Data systems for improving care of older people

This two-year project is funded by the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre and our industry partners: The Bupa Health Foundation and the Australian Department of Health. The Australian e-Health Research Centre is providing technical expertise. The project commenced June 2020.

Get involved

Please download and read our white paper (PDF, 513 KB) on data standards and interoperability in aged care.

Please download and read our Final Report (PDF, 4 MB)  and Summary Infographic (PDF, 338.9 KB) on selected RACF Quality Indicators (QIs).

  • Professor Len Gray

    Ageing & Geriatrics, Telehealth (COH)
    Professor in Geriatric Medicine
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Dr Ronald Dendere

    Research Fellow-Health Informatics
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Professor Jason Ferris

    Professor in Alcohol and Drug Epidemiology
    Professorial Research Fellow
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Program Leader
    Global Substance Use and Mental Health Unit
    Director
    Research and Statistical Support Service (RASSS)
  • Dr Melinda Martin-Khan

    Ageing & Geriatrics, Telehealth (COH)
    Honorary Senior Research Fellow
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Dr Nancye Peel

    Ageing & Geriatrics
    Casual Senior Research Manager
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Professor Monika Janda

    Professor in Behavioural Science, Health Informatics
    Faculty of Medicine
  • Dr Murray Hargrave

    Digital Health
    Casual Res Development Manager
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Dr Natasha Reid

    Research Fellow
    Centre for Health Services Research
  • Ms Jennifer Marks

    PhD student
    Centre for Health Services Research

We also aim to create multi-disciplinary Clinical and Technical Working Groups. We are seeking aged care providers, software vendors, geriatricians, health services researchers, interoperability standards experts and developers to join us.

Participate in Working Group activities

We will email you meeting invitations, relevant project updates and other ways to be involved.