HealthGov is a multidiciplinary network of researchers, professionals, regulators and policy makers who colloborate to discuss research in health governance.
This network provides:
- collaborative research across several disciplines
- facilitating the internationalisation of research and international linkages
- improving techniques of research design and management
providing opportunities to network with other governance researchers and practitioners
- improving communication of results to wide audiences
- strengthening this research area and enhancing future viability.
HealthGov is a member of the Global Health Workforce Alliance (World Health Organization) and the Menzies Centre for Health Policy (University of Sydney).
HealthGov members attended the International Sociological Association Research Committee 52 Conference on ‘Professions and Society: Facing the challenges of marketisation, globalisation and digitalisation' held at the Social Sciences Campus, the University of Florence, 4-6 July, 2019.
Our current projects:
- Strengthening oral health workforce governance: a qualitative-quantitative investigation of workforce integration approaches in England and Australia, NHMRC Sidney Sax Research Fellowship 2017-2021 (Balasubramanian M & Short S.)
- Balasubramanian, M., Brennan, D., Short, S., Gallagher, J. (2019). A strife of interests: A qualitive study on the challenges facing oral health workforce policy and planning. Health Policy, 123(11), 1068-1075
- Comparing care services in both Australia and Korea to improve patient safety: a Comprehensive Quality Improvement System for the Long-term Care Service Based on Infrastructure, Processes, and Outcomes Using a Comparative Study between Australia and Korea, National Research Foundation of Korea Research Support Grant, Korea 2017-2020 (Lee, HY., Chin, Y., Park, E., Short, SD. & Lee. MJ).
- Improved governance of health workforce migration to Australia and Canada, ARC Discovery Project 2016-2018 (Hawthorne, L; Sampford, C., Short, SD., Breakey, H., Scott, A., Sweetman, L., McDonald, J)