M Coory

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the annual prevalence of hospitalisation for remote indigenous communities in Queensland, 1997/98 to 2004/05
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 2 Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:440-3. 2006
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Using control charts to monitor quality of hospital care with administrative data
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:31-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Statistical inference is overemphasized in cluster investigations: the case of the cluster of breast cancers at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation studios in Brisbane, Australia
    M Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 38:288-91. 2008
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of ambulance dispatch data for surveillance of influenza-like illness in Melbourne, Australia
    M D Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Public Health 123:163-8. 2009
  7. pmc Bayesian versus frequentist statistical inference for investigating a one-off cancer cluster reported to a health department
    Michael D Coory
    School of Population Health, Mayne Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:30. 2009
  8. pmc Utility of routine data sources for feedback on the quality of cancer care: an assessment based on clinical practice guidelines
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:84. 2009
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Histopathology reporting of breast cancer in Queensland: the impact on the quality of reporting as a result of the introduction of recommendations
    R Austin
    Epidemiology Unit, Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
    Pathology 41:361-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in the annual prevalence of hospitalisation for remote indigenous communities in Queensland, 1997/98 to 2004/05
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 2 Public Health Building, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:440-3. 2006
    ..To describe trends in the annual prevalence of hospitalisation in remote Indigenous communities in Queensland, 1997/98 to 2004/05...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Using control charts to monitor quality of hospital care with administrative data
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:31-9. 2008
    ..Nearly all hospital-specific comparative analyses, based on administrative data, are presented using cross-sectional displays. In this paper, we compare cross-sectional analyses with sequential monitoring using control charts...
  4. doi request reprint Statistical inference is overemphasized in cluster investigations: the case of the cluster of breast cancers at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation studios in Brisbane, Australia
    M Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 38:288-91. 2008
    ..In cluster investigations, expert opinion should carry much more weight than P-values, which are exceedingly difficult to interpret...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of ambulance dispatch data for surveillance of influenza-like illness in Melbourne, Australia
    M D Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Public Health 123:163-8. 2009
    ..They may therefore be useful for syndromic surveillance and early recognition of emerging infectious diseases. This study assessed whether ambulance dispatch data are suitable for influenza surveillance...
  7. pmc Bayesian versus frequentist statistical inference for investigating a one-off cancer cluster reported to a health department
    Michael D Coory
    School of Population Health, Mayne Medical School, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:30. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Utility of routine data sources for feedback on the quality of cancer care: an assessment based on clinical practice guidelines
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:84. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the utility of various data sources in providing feedback on the quality of cancer care...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Histopathology reporting of breast cancer in Queensland: the impact on the quality of reporting as a result of the introduction of recommendations
    R Austin
    Epidemiology Unit, Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
    Pathology 41:361-5. 2009
    ..An audit of the reporting of invasive breast cancer in Queensland was conducted to determine how well these guidelines were utilised in 2004...
  11. ncbi request reprint Overseas visitors admitted to Queensland hospitals for water-related injuries
    J Wilks
    Centre for Tourism and Risk Management, Department of Tourism and Leisure Management, The University of Queensland, Ipswich
    Med J Aust 173:244-6. 2000
    ....
  12. pmc Analysing low-risk patient populations allows better discrimination between high-performing and low-performing hospitals: a case study using inhospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:324-8. 2007
    ..To assess whether performance indicators based on administrative hospital data can be rendered more useful by stratifying them according to risk status of the patient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in survival from cutaneous melanoma in Queensland
    Michael Coory
    School of Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:71-4. 2006
    ..To assess how much of the urban-rural disparity in melanoma survival in Queensland is due to later diagnosis...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians: a matched cohort study
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet 367:1842-8. 2006
    ..However, few comparative data exist to prove this disparity. We assessed differences in disease stage at cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival between these two populations in Queensland...
  16. doi request reprint Decreasing mortality from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Australia
    M Coory
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 38:921-4. 2008
    ..A plausible explanation for the large decrease in mortality since 2000 is the introduction of the monoclonal antibody rituximab...
  17. doi request reprint Exponentially weighted moving average charts to compare observed and expected values for monitoring risk-adjusted hospital indicators
    D A Cook
    Intensive Care Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:469-74. 2011
    ..CONCLUSION The RA-EWMA chart is a direct and intuitive way to display information about an indicator while accounting for differences in case mix...
  18. ncbi request reprint Why we need a population-based approach to clinical indicators for cancer: a case study using microscopic confirmation of lung cancer in Queensland
    M Coory
    School of Population Health, Mayne Medical School, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 36:389-92. 2006
    ..This case study shows that we need a population-based approach to measuring clinical indicators that includes regional public hospitals as a matter of priority and should ideally include the private sector...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patterns of surgical treatment for women diagnosed with early breast cancer in Queensland
    Bridie Thompson
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, The Cancer Council Queensland, Spring Hill, Queensland, Australia
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:443-51. 2008
    ..This is the first Australian study to report on patterns of surgical care specifically for early breast cancer at a population level...
  21. 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
    ....
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Systematic review of multidisciplinary teams in the management of lung cancer
    M Coory
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Public Health Building, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    Lung Cancer 60:14-21. 2008
    ..We conducted a systematic review to evaluate and critically appraise the effectiveness of multidisciplinary teams for lung cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Trends in birth size and macrosomia in Queensland, Australia, from 1988 to 2005
    Petra H Lahmann
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Qld, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:533-41. 2009
    ..The trend in rising BW remained after controlling for other perinatal characteristics. Birth measures per se and related trends differed by Indigenous status and warrant further investigation...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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