Outcome Health welcomed as an Associate Partner

Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre (Monash Partners) has welcomed Outcome Health as an Associate Partner, creating strategic opportunities for greater primary care engagement and integration, and expanded research and healthcare improvement collaboration. Outcome Health joins current Partners Alfred Health, Monash Health, Monash University, Cabrini Health, Epworth HealthCare, Eastern Health, Peninsula Health, Burnet Institute, Hudson Institute and Baker Heart and …

Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards

The Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) Women in STEMM Student Leader Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and support women students at Monash University who are contributing to innovation in healthcare and medical technologies. These awards are part of a broader MIME strategy to support and celebrate women in healthcare innovation. Seven awards were recently awarded with successful students receiving …

Message from the new Executive Director Professor Carol Hodgson

Welcome to 2024, and my first message as Executive Director. It is an absolute privilege to be in this role and leading a partnership with a strong history of collaboration to deliver health impact. Through my clinical work as a Specialist Physiotherapist and research leadership of clinical trials and cohort studies, I know the value of partnerships between clinicians, researchers …

From the Director: End of year reflection

As 2023 ends, Monash Partners would like to thank all we have worked with this year. Your support has ensured we continue to embed research into our health system and deliver health impact. It has been a busy year for us all as we reconnected after a long stint of COVID restrictions. We returned to the office and face-to-face meetings …

From the Chair: Monash Partners Executive Director role

Dear colleagues, On 14 January 2024, after more than 8 years of outstanding service to Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre, Executive Director, Professor Helena Teede AM, will step down from this leadership position. Monash Partners is a Centre of excellence and collaboration in health and medical research, research translation, research infused education and training, and outstanding healthcare. Since joining in …

From the Director: Victorian Aboriginal Health, Medical and Wellbeing Research Accord

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing in Victoria, recently celebrated a landmark moment. The launch of marra ngarrgoo, marra goorri: The Victorian Aboriginal Health, Medical and Wellbeing Research Accord will give a greater voice to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in how research is …

Implementing marra ngarrgoo, marra goorri: The Victorian Aboriginal Health, Medical and Wellbeing Research Accord

  The Accord has been launched to give voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community within research and help research organisations ensure alignment of research impacting Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with the principles of self-determination. Led by the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) in partnership with the Victorian Department of Health, marra ngarrgoo, marra goorri: The Victorian Aboriginal Health, …

From the Director: Moving on

After having had the privilege of leading Monash Partners as Executive Director for eight years, I have made the personal decision to move on to other opportunities. A formal announcement on the departure date and newly appointed Executive Director will be made by the Chair in the coming weeks. In the interim, I am taking this opportunity to reflect that …

Data-Driven Healthcare Improvement – a snapshot

Health data plays a pivotal role in delivering effective healthcare, advancing medical research, and improving health outcomes. Monash Partners Senior Fellow, Ms Alison Johnson, profiles the Monash Partners Data Platform. The vision of the Monash Partners Data-Driven Healthcare and Informatics Platform is to ‘improve health outcomes across our community, through data-driven innovation and care’. It aims to explore and develop …

From the Director: Building national infrastructure to support the sharing and reuse of health research data

Monash Partners’ data platform sits across our partnership supporting systems, strategies and processes to optimise the use of health data for healthcare improvement and research. Activities include data sharing agreements and principles, agreed and now being implemented across the Partners as well as work on optimising consistent data related ethics and governance and our ongoing event series including an upcoming data privacy and access …