Paul Scuffham and his team just completed work on a trial to assess if remote access to clinicians using telehealth technologies over broadband lead to improved diabetic control in a way that benefits patients, carers and clinicians, and improves the overall health system. The Townsville Broadband-Enabled Diabetes Telehealth Trial and Trial Extension was funded by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Communications.
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As part of an ARC Linkage Grant, Paul Scuffham and his team are conducting a study on the use of Citizen's Juries (CJ) to engage consumers in healthcare decision-making. In a first, they are using DCE surveys to quantify changes in consumer preferences after participation on a CJ.
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A recent article in The Daily Telegraph highlights the endeavors of healthcare professionals and researchers to convince the Australian government of the benefit of taxing junk foods.
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Erin is working on her PhD at CAHE, Griffith University. The aim of her research is to investigate the influence of the food environment and socio-economic and demographic factors on dietary intake in early childhood (3-5 years of age).
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