and injury in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning, Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services, Casuarina, NT
    Med J Aust 180:498-502. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Living longer with a greater health burden--changes in the burden of disease and injury in the Northern Territory Indigenous population between 1994-1998 and 1999-2003
    Yuejen Zhao
    Northern Territory Department of Health and Families
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S93-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Cost drivers of remote clinics: remoteness and population size
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Department of Health and Families, 4th Floor, 81 Smith Street, Darwin, NT 0800, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 34:101-5. 2010
    ..The largest non-staffing cost was property management. The higher costs of clinics that are in more remote locations or servicing smaller populations need to be recognised in funding distribution methodologies...
  2. doi request reprint The relationship between number of primary health care visits and hospitalisations: evidence from linked clinic and hospital data for remote Indigenous Australians
    Yuejen Zhao
    Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casaurina, NT 0811, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:466. 2013
    ..This study examines the relationship between PHC and hospital inpatient care in a population with high health need, high rates of hospitalisation and relatively poor PHC access...
  3. pmc Health inequity in the Northern Territory, Australia
    Yuejen Zhao
    Northern Territory Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 12:79. 2013
    ..This report investigates the links between Indigenous health outcomes and socioeconomic disadvantage in the Northern Territory of Australia (NT)...
  4. pmc Decomposing Indigenous life expectancy gap by risk factors: a life table analysis
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Northern Territory Department of Health, Darwin Plaza, 1st Floor, Smith St Mall, Darwin, NT 0801, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 11:1. 2013
    ..This study aims to explain the Indigenous LE gap by common modifiable risk factors...
  5. pmc A multilevel analysis on the relationship between neighbourhood poverty and public hospital utilization: is the high Indigenous morbidity avoidable?
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Northern Territory Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casuarina NT 0811, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:737. 2011
    ..In this paper we examine poverty or socioeconomic disadvantage as an explanation for the Indigenous health gap in hospital morbidity in Australia...
  6. pmc Life years at risk: a population health measure from a prevention perspective
    Yuejen Zhao
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT 0909, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2387-96. 2009
    ..Three examples are given to illustrate the calculation and application of the measure. The advantages, disadvantages and policy implications are also discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating chronic disease prevalence among the remote Aboriginal population of the Northern Territory using multiple data sources
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Department of Health and Families, Casuarina, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:307-13. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Causes of inequality in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, 1981-2000: a decomposition analysis
    Yuejen Zhao
    Department of Health and Community Services, Health Gains Planning Branch, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:490-4. 2006
    ..To identify the causes of the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of the Northern Territory and how the causes have evolved over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease and injury in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning, Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services, Casuarina, NT
    Med J Aust 180:498-502. 2004
    ..To quantify the burden of disease and injury for the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory...
  10. doi request reprint Living longer with a greater health burden--changes in the burden of disease and injury in the Northern Territory Indigenous population between 1994-1998 and 1999-2003
    Yuejen Zhao
    Northern Territory Department of Health and Families
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:S93-8. 2010
    ..To measure changes over time in the burden of disease for Northern Territory (NT) Indigenous and non-Indigenous population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence and survival after acute myocardial infarction in Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, 1992-2004
    Jiqiong You
    Health Gains Planning, Department of Health and Community Services, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:298-302. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence and survival rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) for Northern Territory Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations...
  12. doi request reprint Differences in the cost of admitted patient care for Indigenous people and people from remote locations
    Rosalyn Malyon
    Health Gains Planning Branch, Northern Territory Department of Health, PO Box 40596, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:26-31. 2013
    ..Hospitals servicing larger than average proportions of these patients could be systematically underfunded within an ABF framework unless a price adjustment is applied...
  13. doi request reprint Avoidable mortality trends in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory, 1985-2004
    Shu Qin Li
    Health Gains Planning, Northern Territory Department of Health and Families, Casuarina, NT 0811
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:544-50. 2009
    ..To analyse rates of avoidable mortality in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal residents of the Northern Territory (NT) from 1985 to 2004, in order to assess the contribution of health care to life expectancy improvements...
  14. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease in the Northern Territory: current and future treatment costs
    Jiqiong You
    Health Economics Branch, Division of Health Gain Plan, Department of Health and Community Services, PO Box 40546, Casuarina, NT 0811
    Med J Aust 176:461-5. 2002
    ..To compare hospital costs of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients having haemodialysis treatment and forecast the future treatment cost...
  15. pmc On application of the empirical Bayes shrinkage in epidemiological settings
    Yuejen Zhao
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT 0909, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:380-94. 2010
    ..If there are significant differences between the sample means, EBS is likely to produce erratic and even misleading information...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cancer incidence and survival for indigenous Australians in the Northern Territory
    John R Condon
    Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 29:123-8. 2005
    ..To compare cancer incidence and survival for the Northern Territory (NT) Indigenous population with that of other Australians, and to assess NT Indigenous incidence time trends...
  17. ncbi request reprint Emergency presentations to Northern Territory public hospitals: demand and access analysis
    Andy H Lee
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology
    Aust Health Rev 26:43-8. 2003
    ..Recommendations including improved access to inpatient beds and admission to wards were developed in response to the changing role of the emergency department...
  18. ncbi request reprint The changing role of the emergency department in the Northern Territory: a Delphi study
    Lynn B Meuleners
    School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:229-34. 2004
    ..To explore the changing role of EDs in Northern Territory hospitals...