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A Public Health Calculator Website for Kiwis

Calibrated for Kiwis As a small country in the South Pacific, our uniqueness is often overlooked by health science researchers. Medical assessment tools are created and used based on research conducted in other countries with larger populations. While we have many similarities with these populations, we are not an identical match. Which is why one …

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Integrating Primary and Secondary Healthcare Systems

Primary and secondary healthcare data has the potential to enhance the accuracy of healthcare decision making; however, it is often siloed and difficult to share and access these data types. If healthcare data across primary and secondary sectors complemented each other, it would greatly assist in the assessment and provision of healthcare to individuals. In …

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Surgical Outcome Calculator

Present methods for describing surgical outcomes greatly underestimate the risks to patients. The aim of this project is to find a method that describes post-operative risk more accurately and then develop a surgical risk calculator. The research is wide-reaching and is expected to improve estimates of surgical mortality needed for informed consent, improved shared decision-making, …